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SAV I up to 300 barrels of oil per year!
ELIMINATE THAT OLD STEAM HORN
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ON THE COVER
Photos (clockwise from logo): Birka Prin- cess built by Valmet, Helsinki; LCU, Punta
Caxinas, built for the Honduran Navy by
Lantana Boatyard; U S Enterprise built by
Bender Shipbuilding USS Wasp, an LHD-l amphibious assault ship, Ingalls Shipbuilding (Ingalls photo); Foss Maritime's tractor tug
Andrew Foss; dinner cruise boat, Spirit of
Norfolk II, Service Marine Industries; and (center) Panda, oil tanker/chemical car- rier, built by 3. Maj for East Asiatic Co. 1989 Yearbook
New Navy Homeport
Dedicated In N.Y.
The new U.S. Navy homeport lo- cated in Staten Island, N.Y., was recently dedicated in ceremonies.
Among the principals attending the ceremony were Vice Adm. Jo- seph Stover Donnell III, Com- mander of the Naval Surface Force,
Atlantic Fleet, and Vice Adm. Leon
A. Edney, Chief of Naval Opera- tions.
The homeport, located in the Sta- pleton section of Staten Island, will be home to a battle group of about half a dozen ships led by the battle- ship USS Iowa (BB-61).
The first ships to dock at the homeport were the Aegis cruiser
USS Ticonderoga (CG-47) and the destroyer USS Hayler (DD-997).
The ships were in the harbor as part of the festivities for the Navy's Fleet
Far East Levingston Gets $100-Million Rig Order
The second oil drilling rig order from Santa Fe International Corp. has been received by Far East Le- vingston Shipbuilding Ltd.(FELS), a unit of Singapore's Keppel
The $100-Million order is for a
Universe-class jackup rig to be com- pleted in 1991. It will be built to designs by Friede & Goldman of
New Orleans and is destined for
North Sea Drilling.
A $120-million order for a canti- lever rig with helipad is nearing completion for Santa Fe by FELS.
Described as more sophisticated than the previous platform, the new platform, dubbed the Galaxy, is ca- pable of working deeper waters. The
North Sea is one of the world's most difficult oil-drilling areas.
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