Shipyards- USA and Canada
T-Torque Drive System, Inc. recently announced that its drive system is now available to all boat builders and high-speed enthusiasts. This system was originally developed for the Tempest 44-foot high-speed diesel-powered craft and later modified to accommodate any size vessel.
Winthrop A. Wyman has been appointed executive vice president of Gulf Marine Management Company and general managermarine transportation for Gulf Trading and Transportation Company. He had been vice presidenttrading and transportation for AGRICO, Inc.
Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc., Houston, Texas, has provided three unique crewboats for Impreso U Girola Estero, a joint venture of Italian firms. The Stewart & Stevenson vessels, built at Houston's Glendale Boat Works, have passenger capacity of 28 persons or a 4,200-pound payload.
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has delivered two new fast ferries to the Government of Bermuda, Ministry of Transport. The first vessel was delivered in March; a sister ship arrived in Bermuda in June. The ferries provide commuter
The Marine Section, National Safety Council, has cited 11 leaders in maritime accident prevention for outstanding presentations on issues of safety and programs for promoting the health of industry workers in the United States. Capt. Lars N. Pedersen,
In a move that both diversifies and broadens its offerings in the maritime arena, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has purchased the assets and contracts of Barker Boys Creek Towing of West Nyack, N.Y., it was recently announced. "The business unit
The American Ship Building Company has received a group of contracts totaling approximately $20 million for the conversion of a Great Lakes bulk carrier and construction of several types of barges. First of the contracts is with Cleveland-Cliffs
Remember when you had your first job and you saw something that you really needed to have, let's say it was a car. You asked your parents' opinion about you purchasing it and I'm sure the first thing they wanted to know was what is the purchase
The Hans W. Wynholds Company (HWW) of Cupertino, Calif., recently signed its third major maritime contract—a multi-year project with Maersk Line, Ltd. of New York—to provide computer hardware, software, documentation, training, and support for both shipboard and shoreside applications.
Gennaro Oliva, former hull design engineer with Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., has just recently joined the staff of Atlantic Coast Enterprises, Inc., manufacturers of a widely diversified marine product line. Since his education as a naval architect,