Shipwright

The Navy, MarAd, And RRF Deactivations

With the completion of operations in the Persian Gulf, the ships of the Ready Reserve Fleet (RRF), which had supported the lift of material to the operations area, are returning and will need to be deactivated. This deactivation is critically important

 

Sembawang Appoints David Chen Yard Manager

David Chen Tou Sin has been promoted to yard manager for Sembawang Shipyard, Singapore. Mr. Chen has been with Sembawang Shipyard for over 6V2 years, joining in October 1971 as a graduate management trainee. The first six months of his training was with Smiths Dock, North- Shields, U.

PIMA Hosts New York Luncheon On Behalf Of British Shipbuilders

During the recent Expoship North America 84 Exhibition in New York City, Louis W. Comlick, president of Penn International Marine Agencies, Ltd., hosted a luncheon at the Whitehall Club on behalf of British Shipbuilders and its managing director, J.

Daewoo Christens Two Jackup Rigs For Dual Drilling Co.

Two jackup drilling rigs were christened recently in a ceremony held at Daewoo's Okpo shipyard situated on the southern tip of the Korean peninsula. The Friede & Goldman L-780 Mod II-type rigs, which we're ordered byDUal Drilling Co. of the U.

Program Outlined For Annual Conference On Marine Coatings

The program for the 18th Annual Marine Coatings Conference has been announced by chairman Ernest W. Skiles, The Carboline Co. The three-day conference, scheduled March 22-24, 1978, at the Del Monte Hyatt House, Monterey, Calif., is sponsored annually by

Todd Shipyards Corp. Holds Company Safety Conference In Chicago

Concurrent with the National Council Congress and Exposition in Chicago, 111., October 17-20, Todd Shipyards Corporation held its own Safety Conference at the Oxford House Hotel in Chicago. Attending the Todd Conference were safety engineers,

Korean Shipbuilders Request Reduction Of Interest Rates

The major Korean Shipyards have recently asked the Korean Government to lower the interest rate on loans for ship and plant equipment exports on deferred payment terms. At a recent meeting arranged with the minister of commerce and industry at the Plaza Hotel in Seoul,

P. Takis Veliotis Elected Executive VP-Marine At General Dynamics

The board of directors of General Dynamics recently elected P. Takis Veliotis as executive vice president-Marine. In this new position, Mr. Veliotis will be responsible for the company's Electric Boat Division operations at Groton, Conn., and Quonset Point, R.

EU Subsidy Program To Be Considered

The long-running feud regarding shipbuilding subsidies is far from complete, and word is that the EU is proposing to subsidize its embattled shipyards in a long-standing dispute over what it views as unfair competition from South Korea. The EU

AWSC Helps 2nd-Tier Shipyards Comply With U.S. Disabilities Act

The American Waterways Shipyard Conference (AWSC) is assisting second-tier shipyards in their efforts to comply with the American Disabilities Act (ADA), which becomes effective July 26, 1992. The ADA will affect the hiring practices of all employers with 25 or more employees.

 
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