Welsh Towing Company Growth Continues

Holyhead Towing has added another boat to its diverse fleet of tugs and workboats. Like most of the vessels in the fleet, the Afon Alaw is named after a river on the Island of Anglesey where the company's home port is located. (Afon is Welsh for river.


New Aluminum Marine Alloy Specification Developed

ASTM B 928 "High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet & Plate for Marine Service" The recent publication of the new specification - ASTM B928 High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet & Plate for Marine Service - is the culmination of a cooperative effort

RIB Technology Makes Stronger, Faster Boats

The business of building better Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs) is a serious one, which utilizes and combines some of the world's most advanced materials technologies. Comptetion in the market is stiff, as manufacturer claims and counter claims would indicate.


A portfolio of some important inland and offshore shallow-draft vessels and rigs built during 1985—selected for their high standards of design or performance ANDREW FLETCHER Offshore Shipbuilding The passenger vessel Andrew Fletcher was delivered

Trinity Marine Group Acquires Lockheed Shipbuilding Yard

Deal Includes Transfer Of LCU Building Contract Trinity Industries, Inc., recently announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Halter Marine, Inc., has signed an agreement to purchase the shipbuilding business and certain assets of the Lockheed Shipbuilding Company in Thunderbolt, Ga.

Reynolds Announces $580-Million Upgrading For Sea-Land Service

R.J. Reynolds Industries, Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., has announced a fleet modernization and globe-circling shipping program of approximately $580 million to strengthen the leadership position of its subsidiary, Sea-Land Service, Inc. The two-year

Series Production Of Aluminum LNG Spheres

In the fall of 1972 General Dynamics signed the first contracts in the United States for the construction of 125,000 cubic meter liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Subsequently, in 1973 and 1976, contracts for additional vessels were signed for a total of 12 ships.

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