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Bethlehem's Sparrows Point Yard Delivers 530,000 DWT In 1976

Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point (Md.) shipyard delivered a record-shattering 530,- 000 deadweight tons of shipping in 1976. The yard launched two 265,000- dwt tankers and delivered two during 1976. The year ended with employment slightly down,

 

Bohme Named Product Development Manager For Simpson Timber

appointed product development manager-Northwest for Simpson Timber Company. He succeeds John Gould, who is leaving fulltime employment. Dr. Bohme comes to Simpson from Champion International, where he had been director of the container technology,

Paul Atkinson Retires, Peter Hepp Elected Sun Ship President

President of Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., Paul E. Atkinson, after 35 years of employment, has announced his intention to retire from the company at year end. To make the transfer of authority as smooth as possible, Mr. Atkinson submitted his immediate resignation.

Advanced Joint Health Service Support and Sea Basing Concept

Deploying Joint Forces into a challenging and uncertain future poses many unanswered logistic questions for Joint Health Service Support, (JHSS), functions. These challenges are described in terms of the revolution in military affairs (RMA). The first revolution,

$45-Million Subsidy Repayment Approved

The Maritime Subsidy Board (MSB) has approved the applications of Wilmington Trust Company to repay approximately $45 million in construction-differential subsidies (CDS) which the Maritime Administration previously awarded for the construction of two liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels.

NORSHIPCO Receives Enviro Honor

The Elizabeth River Project recently recognized NORSHIPCO as a top River Star for environmental contributions to improve the health of the Elizabeth The Ehz- abeth River Project granted River Star recognition to local businesses for their environmental

Role Of Ro/Ro Shipping In Dry Cargo Trade

The past two to three years have seen a continuing growth of interest in ro/ro vessels, with a relatively small but nevertheless steady stream of orders for this type of ship—both large and small — being placed with shipyards in Europe and Japan.

W a t e r w a y Operator Survey Launched

The Waterway Transportation Information Service is conducting a comprehensive survey of inland waterway operators. The purpose of the survey is to gather basic economic and operating data about the U.S. inland waterways industry. The data will

An Assessment Of The Market For Tankers Of 300,000-DWT And Over

The recent purchase of 450,000- dwt tankers by Exxon, following on closely from the newbuilding orders placed by Bergesen for two 412,000-tonners with segregated ballast tanks, have created a stirring of interest in ULCCs (tankers of 300,000 dwt and over).

 
 
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