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,
When Austal Ltd. of Henderson, Western Australia, started looking last year for a CEO to lead its U.S.-based operations, the job description must have been daunting. They wanted a leader to take the helm of their newly built shipyard in Mobile, Ala.
Salt water is one of the toughest environments when it comes to exposed machinery. Common untreated metals are eroded in a matter of months and expensive equipment can become useless in half that time. One particularly vulnerable part of such
Two New York City office appointments in the water transportation subsidiary companies of Bethlehem Steel Corporation were announced by Steven M. Moodie, vice p r e s i d e n t , water transportation services. George W. Collins was named assistant
Some financing opportunities may represent a huge upside potential involving the fulfillment of lifelong dreams and aspirations. However, high reward potential comes with an inherently large downside risk. Such opportunities are coined "unbankable"
ANSCHUETZ Circle 6 1 on Reader Service Card Anschuetz & Co. GmbH of Kiel- Wik, West Germany, designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of navigation products, including gyrocompasses, autopilots, and steering controls that have been installed on more than 9,
Rapid-fire change is the only thing that stays the same in today's increasingly regulation-heavy, litigious maritime industry. Norway's Det Norske Veritas is there to help smooth out the curves. It is no overstatement to say that the marine business
Global Marine Development Inc. of Irvine, Calif., and Nippon Kokan K.K. of Tokyo, Japan, have announced an agreement to jointly develop and market offshore oil and gas production systems. NKK will fabricate the structures in its shipyards on the basis of engineering provided by GMDI.
Alabama Shipyard is hoping that last month's launching of its unique Articulated Tug Barge unit (ATB) for Reinauer Transportation signals the beginning of many more orders for the OPA 90 compliant product transporters. The company estimates that
According to figures compiled by Howard Houlder (Chartering) Ltd. of London, the number of very large crude carriers under construction or on order worldwide has reached its highest level for seven years. The 4.9 million tons deadweight involved represents substantial investment,