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,
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.
First construction related to Newfoundland's $5-billion Hibernia offshore oil project is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 1986, it was announced in New York recently by Hal Barrett, Minister of Development and Tourism for the Canadian Provence.
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc., Mobile, Ala., recently announced that it has been awarded the regular overhaul of the USS Pensacola (LSD-38). The contract, valued at $9,670,000, was awarded by the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Portsmouth, Va.
The announcement of the appointment of Marine Technologies & Brokerage, Inc. (MTB), New York, as U.S. agent for Arsenale Triestino San Marco Shipyard, Trieste, Italy, was made recently by William H. Bevan, president of MTB. Arsenale Triestino,
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