Newport News Shipbuilding of Newport News, Va., made history recently when it successfully lifted an 890-metric-ton assembly onto the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 70), under construction at the shipyard. The assembly, weighing as much as 630 standard size American automobiles,
Scheduled to be held November 11 - 15, 2001 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Ga., SSPC 2001 (The Society for Protective Coatings) is the conference and exhibition for the protective coatings industry. While the marine business is not the solitary focus of the event,
The first cement carrier ever built in Taiwan was delivered recently to her owners, Asia Cement Corporation, by China Shipbuilding Corporation's Keelung Yard. Named Asia Cement No. 1, the vessel is now operating in Taiwan coastal trade. The 6,
Bethlehem Steel Corporation laid the keel for a 27,340-deadweight- ton containership for Farrell Lines at its Sparrows Point, Baltimore, Md., shipyard on November 9, and for the first time in more than five years began to build a ship on the inclined ways.
Norwegian Cruise Line canceled the weekly sailing of its ship Norway on May 29 because of leaks in the fire sprinkler system, thwarting Caribbean vacation plans for more than 2,000 passengers stuck in Miami. The Norway had been scheduled to leave
A recently published report, "High Solid Systems for Industrial Maintenance and Repair: Technical and Economic Analysis," adds support as to why Amerlock 400 has so quickly established itself as one of the world's leading M&R coatings. Amerlock
Albacore Research's (ARL) ShipConstructor software was named design software-of-choice under the Second-Tier Shipyard Design Enhancement Program, which was granted funding under the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) Advanced Shipbuilding Enterprise initiative.
Charles F. Lehman has been elected a vice president of American Commercial Barge Line Company, according to an announcement made at ACBL's general offices in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Mr. Lehman previously served as director of public affairs for the barge line,
NASSCO has received a contract from the U.S. Navy for continuous maintenance of the DD-963 and CG-47 ships homeported in San Diego. The contract, which includes the initial year and four one-year options, is valued at approximately $68 million.
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc., Mobile, Ala., has been awarded a $1.292-million contract by the U.S. Navy for the conversion and regular overhaul of YFU-79 (self-propelled harbor utility craft) to HLT-1 (helicopter landing trainer) with redelivery to the Navy in March 1986.