Halter Delivers Versatile 195-Foot Offshore Supply Vessel

Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered the new 195-foot offshore support vessel Highland Light to its owner, Offshore Logistics, Inc. of Lafayette, La. The Highland Light is the fourth in a series of large rig towing, anchor


Halter Delivers Tug/Supply Boat To D.F. Levy Marine

Halter Marine, Inc. has delivered the Summer Sun (shown above), a tug/supply boat, to D.F. Levy Marine Limited I, Morgan City, La. She is the second of six vessels to be built at Halter's Moss Point, Miss., division for the Morgan City operator.

McAllister Orders Three 4,290-Hp Tugs

McAllister Brothers, Inc., 17 Battery Place, New York, N.Y., has placed an order with Main Iron Works, Inc. of Houma, La., for the construction of three 4,290-hp tugboats at a cost of $4 million. James P. McAllister, president, in announcing the contract award,

Construction Begins On New Super-Class Semisubmersible For ODECO

The Ocean Drilling & Exploration Company (ODECO) is adding a new dimension to its drilling fleet with the construction of a heavy-duty, fully winterized, s e l f - p r o p e l l e d semisubmersible with huge deckload capacities, that will be capable

Upcoming Events

IMAS-91 in Sydney, Australia, November 11-13, 1991. The Institute of Marine Engineers will hold its Sixth International Maritime and Shipping Conference at the University of New South Wales. The theme of the conference will be high-speed marine transportation.

WABCO Offers 8-page Brochure On Logicmasterâ„¢ Marine Propulsion Control Systems

The WABCO Fluid Power Division of American- Standard, Lexington, Ky., has published an eight-page brochure on Logicmasterâ„¢ pneumatic control systems for marine engines equipped with hydraulic clutch reverse gears. WABCO Logicmaster controls incorporate the

Westinghouse Pursues Diesel Propulsion Markets In U.S.

The Westinghouse Marine Division, Sunnyvale, Calif., and New Sulzer Diesel Ltd., the latter a leading designer of diesel engines, have r e a c h e d an agreement for Westinghouse to market and manufacture slow- and medium-speed diesel marine propulsion in the United States.

Barges Carried Some 40 Percent Of U.S. Grain Exported In 1980

Barge shipments of grain destined for export reached a record 1.95 billion bushels in 1980, according to figures recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The share of all export grain carried by barges last year reached 40.3 percent,

SNAME New York Section Reports Meeting Program For 1978-1979 Season

The New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has announced its program of technical meetings for the 1978- 79 season. All meetings this season, except the Annual Meeting, will be held at the Whitehall Club, 17 Battery Place, New York, N.

Mrs. Joseph Elected Director At Twin City Barge

Mrs. Geri M. Joseph, former U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands, has been elected to the board of directors of Twin City Barge, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., it was announced recently by John W. Lambert, chairman of the board. A life-long resident of the Twin Cities,

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