U.S. Sub Christened in "Home" Port

With a length of 377 ft. (114.9 m), a beam of 34 ft. (10.3 m) and a displacement of 7,800 tons, the Virginia, which is the first U.S. submarine designed to satisfy the requirements of regional and near-land missions in the post-Cold War era, was


Waterjets for a Difficult Design Task

The idea of a ferry going over the sea to Skye is not a new one, although with the Skye bridge opening a few years ago. it is not an adventure many people undertake these days. A small car ferry operates in the south of the island, and a large

SENESCO Becomes Senesco Marine

The Southeastern New England Shipbuilding Corporation (SENESCO) has capped years of progress and strong growth with a change in name and investment in the future. The company formally changed its name to Senesco Marine, and to prove that the metamorphosis is much more than skin-deep,

Unique Lobster Boat Miss Julie D e l i v e r e d By G l a d d i n g - H e a rn

Designed by Robert Henry of Bay Marine, Inc. and built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding Corporation for Robert P. Stevens of Buzzards Bay, Mass., the lobster boat Miss Julie is an all-aluminum, 65-foot single-screw vessel that combines speed, maintainability,

RGB Spectrum Announces New Flexible Scan Converter

RGB Spectrum, Berkeley, Calif., a leading manufacturer of videographic products and workstations and graphic displays, has introduced the new RGB/VideolinkĀ® 1450AX auto-sync scan converter that transforms high resolution computer graphics to television format.

Innovative class for the banana trade

Unequivocal in its belief that European shipbuilding's future will ultimately be determined by its capacity and preparedness to innovate, Howaldtswerke- Deutsche Werft (HDW) has put down a new marker for the industry with a record-breaking class of refrigerated cargo carrier.

USCG Ammends Illegal Drug Policy For Commercial Fishing

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,

Ship Gaming, Consolidator Bonding Legislation Approved By House

Bills legalizing gambling on U.S. passenger vessels and giving ocean freight consolidators more flexibility in fulfilling bonding requirements were recently sent by the House to the President's desk. It also approved and sent to the Senate a bill

Krupp MaK Diesel Moves To New Headquarters For North American Operations

Krupp MaK Diesel, Inc., one of the leading suppliers of medium- speed, four-stroke, heavy oil engines, has relocated its North American h e a d q u a r t e rs from Rosemont, to Glenview, 111., to provide the latest state-of-theart services to the U.

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,

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