The 10,000-gallon-capacity minitanker Dagwood was delivered recently to Tiny Tankers, Inc. of Seattle by Delaware Marine & Manufacturing Company. Delivery was made at the builder's yard in Milford, Del., after which Tiny Tankers' president Dick Timmerman piloted the boat to Galveston,
The 21,183-dwt heavy-lift cargo carrier Alps Maru was completed recently at Hitachi Zosen's Maizuru Works and delivered to co-owners Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Baba- Daiko Steamship Company. The new ship has an overall length of 475.7 feet, beam of 87.
Astilleros Espanoles, S.A., 17, Padilla, Madrid 6, Spain, has developed a design of a 12,000-dwt roll-on/roll-off ship, which the firm expects to become a standard ship for multiple production. Astilleros Espanoles engineers have incorporated considerable versatility in the ship.
Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy I n d u s t r i e s Company (IHI) recently c o m p l e t e d the 257,882- dwt tanker Nissho Maru (shown above) for Idemitsu Tanker Company of Tokyo. The new ship is the first vessel delivered by IHI's Kure Shipyard this year,
Colvic Craft PLC, England, delivered the first 12 vessels of an order for 44 patrol boats for the Greek Coastguard. At the June European Union (EU) Summit held in Corfu, three of the new Colvic Craft patrol craft played a key role in the security
Avondale Shipyards, Inc. of New Orleans recently ordered three cargo control systems from Megasystems, Inc. of Boca Raton, Fla., and Cleveland, Ohio, f or installation in three 43,000-dwt product carriers ordered earlier this year by Exxon Company U.
An order for a maximum Seaway-size selfunloading bulk carrier has been awarded to Port Weller Dry Docks by Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. of Toronto, Canada. This is the second order for almost identical vessels placed with Port Weller by Upper Lakes Shipping last year.
Saltech, a company in the Saleninvest group of Sweden, has been commissioned by the National Cement Company (NCC), the Saudi Arabian company based in Jeddah, to design and act as main contractor for the construction of a floating cement terminal that
Bay Fabrication, Inc. of Panama City, Fla. delivered the lengthened 146-ft. (44.5-m) Ensco Endeavor to Ensco Marine Company, Broussard, La. The Ensco Endeavor was originally built as a 116-ft. by 26-ft. by 10- ft. (35-m by 8-m by 3-m) utility
The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Maritime Affairs has approved in principle the application of The Harbor Tug and Barge Company for a Title XI guarantee of obligations to aid in financing the construction of 15 barges and 8 tugs. Harbor Tug and Barge and its parent company,