Devoe Marine Announces Management Appointments

Devoe Marine Coatings Co., Louisville, Ky., one of the largest manufacturers of high quality coatings, recently announced the following management appointments. William Mitchell has been appointed vice president, Eastern region. Mr. Mitchell is responsible


First Coast S h i p b u i l d i ng Constructing $ 1 2 - M i l l i on Luxury Y a c h t For C l i p p e r Cruise

Clipper Cruise Line recently announced that construction of its Yorktown Clipper is proceeding on schedule, with service slated to begin in March 1988. After being launched in November, the luxury yacht is being outfitted for an early March christening.

Columbian CF-3 Stainless Propellers Provide High Performance And Long Life

According to Bob Steeber, Columbian Bronze Corporation's director of sales, the propellers now manufactured of CF-3 stainless steel alloy have the strength required to allow "fine-tuning" for maximum performance. The CF-3 does not yield under load or flex out of pitch,

Newport News Shipbuilding Launches Nuclear Submarine

The Atlanta (SSN 712), shown above, the 31st nuclear-powered submarine to be built by Newport News Shipbuilding, was launched during recent ceremonies at the shipyard. U.S. Senator Sam Nunn of Georgia was the principal speaker. His wife, Colleen, was the ship's sponsor.

Tanker Supply, Demand Profitability To 1996

"Tanker Supply, Demand and Profitability to 1996" analyzes recent chartering trends, from 1985 to 1991, and examines the operating profitability of various tankers during the period. Forecast spot and time-charter freight rates are presented, from 1992 to 1996,

Bauer Industries Completes Excursion Boat Interior Design

The John James Audubon, formerly the Bayou Jean Lafitte, has undergone a complete interior renovation designed by Bauer Interiors, Inc., New Orleans, La. The 125-foot excursion vessel, owned and operated by The New Orleans Steamboat Company, will

Gems Level Switches Meet Latest Self-Checking Capability Requirements

Many hazardous cargoes now require self-checking of loading and off-loading operations under c l o s e d - l o a d i n g conditions for crude and fuel oil, chemical, and other product carriers. The Gems LS-55555 Series manual check level switches were designed to meet these requirements,

Marathon Licensee To Build Third Jackup Rig

Marathon LeTourneau Offshore Company licensee, Euroasia Shipyard Company Limited, Hong Kong, has signed a contract with Construction & Marine Services Company (S.A.K.), Kuwait, for construction of a Class 116-C self-elevating mobile offshore jackup drilling unit.

MarAd Gives Go-Ahead To Extend Cherry Valley's Subsidizable Life

The MarAd and Maritime Subsidy Board have agreed to a request from Margate Shipping Co. to extend the subsidizable life of the 38,000-dwt tanker Cherry Valley until February 28, 1997. Without action, the subsidizable life would have expired July 9.

Lips Designs Detachable Blade Propellers For Amoco

Amoco's tug Michigan, operating through the winter in Lake Michigan last year, experienced damage to its stainless monobloc propellers necessitating unscheduled drydocking of the vessel twice and the installation of a spare propeller. Lips Propellers