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Bath Iron Works Launches Navy Frigate Ahead Of Schedule

The U.S. Navy guided missile frigate Clifton Sprague ( F F G 1 6 ) was r e c e n t ly launched 19 weeks ahead of schedule by Bath Iron Works. The ship honors the name and memory of the late Vice Adm. Clifton Albert Frederick Sprague, USN, World

 

Don Welch Succeeds Clifford O'Hara As President Of AAPA

The American Association of Port Authorities concluded its 69th annual convention, held in Norfolk, Va., recently with the election of officers and directors for the coming year. Don Welch, executive director of the South Carolina Ports Authority,

Two Big Bulkfleet Barges Christened At Quincy Yard

General Dynamics' Quincy Shipbuilding Division recently christened two large oilcarrying barges during a colorful twin ceremony at the shipyard. The barges, Bulkfleet Pennsylvania and Bulkfleet Texas, were both built for Bulklfleet Marine Corporation of Houston.

U.S. Ocean Dumping Act

As this article is being written, the chief executive officer of an American ocean carrier is on trial for alleged participation in the discharge of contaminated wheat into waters of the South China Sea. The charges were brought under the somewhat obscure U.

Business Milestone for Vietnam

Vietnam's fledgling shipbuilding industry has raised its international profile by entering into a seminal agreement with the UK's Graig Group for the construction of a series of double-hulled bulk carriers. Cardiff-based Graig's bold move, potentially

USP&I Home Office To New York Area— Other Changes Announced

The United States P.&I. Agency, Inc. (USP&I), the marine liability claims adjusting affiliate of Underwriters Adjusting Company, has announced changes in office locations and management responsibilities. The home office, formerly located in New Orleans, has moved to Piscataway, N.

McDermott Unit Renamed —Earles And Foster Appointed Senior VPs

Robert E. Howson, president and chief operating officer of McDermott Marine Construction, recently announced a management realignment. The McDermott Operating Unit has been officially renamed McDermott Marine Construction. It employs 20,000 people

 
 
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