Ranging from a small, maneuverable coastal and inland multi-mission environmental boat to a large new generation deepwater supply vessel, this year's top ten workboats built by second-tier U.S. and Canadian shipyards represent a wide range of hull styles,


Bethlehem Beaumont Shipyard To Build Offshore Rig For Houston Offshore International

Houston Offshore International, Inc. has ordered construction of an offshore oil drilling rig from Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas shipyard. Announcement of the contract was made by Jerry E. Chiles, president of Houston Offshore, and Barry Long,

Lugger Diesels Give Passenger Boats Economical High Speed

With her three Lugger 6140AL diesel engines generating a top speed of 22.5 knots, the new 103-foot, 150- passenger party fishing boat Lady Frances "really moves," according to Frank and Christine Blount of Gail Frances Charters. The boat was built by Lydia Yachts, Stuart, Fla.

Fuel Management Systems Lease Program Introduced By DiFlo International

DiFlo International recently announced that the company is introducing a monthly lease program for its Series 1000 Fuel Management Systems as an alternative to an outright purchase, according to Thomas E. Prosser, DiFlo president. Available to

Shell Literature Details Benefits Of MVI Lube Oils In Marine Diesels

Taking note of the growing worldwide shortage of suitable crudes from which to refine medium viscosity index (MVI) lube oils, Shell Oil Company has prepared new literature pointing out the historically proven benefits of MVI lube oils for mediumspeed diesel engines,

IMODCO Establishes Far East Marketing Office

IMODCO has opened a Far East marketing office situated in Shaw Towers, Suite 2109 on Singapore's Beach Road. Leonard K. Watts, transferred from Los Angeles, Calif, headquarters, has been named regional manager. In making the announcement, Alfred W.

New Literature Available On VHF/FM Marine Radios From Uniden Corporation

Uniden Corporation of America, Indianapolis, Ind., is offering new literature on the line of VHF/FM marine radios that the company produces. By way of introduction, the publication mentions that Uniden's position as a technological leader has been

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