—Free Literature Available— Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc., Power Engineering Marketing Division, is developing new costeffective methods of ship control to concentrate control on the bridge and reduce the size of the crew required. One development
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
Wartsila Diesel's Vasa 32 engine type has set a new record. With an 18-engine contract from the Odense Steel Shipyard of Denmark for a new container feeder vessel series, the number of Vasa 32s ordered now exceeds 1,000. This is, according to the company,
The new 400-passenger Music City Queen (shown above) was christened recently in her home port of Nashville, Tenn., according to Dr. Hugh D. Claughton, owner and president of Belle Carol Riverboat Company of that city. His daughter, Carol Ann Claughton, was the vessel's sponsor.
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Detailed Brochure Available Advanced Control Systems (ACS) Incorporated, Houston, Texas, reports that fleet and boat operating costs can be reduced for more profitable operations with the installation of their new Boat Operating Systems (BOS).
USNS Brittin (T-AKR 305), the sixth of seven Bob Hope-class strategic sealift ships being built by Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector, was delivered to the U.S. Navy at the company's company's Avondale Operations in New Orleans on July 12.
This special section includes major Navy contract awards issued between the dates of June 19 to August 6, 1986. For Navy contracts prior to these dates refer to MARITIME REPORTER, July 15, 1986 issue, "Major Navy Contracts," page 11. Contract awards from April 1 to June 17, 1986 are covered.
McDermott Marine Construction, a major operating unit of McDermott International Inc., has been awarded a contract by Exxon Company U.S.A. valued at approximately $27 million. The contract calls for the fabrication and installation of an I8-slot
Ferry services to Venezuela's Margarita Island will be improved with the delivery of a second 282-ft. (86-m) vehicle/passenger catamaran to Conferry. Built by Austal Ships, Lilia Concepcion will join a fleet that already includes a similar Austal fast ferry, Carmen Ernestina.
SCN Container Line Inc. initiated independent service linking the three major ports of South Florida with 18 ports in a dozen countries in Central America and South America. Led by South Florida shipping industry veterans Fernando Bowen and Raymond M.