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Moss Point Yard Delivers
Two Supply Boats
Moss Point Marine, Inc., Moss
Point, Miss., delivered two supply vessels, bringing to nine the num- ber of offshore work boats and barges the new shipbuilder has delivered in its first year of op- eration. The Gulf Coast shipyard also announced the signing of a contract for construction of two 250-foot by 72-foot by 16-foot off- shore deck barges.
Included in the recent deliver- ies were a 173-foot supply vessel for Golden Gulf Marine to be op- erated by Bosun-JMJ of New Or- leans, and a 114-foot supply ves- sel for Sea Mar, Inc. of Lafayette.
The 173-foot M./V Golden Girl is the second of 12 vessels contract- ed by Golden Gulf for construc- tion by Moss Point Marine. The 114-foot M/V Cape San Bias is the second such supply boat of a two-boat contract for Sea Mar.
The two 250-foot deck barges, which will be delivered later this year, will be built on Moss Point
Marine's new tilt beam launch system that is capable of han- dling up to 300-foot vessels.
The Golden Girl has a fuel ca- pacity of approximately 57,000 gallons, 1,500 barrels of liquid mud capacity, and 3,600 cubic feet of dry mud. Her deck load capacity is 550 tons and the ves- sel will accommodate a crew of 16 persons. The Cape San Bias has a fuel capacity of 23,700 gal-
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The shipbuilder is scheduled to deliver seven more 173-foot sup- ply vessels in 1982.
Marine Application Of
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Shown In Free Brochure
Clayton Industries, El Monte,
Calif., has published a new 16- page, full-color brochure detail- ing maritime applications of its steam generators. The brochure contains specifications, design features, and schematic drawings that illustrate several possible steam systems.
Clayton steam generators are available in sizes ranging from 33 to 500 boiler horsepower, and combinations capable of deliver- ing up to 2,500 boiler horsepower are available. Clayton also offers automated units designed to func- tion in unattended machinery areas onboard ship. Steam gen- erators can be built to conform to all principal marine safety standards of the world.
In addition to covering steam generators, the brochure con- tains information and specifica- tions for high pressure hot wa- ter heaters, waste heat recovery boilers, and hydro steam clean- ers that are adaptable for use with shipboard steam systems.
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At Dravo Mechling Repair
Facility In New Orleans
Philip T. Payton
Dravo Mechling Corp., the
Pittsburgh-based barge line sub- sidiary of Dravo Corporation, re- cently announced the appoint- ment of Philip T. Payton to the position as superintendent of
Dravo Mechling's barge repair and fleeting facility in New Or- leans, La.
Currently assistant superin- tendent of a similar facility in
Baton Rouge, Mr. Payton suc- ceeds William R. Martyn, who transferred to Dravo Mechling's
Pittsburgh headquarters, where he will serve as commodities di- rector-grain. 64 Write 210 on Reader Service Card Maritime Reporter/Engineering News
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