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200 CMA Members And Guests

Attend Luncheon And Hear Talk

On Oil Tanker Industry

Pictured above during the CMA luncheon in Greenwich,

Conn., are, left to right: Walter Thorsen, International

Shipyard representative; Ed Roland, president, Amoco

Transport Co., Inc., Chicago; and Donald B. Frost, presi- dent, Connecticut Maritime Association and vice presi- dent, Skaarup Shipping Corp., Greenwich, Conn.

The Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) recently held a luncheon at Maneros

Restaurant in Greenwich, Conn., during which

E.J. Roland, president of Amoco Transport

Company, Chicago, delivered a speech before 200 members and guests, the largest number ever to attend a CMA luncheon.

Mr. Roland's talk covered a wide variety of subjects involving the oil tanker industry, in- cluding financing, safety, technology and man- agement.

June, 1989

USNS 'Dutton' Emergency

Drydocking At Dakar Marine

Dakar Marine, Senegal, West Africa, recently performed an emergency drydocking on the

USNS Dutton, according to exclusive U.S. rep- resentative Wesley D. Wheeler.

The Victory Class Dutton was originally the steam-propelled Tuskegee Victory operated by

LSC Marine, Inc., Wilmington, Del., for the Mil- itary Sealift Command-Atlantic.

Dakar Marine at Dakar, Senegal, the western- most point in Africa, was ideally suited geo- graphically for the operating route of the ves- sel.

The yard was originally founded at the turn of the century by the French Navy. In recent years the yard was turned over to the Senegal Govern- ment Development Group and it is a corporation on private lines with the government majority interest being privatized.

There is a steady, well-trained labor force of about 500 persons, many of whom have been through the apprentice-school, the local educa- tional system and European universities and work practice.

There is a diverse pool of subcontractors for excess and specialized types of work.

A modern Panamax floating dock has an inside breadth of 134-1/2 feet and a length of 771 feet. The graving dock has a breadth of 113.5

The USNS Dutton emergency drydocking at Dakar Marine in Dakar, Senegal. feet and length of 607.5 feet at quay level. A synchrolift of about 1,000 tons lift is also avail- able mostly for the large fishing fleet and small- er craft.

Prices are quite reasonable and well-equipped shops include steel fabrication, electrical, elec- tronic, machine, pipe carpentry and painting.

The rigorous specifications called for comple- tion of the wide variety of all shop works within 20 days with a severe penalty for late redelivery.

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