Halter Delivers Two Large-Capacity Crewboats

Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., recently delivered two of its new l o n g - d e c k 101-foot crewboats to P.T. Bailey, Inc. of Morgan City, La. The Richard Hill and Steve Partain sport 55-foot-long clear deck areas capable of carrying more than 30 tons of cargo.


First Aegis Missile Cruiser Christened At Ingalls Yard

America's F i r s t Lady Mrs. Nancy Reagan smashed the traditional bottle of champagne against the bow when the U.S. Navy's newest combat ship was christened recently. The Ticonderoga (shown above), under construction at Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries,

Wartsila s Italian Plant Rolls Out Two Stroke

Given the rigorous commercial and physical environments in which sea commerce is conducted, shipowners are understandably conservative. The requirement for machinery and equipment reliability is all the more intense in a maritime setting, due to

Generators And Synchronous Condensers

At the same time, AMSC has begun fabrication of a prototype for a 10- MVAR SuperVAR dynamic synchronous condenser (DSC) ordered by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). DSC's ensure proper VAR levels are maintained in electric power transmission and distribution systems,

Award RCA $339 Million In Contracts For Navy's Aegis Weapon Systems

RCA Missile and Surface Radar, Moorestown, N.J., has received $339 million in contracts for Aegis weapon systems for three additional U.S. Navy ships in the Aegis class of guided missile cruisers. The awards cover production and integration effort

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