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Golten To Represent

Akasaka Diesels Ltd.

Golten Marine Co., Inc., has been licensed as the worldwide supplier and repair shop for Aka- saka Diesels Limited of Tokyo,

Japan. The Japanese firm joins the distinguished roster of lead- ing diesel manufacturers repre- sented by Golten. The growing list of Golten-serviced diesels and components now includes such famous names as Sulzer, M.A.N.,

B&W, Gotaverken, GMT Fiat,

Kockums, Gebr. Stork, Kobe,

Bergen, Wartsila, MAK, Nor- winch, Eureka, and MKK.

Complete inventories of Aka- saka diesel spare parts will now be available through Golten's bonded warehouses, and Golten's patented in-place repair processes are immediately available for die- sel engines in operation through- out the world. Centrifugal rebab- bitting of bearings, in-place ma- chining and crankshaft grinding, and overhaul of fuel-injected equipment are among the many

Golten services offered.

The addition of Akasaka fol- lows the opening of the new

Golten repair facility in Miami— both phases in Golten's continu- ing expansion program. Golten now has major installations in

Brooklyn, N.Y., Wilmington,

Calif., Portland, Maine, New Bed-

Avondale ... 40 years of diversified shipbuilding

Proven Performance

Since 1938, Avondale has constructed over 2,300 vessels. In the period from 1967 to 1977 alone, 95 major ships were delivered And . numerous smaller, specialized craft have been built over the same period.

Diverse Interests

Avondale never limits its interest in ship construction by type, size or quantity. Our design capability has been developed as a service to the industry for the development of new ship designs, and to review existing designs for possible improvements. We can meet all of your requirements.

Unique Capabilities

Avondale s facilities are among the most modern in the United States. We are extremely proud of the fact that many unique construction techniques have been developed in response to challenges from the industry for certain types of vessels.

But... the real reason for Avondale's capabilities is its people and their dedication to being the nation s best shipbuilders.

Let us respond to your next inquiry.



The Quality of America

Avondale Shipyards, Inc.

A Subsidiary of Ogcien Corporation

Ftost Office Box 50280 • New Orleans, Louisiana 70150 (504)436-2121

Top to bottom:

INTEGRATED TUG/BARGE-We welcome the opportunity to bid on special projects.

OIL TANKERS—Most recently to carry pipeline oil from Alaskan ports.

DREDGES—Avondale specializes in matching marine units to machinery.

LASH SHIPS—Avondale pioneered containerized vessels for dry cargo.

BARGES—Avondale is a master barge builder, to your requirements.

DRILLING RIGS—Avondale capabilities are varied from large to small.

LNG/LPG SHIPS—Immense vessels to serve inter-continental trade routes.

CONVERSIONS—Our massive drydock enables us to add new midbodies.

WORKBOATS—Now on order, the workboats of the future. ford, Mass., and Miami, Fla., as well as throughout Europe.

For more information, write to

Norman Golten, Golten Marine

Co., Inc., 160 Van Brunt Street,

Brooklyn, N.Y. 11231.

George Buntrock III Joins

Oceaneering International

Nick S. Campise, vice presi- dent-sales of Oceaneering Inter- national, Inc., Houston, Texas, has announced that George E. Bun- trock III has joined the company as manager of Government pro- grams.

George E. Buntrock III

Mr. Buntrock's responsibilities include all relations with the U.S.

Navy, compliance with USN regu- lations for Oceaneering's ongoing contracts, and the administration and supervision of all Government programs.

Mr. Buntrock served with the

U.S. Navy for six years prior to joining Oceaneering. He spent the last two years in England as project manager for equipment development at the Admiralty

Experimental Diving Unit under an exchange program.

J. Ray McDermott & Co.

Building Four Offshore

Vessels For Briley

Briley Offshore, Inc., 1001 Pin- hook Road, Lafayette, La., has applied for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construc- tion of four offshore towing/ supply vessels.

The applicant, a new corpora- tion formed to operate the four vessels, indicated that they will be employed initially in the Gulf of Mexico, but ultimately may be used in other offshore areas, in- cluding the Gulf of Alaska, and

East and West Coasts of the

United States. They are designed to service the offshore oil and related industries, and are capa- ble of transporting fuel, water, frozen foods, construction equip- ment and other materials.

J. Ray McDermott & Company,

Morgan City, La., was awarded the contract to construct the four vessels. Each of the 192-foot vessels—capable of operating year-round in most waters of the world—will be powered by two diesel engines with a combined horsepower of 2,600 to 3,000.

The Title XI guarantee would be for approximately $9,677,000, which represents 87% percent of the total cost of the four vessels. 14 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News

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