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Year-End Report

The rapid momentum of American shipbuilding-, initiated with the enactment of legislation in 1970 (the Merchant Marine Act of 1970), designed to restore the United States to a position of prominence and substance among world maritime powers, continued to accelerate in 1973.

 

R / V Deepsea Miner Equipped W i t h 70-Foot-High Enclosure

Dome East Corporation, 325 Duffy Avenue, Hicksville, N.Y. 11801, just completed design, engineering, fabrication and installation of the world's largest derrick enclosure. It is now in use aboard the R / V Deepsea Miner II sailing out of California.

Gulf's Oil Recovery Vessel For Bantry Bay, Ireland Built In Rhode Island By Blount Marine

Gulf Oil Corporation has acquired a newly developed oil recovery vessel for its deepwater oil terminal in Bantry Bay, Ireland. Besides requiring a highly effective oil recovery unit, Gulf also required a ship to patrol the waters near Whiddy Island,

Pettit Paint Expands Antifoulings Market Base

Pettit Paint Company, Inc., Borough of Rockaway, N.J., one of the leading producers and pioneers in the development and manufacture of high-performance and quality coatings for the marine pleasure market for over 60 years, is expanding into the commercial and marine military markets.

Brochure On Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems Offered By Walter Kidde

Walter Kidde, Division of Kidde, Inc., Wake Forest, N.C., has published a 12-page brochure on Halon 1301 fire extinguishing systems. On opening the brochure, one reads: "Who Said 'Water is Cheap'? Try it on Computer Room Fires!" It is then explained

Malcolm Dick Elected President Of Gibbs & Cox Naval Architectural Firm

Richard M. Ehrlich, chairman of Gibbs & Cox, Inc., of New York City, one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural firms, recently announced that the board of directors had elected Malcolm Dick president. Mr. Dick, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,

 
 
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