More than 125 years ago, on April 5, 1877, two young and ambitious engineers, Hermann Blohm and Ernst Voss joined together to what has since evolved into one of Germany's most advanced and largest shipyards - Blohm + Voss Schiffswerft und Maschinenfabrik (shipyard
Rodriquez Cantieri Navali SpA won an approximate $57 million contract to build seven 148-ft. (45-rn) double- ended Catamarans (type HC 18) and three 92-ft. (28-m) Catamarans (type MC 25) from Barcas S.A. in 16 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The contract was signed on May 4.
The Honorary Consul for Norway, Georg K. Thestrup, has officially opened UNITOR Ships Service's new office and warehouse facilities in Port Jersey Industrial Center. The company's operations in the USA have increased substantially in the past few years,
Marathon Manufacturing Company's Republic of Singapore shipyard has been awarded a contract from Brunei Shell Petroleum Company, Ltd. to construct a 4,850-dwt all-weather, nonpropelled drilling tender. The new unit is a sistership to the drilling
A new six-page four-color illustrated brochure titled "Treasure Islands" is now available from Marathon LeTourneau Offshore Company, the leading designer and manufacturer of mobile selfelevating, offshore drilling rigs. The brochure gives specifications of
Established in 1982 to provide shipping agency and other marine services to vessels calling at the Port of Singapore, Richfield Marine Agencies (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. has grown rapidly, and today is agent for more than 20 shipowners and operators all over the world,
Butterworth Tank Cleaning Machines, Inc. of Houston, Texas, is offering free color literature on Types "K" and "Super K" tank cleaning machines that are marketed by the company. Available for both sale and rental on a worldwide basis, Butterworth tank
Trans-Tec Services Pte. Ltd. of Singapore recently announced that William D. Aldenderfer joined the company as managing director. He will replace Kevin Bryant. Mr. Aldenderfer comes to TTS from PRI, Hawaii, and before that, Thome Ship Management, Singapore.
Lockheed Missiles & Space Co. announced that a branch office in Houston, Texas, has been opened for its Offshore Sy°+ems & Services organization. Named as manager of the new office at North Belt Place Three, 340 North Belt East, is James E. Lucas.
Foss Shipyard in Seattle has been named an "Authorized and Recommended Workshop" for Stork- Werkspoor marine diesel engines, and will provide service and spare parts throughout the Pacific Northwest. The agreement between Foss Launch & Tug Company,