SeaArk Marine, Monticello, Ark., recently built and delivered a 54 ft. passenger boat to Atlantis Marine World. Riverhead, N.Y. Marine World will use Atlantis Explorer to accommodate more than 70 people for eco-tours on the Peconic River. The two-hour
The passenger vessel market is a classic mature marine market. Segments of it are doing well, while other parts have literally died. For example, the overnight segment of the market saw one substantial vessel delivered in 2003 with none on the horizon for 2004.
Precision composite parts manufactured by the Sims Pumps Valve Co., Hoboken, N.J., have been successfully employed on seagoing vessels for nearly 30 years. In 1955, Sims Pump Valve introduced a casing ring made of a composite material called Simsite.
According to the study, "Corrosion Costs and Preventive Strategies," the cost of corrosion in the U.S. is a staggering $276 billion per year. The shipping industry alone accounts for $2.7- billion, broken down into new ship construction — $1.1 billion, maintenance and repairs — $0.
Caterpillar Engine Division recently announced the availability of an Extended Service Coverage (ESC) program for their diesel and spark-ignited engines up to and including engines in the 3500 Family size range. The ESC program is structured to
Two hydraulic service cranes have been supplied by HIAB-FOCO of Sweden to Norway's Gullfaks oilfield project in the North Sea. The cranes, both HIAB 180 Sea Crane units, were specially designed for use on tanker loading facilities in the North Sea.
Textron Marine Systems (TMS), Division of Textron Inc., has been awarded major U.S. Navy contracts for the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) Program totaling more than $225 million. One contract valued at $216 million calls for the construction of 12 LCAC and major equipment items.
Unitek, a locally owned Honolulu, Hawaii, firm and Sause Bros., an Oregon transportation and shipyard company, announced recently that they are constructing a $2-million floating steel drydock for ship repair to be based in Honolulu. The 200-foot
J.Y. Clarke, president of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association (CSSRA), recently announced that CSSRA will now be known as the Canadian Maritime Industries Association (CMIA). Eligibility requirements to join have been expanded to include ocean industries,
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., San Francisco, Calif., has just been selected by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to provide naval architectural and marine e n g i n e e r i n g consulting services throughout the period of design and construction of OTEC-1,