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.

McDermott Names Jamestown Metal Supplier Of The Year

Jamestown Metal Marine Sales, Inc., was recently honored by McDermott Shipyards, Inc., by being selected as one of their top 10 suppliers for the year 1990. JMMS was selected out of nearly 3,800 vendors for their performance on contracts to furnish

General Electric Credit Buys Its Eleventh Tanker

General Electric Credit Corporation (GECC) announced it has acquired for $89,980,000 the 165,- 000-dwt Thompson Pass, a new crude carrier to transport Alaska oil to the U.S. The vessel will be time chartered to SPC Shipping, Inc., a Simplicity

Nippon Steel Completes Floating Tanker Berth For Alaska Pipeline

Nippon Steel Corp. of Japan has announced the completion of a 2,820-metric-ton floating tanker berth to be installed at the terminus for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline in Valdez, Alaska. The floating berth will be used for the No. 1 berth in Port Valdez,

Contract Awarded For Oil Loading Column With Concrete Shaft And Base

A contract has been awarded by Phillips Petroleum Exploration U.K., Ltd. to Equipments Mecaniques et Hydrauliques (E.M.H.) for the design, supply and installation of an articulated loading column (ALC) for offshore tanker mooring and crude oil loading in the Maureen Field of the North Sea.

New Study Examines Under-Priced Ship Resale Market

Certain sizes of ships, both bulk carriers and tankers, are usually under-priced by the ship resale market, according to a new study compiled by a New York maritime consulting firm. Shipping Intelligence, Inc., publishers of The Ship Sale Monitor and The Period Time Charter Monitor,

Snamprogetti & I M O D CO Form Joint V e n t u re

A joint venture between Snamprogetti and IMODCO, a unit of AMCA International based in the United States, has been awarded a contract by AGIP S.p.A., on a turnkey lump sum basis for a deepwater floating production storage and offloading terminal (FPSO).