Halter To Build Deepwater, ME 202s And ME 303s In The United States

Halter Marine, Inc., of New Orleans, La., and Maritime Engineering A.S., of Oslo, Norway, have signed an agreement granting Halter exclusive rights in the U.S. to build all of the ME series vessels in excess of 201 feet. Halter also has the license on a nonexclusive basis worldwide.


Hull Built By Wdrtsild-Turku Will Be Outfitted By Moss Yard

The biggest hull ever built by Wartsila was delivered recently to its purchaser, the Norwegian Moss Fredrikstad Verft. This project is a unique example of how shipyards in two different countries can carry out a cooperative building venture. The

Fairbanks Morse Engine Division Ships First Colt-Pielstick PC4.2

The first of a series of Colt-Pielstick PC4.2 engines built by the Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries has been shipped to Avondale Shipyards in New Orleans, La. The delivery of this engine culminates four years and tens of thousands of man hours related to the planning,

Tidewater Marine Upgrades Another Towing/Supply Vessel At McDermott

Tidewater Marine Services, Inc. of New Orleans, the marine subsidiary of Tidewater Inc., has announced the major upgrading of its towing/supply vessel Hatch Tide by McDermott Shipyards in Morgan City, La., for service in the deepwater Gulf of

Nashville Bridge Co. Plans Major Expansion At Ashland City Yard

A $2-million expansion of the Nashville Bridge Company Shipyards, Ashland City, Tenn., was announced recently by A1 Zang, president of NABRICO. Mr. Zang said the expansion will increase the company's production in Ashland City by as much as 15 percent,

$40-Million Contract To Nashville Bridge For Towboats, Barges

The American Ship Building Company has received a $40-million contract for. the construction of barges and towboats, it was announced by Jacob O. Kamm, president. "This is the largest single contract ever received by our Nashville Bridge Company,

SNAME Gulf Section Holds Spring Meeting

The 28th annual spring meeting of the Gulf Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held at the Fairmont Hotel, New Orleans, La. Activities began the evening before the meeting with a "warmup" cocktail party on the steamer Natchez.

Wartsila To Produce Ship Accommodations In Korea

Wartsila Accommodation Systems, Korea Ltd., a company producing ship accommodations, was recently established by Wartsila in the Republic of Korea. The company, in which Wartsila is major shareholder, is situated in Masan near major shipyards.

MDI: Shipyard Production Expertise

Maritime Design, Inc. (MDI) offers a wide range of technical services, but director of marketing & sales. Bob Rogaski stresses MDI's shipyard experience to ship owner prospects. "Maritime Design, Inc. demonstrates a long line of experience with

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