The Camden Ship Repair Company, a shipyard which has been repairing vessels since 1834, has recently invested a million dollars in purchasing and reconditioning a 700-ton floating drydock. This facility can accommodate ships up to 160 feet in length and 60 feet in beam.
After building a 12-year onshore success record, Du Pont has moved its cost-reducing Maintenance Painting Service (MPS) offshore to oil drilling and production platforms and other marine structures. In the past two years, Du Pont's Offshore MPS
Sperry Vickers has announced the appointment of Arthur R. Whited to planning manager for its International Group. Mr. Whited will remain at the company's Troy, Mich., World Headquarters. In his new position, Mr. Whited will be responsible for managing long-range business plans,
Avondale S h i p y a r d s , Inc. of New Orleans, La., announced the appointment of James M. Temenak as marketing manager for new construction activities. The appointment supports the commitment that Avondale and their parent company, Ogden Corporation,
The first Crandall-designed railway drydock to be built in Massachusetts in 50 years has just been completed by Norlantic Diesel, Inc. at their repair yard in Fairhaven. This upgrading of Norlantic's facilities i l l u s t r a t e s the belief
One of the world's largest bulk cargo terminal builders has proposed to build a major bulk handling facility at its own expense on the Port of San Francisco's south waterfront. Soros Associates, headquartered in New York City, suggested to the San Francisco (Calif.
The 333-passenger ferry W.L. Callahan was recently delivered by Hydraulic Fishing Supply, Inc., Anacortes, Wash., to the State of Washington. The vessel was designed, built and delivered in a specified contract period of 168 days. Naval architects
A 50 percent improvement in pipe fabrication shop productivity was achieved recently through improved work scheduling in a shipyard pilot project sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Panel SP-8 on Industrial Engineering.
Bailey Refrigeration Company recently announced the completion of two 60-ton water chilling plants for a U.S. Naval activity (one unit shown above). Each plant, designed and constructed by Bailey, is a complete air-conditioning package on a portable steel base,
James D. Palmer, executive vice president of J.J. Henry Company, has announced the elections of Robert B. McFadden to vice president-production, John H. Klose to vice president-project management, and T.K. Lawrence to assistant vice president-Hampton Roads Operation.