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European Yards Look To 'Formula' To Compete With Their Far East Counterparts

Judging from what was said at the Round Table organized by the Association of Marine Architects and Naval Engineers of Spain (AINE), held recently in Madrid, the European shipyards have found the formula that will enable them to compete successfully with their Far Eastern counterparts,

 

U.S. NAVY SHIPBUILDING PROGRAM

Fourth Update — Changes As Of July 1984 Excerpted from a report published by International Maritime Associates, Inc. This is the fourth in a series of reports detailing the latest changes in the United States Navy shipbuilding program. The first report appeared in the November 15,

NACExpo 2003 Set for San Diego

According to the study, "Corrosion Costs and Preventive Strategies," the cost of corrosion in the U.S. is a staggering $276 billion per year. The shipping industry alone accounts for $2.7- billion, broken down into new ship construction — $1.1 billion, maintenance and repairs — $0.

Passenger Vessel Report

Builder Austal Name Betico Type Catamaran Owner Govt, of New Caledonia The custom designed livery emulating the waves of the ocean gives Betico. a 171 ft. (52 m) high speed passenger catamaran an original, striking appearance. The vessel has

Navy Honors Engineering Pioneer

A ceremony was held on November 19, 2001, to rename the Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station's (NAVSSES) Surface Ship Systems Engineering Complex, the Richard C. Cunningham Engineering Complex. The building (77H) was renamed to honor Cunningham's pioneering

Two Executives Appointed At Designers & Planners

Designers & Planners, Inc. of Washington, D.C., recently announced the appointment of Michael R. Yriondo as director of special projects and Richard S. Carleton as director of marine engineering. The announcements were made by Ferd Serim, president of

SSPA Maritime Consulting Offers Brochure On Roll Reduction By Rudder Control

SSPA Maritime Consulting AB of Goteborg, Sweden, has published a four-page color brochure on Roll-Nix, a microcomputer-based system for roll reduction by rudder control. The complete system is controlled by a computer unit with a built-in solid-state

MAJOR NAVY CONTRACTS

The following special section features the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair, electronics, communications and weapons. This special section covers Navy contracts awarded between December 28, 1987, and January 25, 1988.

Norway Export Award Goes To Peter Lombard

Peter P. Lombard, president of American United Marine Corporation, has been honored for his outstanding contribution to trade relations with Norway and the United States and has been awarded a special export diploma by the Export Council of Norway.

Companies Bond Together To Form American Salvage Association

Responding to the need for a presence and to assist in the professionalization of the U.S. marine salvage and firefighting response, nine U.S. salvors have joined together to form the American Salvage Association (ASA). The initial group has participated

 
 
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