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.

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

Subsidy Approved On USL Conversion Job To Cost $5.3 Million

The Maritime Subsidy Board has approved the award of a $2,569,934 subsidy to Maryland Shipbuilding and Drydock Company for reconstruction work on the United States Lines, Inc., containership American Merchant. The Baltimore shipyard is increasing the

Rolls-Royce Renames Holding Company For Canadian Operations

Rolls-Royce Holdings Canada Limited, which controls the activities of the Rolls-Royce Group in that country, has been renamed Rolls-Royce Industries Canada Inc. According to company chairman W.J. Mandry, "This new name offers a far more specific