Halter Awards Contract For $3.5 Million To Gulf Coast Refrigeration

Gulf Coast R e f r i g e r a t i o n and Motor Service, Inc. of Houma, La., recently signed the largest contract in its history to install heating and air-conditioning systems in the seven catamaran-style tugs (CATUGS) under construction by Halter Marine, Inc.


Halter Marine Delivers Large Supply Boat To George Engine Co.

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,

McDermott Shipyards To Build Inter-Island Barge For Matson

McDermott Shipyards has been awarded a contract by Matson Navigation Company of San Francisco to build a unique, 350-foot self-unloading container/tank barge. It will be used for Matson's inter-island cargo services in the Hawaiian Islands, and

Halter Marine Names A.J. Rizzo Director Of Public Relations

Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La., has established an Office of Advertising & Publishing Relations, and named A.J. Rizzo director. In making the announcement, Harold P. Halter, president, Halter Marine Services, Inc., said the new

Service Marine Industries Elects New Officers

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.

Mississippi Marine Launches Its First Offshore Supply Vessel

Mississippi Marine Towboat Corporation, Greenville, Miss., recently launched its first offshore supply vessel. The 112-foot by 26- foot by 11-foot 2-inch Utility-class vessel was designed by the naval architectural and marine engineering firm of van Bentem and Associates of Ocean Springs,


Mobil Oil Canada, Ltd., has been active in the eastern Canadian offshore exploration drilling since 1967, principally in the vicinity of Sable Island and on the Eastern Grand Banks. In the early 1970s, these exploration drilling activities led

Construction & Repair Activity Up At Small And Medium Size Yards

MARITIME REPORTER recently conducted a limited survey among key small and medium-size U.S. shipyards engaged primarily in the construction of shallow-draft vessels. Information received as of press time is presented here to show current levels and indicates activity is on the upswing.

McDermott Plans To Expand Gulfport Division Shipyard

McDermott Incorporated announced that its Shipyard Group has purchased 70 additional acres in the Bayou Bernard Industrial District north of Gulfport, Miss., to expand the shipbuilding and repair facilities of its Gulfport Division. Located on

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