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,
Marlin Drilling Co., Inc. has awarded Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, shipyard a contract for construction of a new independent leg jackup drilling rig. The new rig, to be named Marlin No. 14, is scheduled for delivery in August 1979, becoming Marlin's 10th offshore rig.
Huthnance Drilling Company has awarded Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, shipyard a contract for construction of a new jackup rig, the Acadian Spirit. The new rig, expected to be delivered in June 1979, will drill off Louisiana under
The hull assembly nears completion as the icebreaker-type bow is installed on a new design gas turbine-powered oil tanker under construction at FMC Corporation's Marine and Rail Equipment Division in Portland, Ore. Setting the section as a whole is typical of PMC's modular construction method,
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.
Tyne Shiprepair Limited announced recently that it has been awarded a multimillion pound contract to rebuild the Sir Tristram— the Royal Fleet Auxiliary which was badly damaged during the Falklands' conflict and subsequently brought back to the U.
A new organization, the Fast Sealift Ship Readiness Support Squadron, has been established under the Navy's Military Sealift Command, with headquarters at Naval Station Mayport, Fla. The squadron commander is Capt. Thomas E. Morin, USN. It will be staffed with two naval officers,