A portfolio of some important inland and offshore shallow-draft vessels and rigs built during 1985—selected for their high standards of design or performance ANDREW FLETCHER Offshore Shipbuilding The passenger vessel Andrew Fletcher was delivered
ASTM B 928 "High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet & Plate for Marine Service" The recent publication of the new specification - ASTM B928 High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet & Plate for Marine Service - is the culmination of a cooperative effort
Holyhead Towing has added another boat to its diverse fleet of tugs and workboats. Like most of the vessels in the fleet, the Afon Alaw is named after a river on the Island of Anglesey where the company's home port is located. (Afon is Welsh for river.
Dravo SteelShip Names Frank C.A. van Bentem 30 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News Engineering Director
Edward D. Fry, vice president/ general manager of Dravo Steel- Ship Corporation, has announced the recent appointment of Frank C.A. van Bentem as engineering director. The company maintains its own engineering department with Mr. van Bentem having overall responsibility.
—Literature Available Metropolitan Master Machinists, Manufacturing Division of Metropolitan Plumbing Supply Corporation, has introduced a new line of grooved victaulic-type pipe fittings in several sizes and material types. According to the manufacturer,
—Literature Available Metropolitan Master Machinists, the Manufacturing Division of Metropolitan Plumbing Supply Corporation, has introduced a new line of Vanstone flanged fittings. According to the manufacturer, the company has doubled its machine shop
LOOP, the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, is outfitting three workboats to accommodate oil pollution collection equipment. Offshore Devices, Inc., of Peabody, Mass., the spill equipment manufacturer, has adapted its U.S. Coast Guard open water skimming