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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.

 

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

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. Market: Foundation for the Future

In part two of a two-part series, William G. Schubert, the new U.S. Maritime Administrator (MarAd), speaks with H. Clayton Cook, Jr. about the current standing and future direction of maritime activities in the United States. Cook: I'd like to pick up where we left off last time.

Stork-Werkspoor Receive Orders For 32 Engines

Stork-Werkspoor Diesel, a division of the Dutch VMF Group of Companies, have received orders for the delivery of 32 engines. Of these, 10 are intended for Smit & Co.'s Internationale Sleepdienst, Netherlands, to power two of their new seagoing tugs,

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.

Maritime Industry Metric Conversion Study Is Available

The Maritime Administration has released a technical report, "Metric Conversion Study for the Maritime Administration," prepared by J.J. Henry Co., Inc., Arlington, Va. The study contains the master plan which J.J. Henry developed for the use

C h e v r o n Selects Elinca System For 5 Ships — L i t e r a t u r e A v a i l a b le

The Elinca marine growth and corrosion control system, marketed in North America by Blume Worldwide Services, Scarsdale, N.Y., has been selected by Chevron Shipping Company, San Francisco, for protection of the main seawater service systems and condensers on five VLCCs operated by the firm.

Kockums Profit Continues With Backlog of Orders Worth SEK 4,700 Million

As of the first eight months of this year, Kockums AB of Malmo, Sweden shows a surplus of SEK 31 million (last year 39+ million) and expects a surplus for the entire year equal to that of 1982 (SEK 56 million). The eight-month report indicates

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,

 
 
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