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Derecktor Awarded Repair
Contract For USS Trippe
Robert E. Derecktor of Rhode
Island, Inc., Middletown, R.I., has been awarded the drydocking and repair contract for the 438-foot USS
Trippe (FF 1075). The contract, val- ued in excess of $1.5 million, is in response to the Navy's request for a proposal to repair the damage re- cently sustained to the vessel during naval exercises.
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Call For Papers
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME),
New York Metropolitan Section, will sponsor a ship operation, man- agement and economics symposium to be held April 26, 1990 at the U.S.
Merchant Marine Academy in
Kings Point, N.Y. Topics to be cov- ered by the symposium include crew reduction, maintenance and repair, navigation, insurance, ships of the future, shipboard management and others.
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Further information and a com- plete list of topics may be obtained by contacting the same address.
Versatile Pacific Begins
Construction Of Canadian
Coast Guard Rescue Ships
Versatile Pacific Shipyards Inc. has begun the construction of two
Type 500 Search and Rescue ships for the Canadian Coast Guard un- der a C$35.2-million contract.
Upon completion the ships will have an overall length of 164 feet, molded breadth of 36 feet and loaded draft of 13 feet.
The Type 500 SAR cutters will be built to ABS class Al/ACCU (E) requirements. The first of the two vessels is due for delivery from Ver- satile Pacific's Victoria Division shipyard on January 15, 1990; the second May 30, 1990.
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L & L Oil Stocks Wide
Variety Of Standard
And Custom Lubricants
In 1956, L & L Oil Company began as a one-tug, one-barge oper- ation with one simple goal: To pro- vide dependably efficient, friendly service and top quality products at competitive prices. The philosophy and the service have proven them- selves time and time again, and today L & L Oil, Crown Point, La., has become an industry leader in fuel and lubricant delivery in the
Gulf South with 12 strategic loca- tions and an extensive fleet of tugs, barges and delivery trucks. Three L & L dock facilities serve both the
Intracoastal Waterway and the Mis- sissippi River. The Gulf Coast dock locations are situated to provide fuel and lubricants to customers from Texas to Florida.
L & L Oil Company stocks a wide variety of standard and custom lu- bricants. Because of its 24-hour dis- patch system, the firm is able to provide prompt delivery and ser- vice.
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