The Point Conception, the first tug/supply ship of the newly organized Point Marine, Inc. of Morgan City, La., has been delivered by its builder, Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La. The 185-foot vessel is the first of two sisterships being built by Halter's Moss Point, Miss.
Richard M. Currence, president of Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation, New Orleans, La., has announced the addition of Gulf Fleet No. 65, a 190-foot by 40-foot by 16- foot 6,000-hp class towing/supply vessel, which is powered by twin EMD 12 645-E7C diesel engines through twin Reinjes WAV 2740,
The first inshore towing/supply vessels certified by the U.S. Coast Guard to serve the oil and gas industry are now in service for Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., a subsidiary of Tidewater Inc. The vessels, Beefmaster and Brahma, which represent a contract cost of approximately $1 million,
Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered a new 166-foot offshore supply vessel, Fay Hebert, to its owner, the George Engine Co. of Harvey, La. The ship's overall dimensions are 166 feet in length, with a 38-foot breadth, 13-foot depth,
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.
Zodiac of North America, Stevensville, Md., recently announced that through their representative Menge Marine Equipment Group, New Orleans, the U.S. Navy has chosen two models of Zodiac's Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIB) to equip the new AGOR 23 currently
Thomas R. Hensley, president and majority stockholder of Service Marine Industries (SMI), Amelia, La., recently announced the following changes in ownership and organizational structure. SMI was recently purchased by Jim Miller of Oak Brook, 111.
In late May of 2000, the Malachai Dockyard was crowded with 16 boats under construction, measuring anywhere from 66 to 125 ft. (20 to 38 m). Located on the Gulf of Thailand in the province of Samutsakom, the yard is a leading builder of steel fishing boats.
Dravo SteelShip Corporation, Pine Bluff, Ark., has announced completion of a new addition to their main fabricating plant. This new addition is the first expansion since SteelShip Corporation was acquired by Dravo Corporation of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Desco Marine, St. Augustine, Fla., reached two milestones this past December with the launching of the Singleton Fleets 56. The 73-foot vessel is the 2,200th wood shrimp boat built by Desco, and the 100th Desco boat powered by a Cummins K-series marine diesel engine.