A & B Industries
Sick Ships, Project America and a Merger
2002 will surely not be counted as "a banner year" for many, if any, industries, particularly not for the leisure and travel niche. The cruise industry survived a tough year, as terrorism, a shakey economy and sickness outbreaks onboard ships grabbed headlines.
President Reagan And Sponsor Authenticate Keel Of 'Yorktown' At Ingalls
As part of his participation in the bicentennial celebration of the Battle of Yorktown, Va., that ended the Revolutionary War, President Reagan authorized the start of hull construction on a new U.S. Navy cruiser to be named Yorktown (CG 48). In the upper photo,
Tokyo Marine Services Starts Trans-Pacific Drydock Tow
Launching ceremonies for the Port of Portland's giant 982-foot Dry Dock 4 were held on August 8 in Kure, Japan, at Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries' (IHI) shipbuilding center. A delegation of Oregon public and labor officials, port commissioners
Norshipco Dedicates New $5-Million Repair Pier
Norfolk Shipbuliding and Drydock Corporation (Norshipco), Norfolk, Va., has dedicated its new $5-million, 1,030-foot pier for general ship repair, marking completion of the initial phase of an expansion program expected to nearly double the yard's current 2,200 employment within four years.
Northrop Grumman To Acquire Litton Industries For $5.IB
In a move which effectively creates a defense and marine naval construction giant, Northrop Grumman Corp. and Litton Industries jointly announced late last month that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Northrop Grumman will acquire
FMD Appoints Sanchez To Direct Field Operations
J. Angus Maclnnes, vice president/ program manager of Frigitemp Marine Division, has announced the appointment of Joseph A. Sanchez as director of field operations for FMD for joiner work on two major naval contracts with Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries.
Jered Gets Contracts Totaling $2 Million For Sewage Handline Systems
Jered Industries, 1300 South Coolidge Road, Birmingham, Mich. 48008, have recently been awarded two major contracts for their vacuum flush sewage handling system. The total value of the contracts are in excess of $2,000,000. Both systems comply with
First International Symposium On Computer Aided Hull-Surface Definition
The First International Symposium on Computer Aided Hull- Surface Definition (SCAHD 77) will be held in Annapolis, Md., on September 26-27, 1977. The symposium will be presented by Technical & Research Panel 0-34 (Computers), and hosted by the Chesapeake
Three N e w Vice Presidents N a m e d At CDI M a r i n e Co.
Paul I. Beining, president of CDI Marine Company, Jacksonville, Fla., recently announced major changes in the organizational structure of the company. Donald W. Jett has been promoted to executive vice president responsible for the operation of the
American Bureau Classes 55 Vessels In September
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) classed 55 vessels worldwide in September, totaling 1,129,407 deadweight tons or 611,884 gross tons. The vessels classed during the month included two very large crude carriers (VLCCs), one selfelevating drilling