Todd Shipyards Corporation, Los Angeles (Calif.) Division, recently laid the keel for the first of six Guided Missile Frigates for the U.S. Navy. The official certification of the keel was performed by Capt. Edmund A. Miller, USN, Commander, Long
Hvide Shipping, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., recently announced that it has requested bids for the construction of a 41,000-dwt U.S.-fiag chemical tanker, the M/V Seabuik America, from 14 major U.S. shipyards. The construction would involve the rebuilding of the wrecked tanker M/V Fuji,
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Heavy Machinery Ltd. in Korea recently delivered a second semi-submersible drilling rig to Santa Fe Drilling Company of Orange, Calif. Both rigs constructed for Santa Fe Drilling, a subsidiary of Santa Fe International Corporation,
Bird-Johnson Company of Walpole, Mass., a leading manufacturer of commercial and naval controllable- pitch propeller systems, has purchased the assets of The 76 Corporation, comprised of the HDF and Olympic Propeller Companies of Seattle. The
Keppel Shipyard, a major operating division of Keppel Corporation Limited, has completed a S$4.3-million (about US$2.2-million) conversion contract for the Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. The M/V Santorini, a RO/RO car/passenger ferry, was
The American Bureau of Shipping issued a Certificate of Approval to Turbine Components Corporation of Branford, Connecticut, on June 17, 1987. A.B.S. has surveyed T.C.C.'s facility and reviewed the process, specifications, and quality assurance
TANO Marine Systems, Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide the propulsion control system and central alarm and monitoring system for the U.S. Coast Guard's prototype Heritage Class Patrol Boat (WPB). TANO was awarded the contract by MTU North America,
—Free Literature Available Texaco Marine Services Inc. (TMSI), Port Arthur, Texas, has signed operating agreements with Archon Shipping Inc., and Acturus Shipping Inc., to manage the tanker Brooklyn and the tanker Williamsburg, according to William R.
Thomas E. Moran, chairman of Moran Towing Corporation, recently announced that Curtis Bay Towing Company, the 78-year-old marine transportation company, will change its name at its three ports of operation to Moran Towing of Maryland, Inc., Moran Towing of Pennsylvania, Inc.
Ole Skaarup, chairman of Skaarup Shipping Corporation of Greenwich, Conn., has announced that William O. Gray has been appointed president of Skaarup Oil Corporation and that Capt. Lawrence Tzou has assumed full responsibility for ship operations