NKK To Build First LNG Carrier To Use Technigaz Mark III Membrane-Type Cargo Tank System

NKK Corporation recently announced that it has received an order from Nippon Yusen K.K. (NYK) and Perbadanan Nasional Shipping Line Berhad (PNSL), Malaysia's leading shipping company, to build a 18,000-cubic-meter LNG (liquefied natural gas) carrier.


ETA-Pilot Fuel Saving System Now Marketed Worldwide By SSPA

SSPA Systems, responsible for the development and marketing of the Roll-Nix Control System for roll reduction using rudder control, has now also taken over the marketing of the ETA-Pilot fuel saving system, an original product wholly developed and


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,

Jeffboat Delivers Deck Barge For Nugent Sand Company

Jeffboat, Inc. of Jeffersonville, Indiana recently delivered the NSCO 63 deck barge (shown above) for Nugent Sand Company, Inc. of Louisville, Kentucky. This barge was one of a four-barge order placed by Nugent Sand Company. General dimensions

World Orderbook For 20 VLCCs At Highest In Seven Years

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,

Elinca Systems To Be Installed On Five Tankers Of Chevron Shipping Fleet

U.K.-based Elinca Ltd. of Sheffield recently won a major order to install its systems, which control marine fouling and corrosion in ships' seawater systems, on five VLCCs owned by Chevron Shipping Company. The tankers to be protected are the Howard W.

Hovermarine Announces First Sale To Japan

Hovermarine Transport Limited, the Southampton, Englandbased manufacturers of the HM.2 Mark III Hoverferry, has announced the first sale of their 65-passenger craft in Japan. Hovermarine decided more than two years ago to mount an extensive marketing effort in the Far East,

DNV Cleans Up With Celebrity's Millennium

The premiere vessel to be built to DNV's new voluntary class notation Clean Design is Royal Caribbean International's (RCI's) Millennium — the first of a new series of green ships for RCI. Currently under construction at Chantiers de l'Atlantique in St.

A Practical Discussion Regarding Compliance

Maritime businesses are increasingly becoming the subject and target of federal criminal investigations. This is due. in part, to the increased emphasis on the enforcement of the criminal provisions of labor, customs and environmental regulatory provisions.

Evergreen's $1.2-Billion Order For Containerships May Go To Japanese

A $1.2-billion order to build 22 containerships for Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan), the largest such order ever to be placed, is likely to go to Japanese shipyards, according to a recent report. The vessels, each capable of carrying 4,000 twenty-foot

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