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.
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
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 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
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,
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,
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 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.
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