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Floats Ships Off Building Platform Into Drydock

Setenave-A New Portuguese Shipyard Setenave — Estaleiros Navais de Setubal (Setenave Shipyards), was founded in May 1971 for the purpose of operating a new construction shipyard at the mouth of the Sado River, in the vicinity of the town of Setubal, Portugal.

 

Norshipco Dedicates New $5-Million Repair Pier

Norfolk Shipbuliding and Drydock Corporation (Norshipco), Norfolk, Va., has dedicated its new $5-million, 1,030-foot pier for general ship repair, marking completion of the initial phase of an expansion program expected to nearly double the yard's current 2,200 employment within four years.

The New Name of Finnish Shipbuilding

The announced merger of Kvaerner Masa-Yards and Aker Finyards — both members of the Aker Yards Groups — draws to a conclusion nearly a decade of change within the Finnish shipbuilding community, while providing the technically talented and market

BOOM TIMES FOR KOREAN SHIPBUILDING

The world's second largest shipbuilding nation, Korea, is in the midst of a shipbuilding boom. All the leading indicators— order receipts, actual ship construction, backlogs and ship prices—are all on the rise. According to the Korea Shipbuilders' Association (KSA),

Todd Forms Subsidiary For Naval Construction In West Coast Yards

To integrate all aspects of new Naval construction in its Seattle, Wash., and Los Angeles, Calif., Divisions under previously announced contracts of over onehalf billion dollars, Todd Shipyards Corporation will establish a wholly owned subsidiary

Sun Releases Analysis Of World Tanker Fleet

Amidst record-breaking tanker lay-ups and depressed tanker demand, and despite forecasts of continuing glut of tankers, the world tanker fleet in 1975 increased by 15 percent to a record 5,092 tankers of 347 million deadweight tons, according to the "Analysis of World Tank Ship Fleet,

Atlantic Marine Acquires Floating Drydock With 225,000-DWT Lift Capacity

Atlantic Marine, Inc., Mobile, Ala., recently purchased a floating drydock for use at its Mobile, Ala., shipyard, with a capability to lift ships up to 225,000 deadweight tons. The drydock is being prepared for tow and it is expected to enter the Port of Mobile in mid-winter.

Bath Iron Works Announces Backlog Of $543 Million

Bath Iron Works' Bath, Maine, record-breaking work backlog passed the half-billion-dollar mark with the recent announcement of a firm $150-million Navy fixedprice incentive award to the shipyard for three more guided-missile frigates in the FFG-7

Maryland Yard Wins Major Steel Tunnel Fabrication Job

Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Maryland yard, Bethship-Sparrows Point, has signed a letter of intent with Morrison Knudsen to build the tunnel sections for the new thirdtunnel to be installed under Boston Harbor. The job will require 35 million pounds of steel.

McMullen Assoc. Opens Hampton Roads Office —Joseph Bunting Named

John J. McMullen Associates, Inc., naval architects, marine engineers and transportation consultants of One World Trade Center, New York, N.Y. 10048, have announced the opening of a new office located at 2101 Executive Drive, Hampton Roads, Va.

 
 
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