Edwin J. Petersen has been elected vice president-programs and resources for the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation. His new and expanded duties include broad overall responsibility for all aspects of the FFG program, including post shakedown availabilities, the DDGX program, Navy overhauls, industrial engineering and facility planning, management information services, and the yard development projects. Mr. Petersen will continue to report to H.K. Schaefer, vice president and general manager of the Los Angeles Division.
In a further move to strengthen Todd's West Coast operations, John B. O'Hara has been elected vice president-industrial relations to coordinate Todd's posture in this area between the Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles Divisions. While he retains his present responsibilities as director of industrial relations for the Los Angeles Division, he assumes additional duties to guide and standardize the industrial relations aspects for the other two divisions in the areas of labor relations, safety, workers' compensation, affirmative action, OSHA, and training programs. Mr. O'Hara will continue to report to H.K. Schaefer with respect to the Los Angeles Division's industrial relations matters, and to C.R. Meurk, Todd's corporate vice president, West Coast operations, in matters relating to the Seattle and San Francisco Divisions.
Guided Missile Frigate USS Lewis B. Puller (FFG-23) was delivered to the Navy recently after completion of its Post Shakedown Availability (PSA) by the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, it was announced recently by Len M. Thorell, vice president and general manager. Deliver
The Guided Missile Frigate Reid (FFG-30) was delivered on December 20, 1982, to the U.S. Navy by the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation five weeks ahead of contract schedule and below budget parameters, it was announced by L.M. Thorell, vice president and general manager of
Six U.S. Navy contracts totaling $2.9 million for advance planning and procurement to support p o s t s h a k e d o w n a v a i l a b i l i ty (PSA) work on six guided missile frigates (FFGs) have been awarded to Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, Lennart M. Thorell, vice president and general manag
Following a recent board of directors meeting, J.T. Gilbride, chairman and chief executive officer of Todd Shipyards Corporation, announced that on July 15, 1981, Hans K. Schaefer will assume the presidency of the corporation, succeeding Arthur W. Stout Jr., who is taking early retirement. Mr.
Lennart M. Thorell has joined the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation as manager of engineering, according to a recent announcement by H.K. Schaefer, vice president and assistant general manager. Mr. Thorell brings to Todd more than 26 years of shipbuilding experience in new
Todd Shipyards Corporation recently announced that it has signed contracts for the construction of four 89,700-dwt tankers at approximately $34 million per vessel. Two of the tankers will be built for subsidiaries of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc., and the other two are to be constructed for
A new $47-million Syncrolift shiplift and land-level ship transfer facility, the largest and most technologically advanced installation of its kind in the world, was dedicated recently at the San Pedro yard of Todd Shipyards Corporation's Los Angeles Division. The Syncrolift is a product of Pearlson
The Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation recently launched the U.S. Navy guided- missile frigate USS Ingraham (FFG-61) at ceremonies at the San Pedro yard. The principal speaker at the event was the Hon. Elton Gallegly, Congressman, 21st District, California. The ship's
The guided missile frigate Reuben James (FFG-57) was delivered to the U.S. Navy recently by the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, according to an announcement by Len M. Thorell, company vice president and general manager. The Reuben James, completed 12 weeks ahead of
The Naval Sea Systems Command recently awarded the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation a $384,382 producibility study contract for DDGX, the Navy's next generation guided missile destroyer. Todd will investigate techniques to modify contract design data packages to implement
The Los Angeles Division of Todd Shipyards Corporation has been awarded a $33-million fixed-price contract by Matson Navigation Company, San Francisco, Calif., to convert and expand the RO/RO trailership Matsonia into a combination lift-on/lift-off container and RO/RO trailer carrier. According to
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STATISTICS world’s largest container ships for the ?rst time to pass under it one port, the NWSA or Northwest Seaport Alliance. And they count and serve terminals in New York and New Jersey. NY/NJ as one giant port. As you can see from the next list that would The top 10 global shipping lines control 84
STATISTICS doing this a long time and prefers to count all its cargo in tons RankU.S. Port2018 Tons2017 Tons and total value. Here is the de?nitive port picture from Maryland: 1 Houston 201,540,173180,855,210 RankU.S. Port20182017 2 New Orleans 127,643,304127,795,757 1 Los Angeles $ 297,048$ 283,940 3
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Credit: Port of Long Beach San Pedro Bay, the location of the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach, side-by-side. January 2019 has seen a slight drop in TEU volume from 221,000 third consecutive calendar year of record TEU volume for SCPA. TEUs in 2018 to 215,000 last month. “A strong February
Container Ports Boxed in or Busting Out?Boxed in or Busting Out? Benchmarking the Nation’s top container ports in 2018 and looking ahead to what comes next. By Rick Eyerdam he nation’s major ports ?nished 2018 and began 2019 set- ter. In total, for the ?rst three months of 2019, the port’s volumes ting
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WARSHIPS • WORLD NAVIES Supersonic Hsiung-Feng III missile, developed by NCSIST. NCSIST Photo more complicated, the Belgian Navy sees them also as SeaSparrow Missile (ESSM) has served as the RDN’s indigenous capability. Much of that is designed, devel- useful. “There is private owned infrastructure
CRUISE SHIPPING • LINDBLAD EXPEDITIONS “We are a shipping company, so to achieve an autonomous ship is not our objective: our goal is safer, energy ef? cient operations and more reliable logistics. Our goal is to be the most reliable cargo carrier. We see automation technology as supporting our objective
AUTONOMOUS SHIPPING • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP “The highest level of autonomy that I see in the near future are onboard small ferries and tug boats, very local. Oceangoing ships will apply certain autono- mous technologies but they will keep the people on- board: it will be used for situationally awareness and
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VESSELS RAstar 3200 Tugs Dazzle at Blessing Ceremony (SST Canada) were the toasts of a blessing ceremony in Vancouver Harbor. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd, these two signi? cant additions to the ? eet were showcased at a February blessing event in Vancouver. The tugs are notable for their responsive
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