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Bergeron Industries, Inc. has announced the delivery of the barge David B (shown above) to DBC C o r p o r a t i o n of America, Houston. Constructed at Bergeron's Braithwaite, La., marine facility, the David B, reportedly the largest inland service tank barge ever built,

 

Hitachi Zosen Creates New Ship Conversion Planning Department

To strengthen its service capabilities to shipowners the world over, Hitachi Zosen has recently established a Ship Conversion Planning Department as part of the Administration Division of the Shipbuilding Headquarters. The new department began operations on April 1, 1977.

New Brochure From Hitco Outlines Asbestos-Free Insulation Textiles

A free color brochure highlighting a line of asbestos-free insulation textiles is now available from Hitco® Materials Division. The brochure explains in detail the many insulation textiles the company offers, and their applications. The products detailed include Refrasil®,

IHI Completes Accommodation Barge For Abu Dhabi Oilfield

A jackup accommodation barge for Zakum Development Company (ZADCO), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has been constructed by IHI (Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), Japan, for use in the Persian Gulf. It will be a control and accommodation center

Tompkins To Market BFGoodrich Bearings In Four Eastern States

Lucian Q. Moffitt, Inc., a subsidiary of BFGoodrich, has named Guy Tompkins as a manufacturer's representative for BFGoodrich Cutless® brand bearings. He will cover the commercial marine industry in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Joint North Sea Service Operation Formed By Brostrom And Tor Line

Sweden's Brostrom, and Tor L i n e s h i p p i n g g r o u p s have launched a new joint company to manage their cargo traffic in the North and Baltic Seas and to develop feeder traffic f o r transocean services. Called Tor Lloyd AB, the company

AMCA Acquires Koehring; Name New Officers At Crane Manufacturer

AMCA International, formerly known as Dominion Bridge Co., Ltd., recently announced a major reorganization of the recently acquired Koehring Company. The move concentrates all of AMCA's construction equipment businesses under the Koehring name,

Cathodic/Electrolytic Engineers Offer Replacement Anode Service For Antifouling Systems

The recent collapse of the British company Elinca, whose antifouling and corrosion suppression systems are used by shipping operators in the U.S.A., has left many companies without a source for replacement anodes. One of the few companies offering

International Paint Enters Commercial Agreement With Nippon Paint Co.

International Paint Company, New York, N.Y., has announced that the International Paint Group, the world's largest marine coatings manufacturers, has entered into a technical and commercial agreement for marine paint with the Nippon Paint Company of Osaka,

CDI Marine Awarded Navy Design Contracts Totaling $3.2 Million

CDI Marine Company announces the recent award of two major contracts to supply design services to the U.S. Navy. The first is a $1.3-million, one-year contract to provide design and engineering support for Navy surface ships to Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Jacksonville, Fla.

 
 
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