London June 19-20 Cruise 85, the first international conference and exhibition for people involved in the management, operation and services of cruise shipping, will take place at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London, on June 19-20. The two-day event is being organized by the U.
Patti Shipyard, Inc. of Pennsacola, Fla., is well known as a builder of towboats, crabbers, tugs, and fishing trawlers. Within the past two years, however, Patti has delivered two 800-passenger excursion vessels to Roberts River Rides in Dubuque,
Sayville Ferry Service Inc. recently announced the addition of the Fire Island Clipper to its fleet. The Clipper (shown above), built by Robert E. Derecktor at Mamaroneck, N.Y., was placed into service on the company's Sayville, N.Y., to Fire Island run immediately upon delivery.
With an assist from Grand Ole Opry star Minnie Pearl, the keel has been laid for the General Jackson, a 274-foot paddlewheel showboat being built for Opryland USA Inc. of Nashville by Jeffboat, Inc. in Jeffersonville, Ind. Miss Pearl joined a Nashville delegation that included U.
A page was added in the history books of U.S. shipbuilding on October 11 when the keel was laid for a new 1,900- passenger United States Lines' ship the largest ever to be constructed in a U.S. shipyard. The ceremony marked the groundbreaking partnership between the Line's parent company,
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,
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,
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Yost and Customs Service Commissioner William von Raab recently announced that personal- use of illegal drugs found on commercial fishing industry vessels will no longer subject the vessel to immediate seizure,
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
A multi-role hospital and support ship, built at Gijon yard within schedule, was delivered by IZAR to its owner, Spain's Instituto Social de la Marina (ISM, a fishermen's welfare and health care organization, part of the Spanish Social Security).