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A m e r i c a n Ship Building Names A l l e n Zang President Of Nabrico

Allen Zang has been named president of The American Ship Building Company's Nashville Bridge Company (Nabrico) Division, it was announced in Cleveland, Ohio, by Francis W. Theis, president and chief executive officer of the parent corporation.

 

Hillman Launches 400th Barge For Crounse Corporation

Hillman Barge & Construction Company of Brownsville, Pa., has announced the launching of the 400th barge the company has built for the Crounse Corporation of Paducah, Ky. Like the first barge Hillman built for Crounse in 1964, this 195-foot by

Equitable Shipyards, Inc. Lays Keel For Third 2,000-DWT Breakbulk Vessel For American Atlantic

Keel-laying ceremonies for the third 2,000- dwt breakbulk vessel in a series of three vessels for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc. were held recently by Equitable Shipyards, Inc., at its Madisonville, La., shipyard. The principals attending the

K.W. Waldorf Named To New Zapata Post

Kenneth W. Waldorf has been named vice president of Zapata Corporation's Technical Services Group, with responsibility for new construction of offshore drilling rigs, marine service and fishing vessels, and fish processing plants. This represents

Equitable Lays Keel For First Of Three Breakbulk Vessels For American Atlantic Shipping

Keel-laying ceremonies for the first 2,000- dwt breakbulk vessel in a series of three vessels for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc., was held recently by Equitable Shipyards, Inc. at its Madisonville La., shipyard. The principals attending the keel-laying ceremonies were Paul Hancock,

UK Manufacturers Seek To Forge New Partnerships

Launched in March 2001, The Marine Export Partnership (MEP) is a new initiative designed to assist British marine companies in their exporting efforts and to raise the profile of the British marine industry to potential overseas customers. The

60% Of Spanish-Built Ships Built By Astilleros Espanoles —Spain Now In Fourth Place

Astilleros Espanoles, S.A. recently held a special stockholders' meeting in the Assembly Room of the Spanish Industry Institute (I.N.I.), Madrid, to authorize the board-of directors to increase the capital stock of the company by 50 percent during the next few years.

Sun Ship Awarded $137.5 Million To Build Two Ships For Waterman

Robert J. Blackwell, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce, has announced the award of a $137,446,600 subsidized shipbuilding contract to Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., for the construction of

Maxon Marine Delivers Custom-Built River Barges

Fabrication of custom-built marine equipment for three Midwest firms has been completed recently by Maxon Marine Industries, Inc. of Tell City, Ind. Three identical deck barges (one shown above) were ordered by the J . S . Alberici Construction Company, Inc.

Brent Christens Cummins-Powered Towboat 'Melinda Brent#

The Melinda Brent (shown above), an 86-foot inland waterways towboat, was christened recently in New Orleans by her owners, Brent Towing of Greenville, Miss. Designed and built by Superior Boat Works of Greenville, the vessel is powered by Cummins

 
 
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