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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,

 

DECK MACHINERY A REVIEW

Faster, more efficient cargo handling reduces costs and increases profit opportunities for all vessel owners—inland, coastal and deepdraft. To satisfy the changing needs of these cost-conscious customers, manufacturers of deck machinery and cargo

Barging Ahead

Barge operators are often accused of giving the marine fuels industry a bad name. While it is true that there are barging companies with a debatable approach to the business, they are very much in the minority. Worldwide, barge operators are working hard to improve their services and operations.

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.

Fjellstrand Wins Order For Two High-Speed Passenger Catamarans

Two 38.8-meter (about 127.3- foot) high-speed passenger catamarans worth about NOK75-80 million (about $11-12 million), have been ordered from Fjellstrand of Norway by the Spanish shipping company Cat Lines S.A. in Valencia. This order marks a

FMC Releases Study On Virgin Islands Trade

The Federal Maritime Commission has prepared a Virgin Islands Trade Study. The report focuses upon both recent and anticipated ocean shipping developments in the trades between the U.S. Virgin Islands and the U.S. mainland, Puerto Rico, various Caribbean nations,

High-Speed Debut on the Lakes

MTU Friedrichshafen has broken new ground for the latest high-speed diesel technology, landing a deal whereby its potent 8 0 0 0 - s e r i e s engines will be used to power a large catamaran ferry intended for Lake Ontario operation. A 32,

Alabama Launches ATB

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

CE&MCO Receives Order For Three Portainers From Maersk Container

Coast Engineering & Manufacturing Company (CE&MCO), formerly PACECO, Inc., recently received an order for three 50-longton- capacity PACECO Portainers from Maersk Container Service Co., Inc. The post-Panamax cranes will be designed and manufactured

Honda Will Use U.S.-Flag Central Gulf Lines Ship To Transport Cars To U.S.

Under a three-year contract signed recently by Honda Motor Company and Central Gulf Lines of New Orleans, a U.S.-flag merchant ship will be used to carry passenger cars from Japan to the U.S. market. The agreement calls for Central Gulf to order a new carrier with a capacity of 4,000 cars.

 
 
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