Gilbert Cheramie, president of Gilbert Cheramie Boats, Inc., and T.R. Hensley, president of Service Marine Industries, Inc. (SMI), recently signed a contract for the construction of a 145-foot by 36-foot by 11-foot 6-inch utility boat. The new vessel will be a sister ship to the Erika Lynn,
IMA specializes in strategic market planning. Among its more than 60 clients in 18 countries are Allis-Chalmers, Grumman Aerospace, National Intergroup, Ulstein, Mitsubishi, Todd Shipyards, Oppenheimer & Co., Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and M.
Fascination with the underwater wonders of the sea has prompted more than 700,000 passengers1 to venture as deep as 250 feet below the water's surface in tourist submersibles. All of these passengers have returned safely to the surface after the ride of a lifetime.
The British industrialist Sir David Brown has decided to proceed with his project to create his ideal high-speed luxury yacht. Sir David selected a high-speed catamaran hull form and specified water jet propulsion to give quiet and efficient operation coupled with superb maneuverability.
Korea's Hyundai Group has won what is reported to be the largest single shipbuilding c o n t r a c t in history to build nine vessels for the United Arab Shipping Company. Under the USD 400-million contract, Hyundai will construct nine containerships of 35,
This special section includes major Navy contract awards issued between the dates of August 7 to November 12, 1986. For Navy contracts prior to these dates refer to MARITIME REPORTER, September 1986 issue, "Major Navy Contracts," page 37. Contracts
Some of the foremost diesel engine manufacturers, shipping companies and engineering firms were represented at the first Diesel Propulsion Conference recently held in Seattle, sponsored by Trans Marine Propulsion Systems of Seattle and International Power Engineering, Copenhagen, Denmark.
A diesel engine sales and rebuilding division opened recently in the Houston, Texas facility of Hatch & Kirk, Inc., the Seattle-based parts manufacturer. Hatch & Kirk president Roger Van Hoozer announced the recent acquisition of the assets of Defco,
Four units of Volvo Penta's newly developed 16-liter marine diesel, TAMD 162 type, have been specified for the diesel-electric propulsion plant in each of two "hybrid" ships. The Volvo Penta engines stipulated for each of these vessels are individually rated at 470 bhp (345 kw) at 1,
Chris Marine U.S.A., Inc., a service oriented company, provides onsite and in-shop machining, onboard overhaul, technical direction and engine performance evaluation for large slow-speed and mediumspeed diesels as well as turbocharger repair, rebuild and service.