First construction related to Newfoundland's $5-billion Hibernia offshore oil project is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 1986, it was announced in New York recently by Hal Barrett, Minister of Development and Tourism for the Canadian Provence.
President of Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., Paul E. Atkinson, after 35 years of employment, has announced his intention to retire from the company at year end. To make the transfer of authority as smooth as possible, Mr. Atkinson submitted his immediate resignation.
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.
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,
The announcement of the appointment of Marine Technologies & Brokerage, Inc. (MTB), New York, as U.S. agent for Arsenale Triestino San Marco Shipyard, Trieste, Italy, was made recently by William H. Bevan, president of MTB. Arsenale Triestino,