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OFFSHORE EUROPE 85 Exhibition & Conference

Aberdeen, Scotland—September 10-13 Offshore Europe 85, the seventh in the series of biennial, high-technology offshore oil/gas industry exhibition/ conferences, will be held September 10-13 at its new permanent home—the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre at the Bridge of Don.

 

Gulf C r a f t Delivers 150-Passenger Party Fishing Boat

Gulf Craft, Inc., Patterson, La., recently delivered a 100-foot, 150- passenger party fishing vessel to Ronger Fishing Fleet, Sheepshead Bay, N.Y. The M/V Super Ranger is 100 feet long, has a beam of 25 feet, draft of 5.5 feet and a hull depth of 5.

New Cat-Powered Tugboat Ordered As Gdansk Gears Up For Port Growth

A new Caterpillar-powered tugboat ordered by the Port and Maritime Services Co. Ltd. in Gdansk, is set to play a key role in the ambitious expansion plans of the port authority. Improving the facilities available to customers using the port of Gdansk,

Avondale's Harvey Division Finishes Major Refurbishing Of Offshore Tug

The Harvey Quick Repair Division of Avondale Shipyards, Inc. in Harvey, La., recently completed an extensive overhaul and re-engining of the 121-foot oceangoing tug Harvey Trojan (photo). Originally delivered by Halter Marine in 1974 as the Abdon Martin,

N a v y A w a r d s E-Systems $ 4 . 7 - M i l l i o n C o n t r a ct

E-Systems recently received a $4.7-million U.S. Navy contract to provide continuing systems engineering and technical support services for the downlink communications tracking set used with the Terrier SM-2 missile. The contract with the Naval

Talon Technology To Provide Satellite Communications Systems

Talon Technology Corporation, Richardson, Texas, was organized recently to provide mobile satellite data communications systems and consulting services to the petroleum, marine, and defense industries. Lynn B. Heitman is president of the new company,

Avondale Awarded $319-Million Contract To Build Three Oilers

Avondale Industries Inc., New Orleans, La., was recently awarded a $319-million contract by the U.S. Navy to construct three T-AO-187 Class fleet oilers. Each of the Henry J. Kaiser Class oilers will have a displacement of 40,700 tons, length of 677-1/2 feet, and beam of 97-1/2 feet.

Tracor Awarded $16-Million Contract For Automated Communications System

Tracor Applied Sciences, Inc., a subsidairy of Tracor, Inc., has received a $16-million contract from Waterway Communications System, Inc., according to an announcement by Tracor group vice president William C. Moyer. The contract covers construction and installation of a new,

Hawaii Awarded Major New OTEC Project

Senator Spark Matsunaga (DHawaii) announced recently that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected the Hawaiian Dredging and Construction Company, a subsidiary of Dillingham Corporation of Honolulu, as the lead company for the $7.

Dear President Bush... Reasons for More Title XI Funding

One of the first important official acts of new U.S. President George W. Bush will be to submit to Congress a budget request for the entire U.S. Government for fiscal year 2002. For Americans with a stake in shipbuilding, a key budgetary concern

 
 
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