The 67-foot patrol boat Santa Cruz de la Sierra (shown above) was christened at a recent ceremony held at the Hope/Progressive shipyard in Houma, La. The new vessel, ordered by the Naval Forces of the Republic of Bolivia, was built under contract with Napco International Inc.
The 86th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, held at the New York Hilton Hotel in November, brought together the leaders in shipbuilding and ship operation, not only from the United States but worldwide. The wide ranging
This Spring, VT Group will unveil what it touts as Europe's most advanced naval shipbuilding facility, a nearly $60 million investment located within Portsmouth Naval Base. From the start. the facility will be used to build blocks for all the Royal Navy's new 7.
Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., of Seattle, Wash., recently delivered the fourth of nine 32-foot Fast Response Vessels to Foss Environmental Services, a division of the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle. These oil-spill response boats will be
Preparing their crews on vessels or rigs to deal with emergency medical problems can significantly reduce medical care costs, lost-time injuries and legal problems. In response to requests from a number of clients, MarineSafety International has
The 13th annual edition of the colorful, informative 16-page tabloid "Uniflite News" with 28 articles and 115 photos — 55 in color — on 1977 Uniflite fire retardant fiberglass boats from 28 to 42 feet long is available free of charge from Uniflite dealers or the company.
$2.5-million contract to build a penumatic ship's unloader has been won by the Brazilian marine, offshore, and industrial equipment manufacturer CEC Engineering of Rio de Janeiro. CEC is part of the CCN shipbuilding, shipping, and equipment group.
The Lima Electric Company, Inc., a Condec Company, has added another model, the MAC II™, to its product line of 1,200-rpm alternators. A c c o r d i n g to the manufacturer, the new unit combines the simplicity and reliability of the proven MAC®
Port Fabricators, Inc., specializing in the design, construction, maintenance and repairs of facilities and equipment for the petroleum and marine industry, has recently been established at the Port of New Iberia, La. Occupying a 12-acre waterfront site,
The use of aluminum alloy anodes to provide improved cathodic protection for offshore oil structures and vessels is the subject of a booklet available from Kaiser Chemicals. It offers corrosion engineers guidance on anode selection and essential