Page 18: of Maritime Reporter Magazine (December 15, 1978)
Halter Marine Delivers
Supply Boat To Brazil
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered the second supply boat of a three- boat contract to the nation of Brazil.
The 185-foot Ogum was built for H. Dantas
Servicos Maritimos, S.A. of Rio de Janiero for operations off the coast of Brazil, with
Petrobras, the Brazilian state oil company.
The Ogum is 185 feet in length, with a 40 foot breadth and 14 foot depth. Her normal operating draft is 11.92 feet, and normal dis- placement is 770.63 long tons.
The new Brazilian-flag Ogum is powered by two EMD diesels developing 1,500 horsepower each at 900 rpm.
She is powered by two EMD 12-645 E6a engines developing 1,500 horsepower each at 900 rpm. Reverse/reduction gears are
Reintjes WAV 1850 with a ratio of 3.455:1, and the vessel is equipped with two, four- bladed 90-inch stainless-steel propellers. Con- trols for her two stations are by Westing- house.
The Ogum is equipped with four Smatco dry mud tanks with a total capacity of 4,000 cubic feet, and four liquid mud tanks with a capacity of 49,012 gallons. She has a fuel oil capacity of 104,134 gallons and can carry 3,486 gallons of lube oil. The new ship has a 120,742 gallon ballast capacity and can carry 37,060 gallons of fresh water.
Deck machinery includes a towing winch, anchor windlass, two capstans, two electro- hydraulic tuggers and a 5-foot-diameter stern roller with towing guides.
Auxiliary machinery includes two General
Motors 98-kw generators and two 98-kw switchboards. The vessel is equipped with a 13-point alarm system, and cooled by Carrier air-conditioning and heated by a Lennox heating system. Also onboard are two Quincy air compressors, a Deming sanitary water system, fire protection system, and fully equipped modern galley.
Communications and navigation equipment include VHF and single sideband radios,
Decca radars, a Ritchie magnetic compass,
Benmar direction finder and Sperry gyro- compass and autopilot.
The Ogum is built to Inter-Governmental
Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) requirements, and carries a tonnage certifi- cate under 400 gross tons. She is U.S. Public
Health approved and is American Bureau of
Shipping classed A-l, Maltese Cross, full ocean towing, AMS circle "E", and carries
Panama Canal and Suez Canal admeasure- ment certificates.
The new Brazilian-flag vessel was built at
Halter's Moss Point, Miss., Division, one of 10 shipyards owned and operated by Halter
Marine in the Southeastern United States.
Halter is the world's lnrcm«+ hm'iriav
Port Weller Awarded $10-Million Conversion
A $10-million contract to convert the St.
Lawrence Navigator from an oceangoing to a Great Lakes bulk carrier has been awarded to Port Weller Dry Docks by Upper Lakes
Shipping Ltd. of Toronto, Canada. The work, to be known as Hull 66, will begin in August 1979, and will be completed at the start of the 1980 shipping season.
A new bow and cargo-hold section will be fitted to the existing engine room and ac- commodation spaces to bring the Navigator up to the maximum Seaway size for tran- siting the Welland Canal.
The new 630-foot bow and cargo-hold sec- tion will be typical of a Great Lakes bulk carrier. It will have six cargo holds, 16 cargo hatches, and will be fitted with conventional side tanks.
The converted dimensions will be length overall, 730 feet; length between perpendic- ulars, 708 feet; breadth, molded, 75 feet 8 inches; depth, molded, 40 feet 5 inches; draft, extreme, 27 feet 7 inches, and deadweight at summer draft, 28,840 tons.
A sister ship, the St. Lawrence Prospector, will undergo a similar conversion at St. John
Shipbuilding and Dry Dock. Both ships were purchased by Upper Lakes for use as ocean- going bulkers in 1975, and are being with- drawn from ocean service.
Marland Publishes New Brochure
On Marine Sanitation Systems
A new comprehensive product line bro- chure is now available from Marland Envi- ronmental Systems, Inc. Marland is one of the leading manufacturers of physical/chem- ical sewage treatment systems for shipboard operation. The Marland line, as described in the brochure, provides complete answers to all marine sanitation needs. Marland Sani-
Systems® include both compact and large- scale Type II MSDs. These physical/chemical systems comply with U.S. Coast Guard and proposed IMCO pollution control standards.
Along with the Sani-Rator® Oxidizing Toilet (Type III), Marland's Sani-Systems meet the requirements of vessels of almost every size.
The brochure also presents a selection of equipment for the dockside servicing of pleasure boats.
Free copies of the new brochure may be obtained by writing to Bob Daniels, Marland
Environmental Systems, Inc., North Main
Street, Walworth, Wis. 53184.
Evergreen United Corp.
Announces Four Promotions
Four promotions have been announced at
Evergreen United Corp., Long Beach, Calif., general agents for Evergreen Line's West
Coast/Far East container service.
The announcements were made by Capt.
Oden Rozen, president of Evergreen United.
Louis Mariner has been named manager,
Port Services, for the U.S. West Coast. David
Chiang has been promoted to West Coast sales manager.
Robert Summers, Seattle office manager, has been named manager of the Pacific
Northwest for Evergreen United. Ed Bastian, recently named office manager in Portland,
Ore., has also been promoted to assistant manager of the Pacific Northwest.
Each of these people has a history of serv- ice with Evergreen. Captain Rozen noted: timi. - — —J
Coast required that these responsible and knowledgeable people grow with the com- pany."
Evergreen Line's West Coast service serves the ports of Los Angeles, Seattle,
Portland, and Oakland, and a full range of
Far East ports as well.
Far East Marketing Office
IMODCO has opened a Far East marketing office situated in Shaw Towers, Suite 2109 on Singapore's Beach Road. Leonard K.
Watts, transferred from Los Angeles, Calif, headquarters, has been named regional man- ager.
In making the announcement, Alfred W.
Allchorn, senior vice president-marketing, said the new facility will insure quicker time response to inquiries and for more compre- hensive coverage, cooperation and contact with present and potential customers of off- shore marine terminal systems.
Heretofore, the marketing area which en- compasses Southeast Area, Indonesia, the
Southwest Pacific, the Western Pacific is- lands, Australasia and the subcontinent of
India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, has been serviced out of the firm's Los Angeles head- quarters.
Mr. Allchorn noted the Singapore office represents another step in company expan- sion. A Houston, Texas, office was estab- lished last year, and early this year physical space for both the headquarters and London,
England, staffs were doubled.
Mr. Watts has a wide range of offshore construction experience and has supervised the installation of numerous mooring sys- tems. He joined IMODCO in 1977 after four years with Hydrospace International. He ma- jored in marketing at Sierra College and Cal- ifornia State University San Francisco, and also was graduated from Commercial Diving
Center, Wilmington, Calif.
IMODCO, a unit of AMCA International
Corporation, has been a pioneer in the Single
Point Mooring (SPM) terminal field since 1958, having constructed and installed 72 off- shore terminals around the world. t>
ADDITION TO CRESCENT FLEET —The newest addition to the tugboat fleet of New
Orleans, La.-based Crescent Towing & Sal- vage Co., Inc., the 2,400-hp tug Sandra Smith was placed in service in November at in- formal commissioning ceremonies in Baton
Rouge. With the addition of the Sandra, the
Crescent fleet numbers 16 modern tugs, eight of which are based in New Orleans arid oio-inf
Amerada Hess To Build
Five Catuq Units At
Title XI guarantee to aid in fi- nancing the construction of five integrated "Catug" tug / barge
Service speed will be 15 knots, under 18,200 horsepower. Gross tonnage will be 1,360 per tug, and will be approximately $49,665,000 for each vessel, or $248,325,000 total.