shipbuilding

NASSCO Building 188,500-DWT Tankers For Alaskan Oil Trade

The first of two 188,500-deadweight- ton San Diego-Class tankers for long-term use by Shell Oil Company was floated out of the graving dock of National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif., on July 21, 1977. The two new ships,

 

NASSCO Delivers First Of Three New Carlsbad Class Product Carriers To Union Oil

The S/S Blue Ridge (shown above) the first of three 37,500- dwt Carlsbad Class product carriers built by National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., for Union Oil Co. of California, was delivered recently in ceremonies held aboard the new ship.

Wheeler Shipbuilding Corporation Reestablished

Wesley D. Wheeler, president of Wesley D. Wheeler Associates, Ltd., has reestablished Wheeler Shipbuilding Corporation, a company headed by his late father, which produced numerous vessels during World War II for the United States Army and Navy,

Bender Shipbuilding Delivers Three 192-Foot Supply Vessels To State Boat

Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., of Mobile, Ala., recently delivered three, 192-foot supply vessels to State Boat Corporation of Houston, Texas. The sisterships are named the M/V State Glory, M/V State Chief, and the M/V State Belle. Built to ABS classification and U.

NASSCO Lays Keel Of First In Series Of Product Carriers For American Tankships

A recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego initiated construction of the first in a series of 37,500-dwt diesel-powered product carriers being built by NASSCO for American Tankships, Inc., a subsidiary of Ingram Corporation, New Orleans.

Canadian Firm Orders Four Large Bulk Carriers

Federal Commerce and Navigation Ltd., Montreal, Canada, has placed orders with shipyards in South Korea and Belgium for four 138,000-dwt bulk carriers intended for the coal trade. According to Michael Bell, senior vice president, the bulk carriers are being built,

 
 
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