The cost of complying could be high - but not as high as not complying John Riding, director of Marico Marine, speaking at Ship Repair & Conversion in London, presents a rosy picture for the future of ship repair by pointing out that freight rates
John D. West, president of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., and chief executive officer of Bay Shipbuilding Corp., has announced that George K. Geiger has succeeded Arthur J. Zuehlke as president of Bay Shipbuilding Corp. Bay Shipbuilding Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company,
The 94th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the concurrent 5th International Maritime Exposition will be held at The New York Hilton Hotel November 19-22,1986. Society membership has now increased to approximately 12,
The 27,622-dwt bulk carrier Sanko Daring (shown above) was delivered recently by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company's Tomano Works to Panamanian owner Kisogawa Maritime S.A. She is the first of six sister ships ordered from MES by Kisogawa.
The first Sulzer RTA84 engine, a six-cylinder model, is now undergoing test-bed trials at Mitsubishi's Kobe engine works. Started in August, it has already run successfully at full load and is now going through a series of optimization trials. As the largest bore size in the RTA series,
Spain's Astano Shipyard has embraced the first quarter of the new millennium with high demand for its docking and repair services, including the accommodation of the yard's largest vessel since 1994. A steady visitor to Astano is Greece's Good Faith Shipping,
Detyens Shipyards, Inc., Charleston, S.C., recently completed a 55-day major refit of the 465-foot, ice-class bulk carrier Eagle. The renewal of the 15,850-dwt Eagle, operated out of the Port of Savannah, Ga., by Colonial Marine Industries, Inc.
The latest world shipbuilding statistics published by Lloyd's Register (LR) show an increase of 2.3 million gross tons (gt) (21.3 percent) in new ship completions in 1989 from the previous year and up by almost 1 million gt from 1987. The total o u t p u t in 1989 amounted to 13.
With current daily operating costs totaling many thousands of dollars, ships must keep port time to a minimum for cost-efficient operations. Therefore, reliable and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, access equipment, and stowage systems are essential for a fast turnaround.
With 22 drydocks in service, Bollinger Morgan City, L.L.C. recently stretched its newly expanded dry dock (see a c c o m p a n y i n g photo) to the limit with the docking of former sulpher vessel (now bulk carrier) Otto Candie COV Zeus measuring 505 ft.