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agement Systems, Inc. (MMS) of
The fully integrated systems were installed under a contract awarded by Del Monte Fresh Fruit Interna- tional of Hamilton, Bermuda, to
According to Don Logan, MMS vice president, the systems will be installed on the eight other Del
Monte reefers under construction at
The shipboard systems will inter- face with MMS's SPIM and PMS systems being installed at Del
Monte's operation office in Hamil- ton, as well as at an additional shore office expanded to support a ware- house system. Working together, these systems will provide full in- ventory and maintenance manage- ment control for the Del Monte fleet of vessels.
Verolme do Brasil
The Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ship- yard of Verolme do Brasil, delivered the 170,000-gross-ton bulker Docer- io this past summer to her owners
The American Bureau of Ship- ping-classed vessel has a length be- tween perpendiculars of 721 feet 7 inches, beam of 150 feet 10 inches, depth of 78 feet 1 inch and draft of 56 feet 7 inches. She is powered by a single MAN B&W Diesel 6L80MCE main engine, rated at 17,100 hp at 74 rpm, which was built by Mecani- ca Pesada S.A. of Brazil, a licensee of MAN B&W. The 90,633-grt (in- ternational) bulker is fitted with three MAN B&W L23/30 auxiliary engines, rated at 780 kw each at 720 rpm. Other equipment on board in- cludes three GE ATI 271R266 alter- nators, 875 kva, 450 v, and 60 Hz each; a 120-kw Elle Hammers emer- gency generator; Sunrod main boil- er; and Verb-Vertical Wather Tube exhaust gas economizer.
The Docerio has an optimized hull to diminish resistance and an asymmetric rudder with bulbous bow and stabilizer fins.
The 70,000-grt superliner Fanta- sy, built by Finnish shipbuilder
Wartsila Marine Industries, was de- livered to Carnival Cruise Lines,
The 855-foot, 2,600-passenger vessel is one of the most expensive ships ever built. The 14-passenger deck Fantasy and her two sister cruise vessels under construction at
Wartsila Marine each feature 2 x 14
MW Cyclo propulsion drives, 6.6 kv switchboards, four 10.3 MVA main and two 6.8 MVA auxiliary genera- tors, plus six thruster motors and the main transformers, all engi- neered and supplied by ABB Ma- rine of Helsinki. Six Wartsila-Sulzer diesel engines with a total of more than 57,000 bhp are the prime mov- ers of the diesel-electric propulsion system. The Fantasy is also fitted with two highly skewed KaMeWa type 144 x F3/4W controllable-pitch propellers. Six Brunvoll 1,500-kw thrusters provide the ship with added maneuverability.
Cabins aboard the Fantasy are reportedly the largest afloat among the cruise industry's new generation of megaton ships, according to
Carnival introduced a new cabin category on the Fantasy called "demi-suites." These new cabins are substantially larger than standard cabins and feature private balcon- ies. A standard inside cabin meas- ures 183 square feet and standard outside cabin 190 square feet, while the 26 demi-suites are 226 square feet, all with 36-square-foot private balconies. The 28 suites are 360 (continued) ... but where do you find
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