On June 3, 2002 the 5,970 dwt, 341 x 67 x 16 ft. (104 x 20.5 x 4.9-m) Clipper Cheyenne, sunk alongside the dock at Foynes, Ireland in the waters of the River Shannon, while ballasting to load a floating dredger. The vessel sank in a position alongside and
Hillman Barge & Construction Company, Brownsville, Pa., has announced the appointment of Ira J. Singleton as vice presidentmanufacturing. In his new capacity, Mr. Singleton will be responsible for the overall production operations of the barge and towboat manufacturing facility.
Morgan City businessman and m a r i n e s p e c i a l i s t Wayne Musgrove has been elected president and board chairman of Chem- M a r i n e C o r p o r a t i o n . The new Louisiana corporate structure was organized by Twin City Barge & Towing Company (TCB) of St.
The past decade was a tough one for the Canadian shipbuilding market. It was a decade that produced a decline of both employment and decline of newbuilds, many of which were contracted in the late 1980s still awaiting construction. This unfinished
The U.S. Navy was confident that it would successfully raise the Japanese fishing vessel sunk off Hawaii in February by one of its nuclear submarines, and was hopeful of recovering some of the bodies of the nine people killed in the accident. Final preparations were being made at press time.
James R. Smith, president of The American Waterways Operators, Inc., Washington, D.C., has announced that 128 plant facilities were located along the waterways of the United States in the fourth quarter of 1976, creating nearly 25,000 permanent employment opportunities.