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Bell Aerospace And Halter Marine To Develop New Class Of Commercial Surface Effect Ships

A joint venture agreement to develop a new class of Surface Effect Ships for the marine industry has been announced by Bell Aerospace Textron and Halter Marine Services, Inc. The venture, known as Bell- Halter and based at New Orleans (Post Office Box 29211, New Orleans, La.

 

U.S.-FLAG CRUISING: READY TO SAIL?

New Gaming Law First Step In Opening Lucrative Market To U.S. Operators * Editor's Note: The Transportation Institute is a maritime trade association based in the Washington, D. C. area which represents more than 140 U.S.-flag shipping companies

Monark Boat Delivers Oil Recovery Vessel For Use On Lake Maracaibo

new oil recovery vessel was recently delivered to the owners, The Lake Committee, Lake Maracaibo, La Salina, Venezuela. Designed by Centrifugal Systems, Inc. of Houston, Texas, and built by Monark Boat Company, Monticello, Ark., the Marlimpia is a catamaran type,

Three Hulls = One Ship

The U.K. Ministry of Defense (MOD) has been studying the use of the trimaran hullform for its Future Surface Combatant. As part of its research and risk reduction process an ocean going demonstrator Research Vessel (RV) Triton was procured by QinetiQ, the former U.

Navy Awards Boeing $178 Million To Build Missile Firing Boats

Boeing Marine Systems (BMS), Renton, Wash., has announced the signing of a $178-million U.S. Navy contract for production of five Patrol Hydrofoil Missileships (PHMs). Work will begin immediately on the scheduled five-year program. Boeing Marine Systems,

ALRC Gets $13-Million Award To Supply Pumps For Boeing-Built Ships

A three-year, $13-million contract has been awarded to the Aerojet Liquid Rocket Company (ALRC) of Sacramento, Calif., by Boeing Marine Systems of Seattle, Wash., to produce waterjet pumps for five Patrol Hydrofoil Missile-carrying ships (PHMs) which Boeing is building for the U.

Adsteam To Buy Howard Smith

Australia's Adsteam Marine Ltd. agreed to buy Howard Smith Ltd.'s Australian and U.K. towage businesses for $248 million. Adsteam plans to use a $163 million bank debt facility from National Australia Bank Ltd. to finance the deal which includes

HSV 2 Swift Delivered to U.S. Navy

The new Catamaran HSV 2 Swift was delivered to the U.S. Navy on August 13, 2003, during a celebration in Hobart, Australia. High ranking U.S. Military officers joined with invited guests to witness the handover of the 321.5-ft. (98-m) Wave Piercing Catamaran HSV 2 Swift, Incat Hull 061.

Boeing Awards Six Hydrofoil Contracts Totaling $4,360,000

Boeing Marine Systems, P.O. Box 3707, Seattle, Wash. 98124, has awarded contracts totaling more than $4,360,000 for work in connection with the production of Patrol Hydrofoil Missileships (PHM) for the U.S. Navy. More than 30 major contractors will

ASNE-Puget Sound Hears Report On Coast Guard Service In The 1980s

A recent meeting of the Puget Sound Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers heard Capt. Emlyn Jones Jr., of the Thirteenth Coast Guard District, deliver a presentation on "The Coast Guard of the Eighties." The report focused on the

 
 
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