Spurred by a number of key factors— the replacement of older vessels in the world fleet, the cruise ship boom, impending double-hull and double-bottom legislation, and prospects of increased trade after 1992—the world shipbuilding orderbook reached a five-year high at the end of 1989.
Michael Kolesar of Marine Engineers, Panama City, Fla., recently announced that the company has been awarded a contract by Rover Marine Transport, Inc. of Norfolk to build the three-masted topsail schooner American Rover. Believed to be the largest
Last Fall I had the opportunity to attend the Southeast Conference in Craig, Alaska. This conference is an association of communities working together on common issues such as transportation, their regional economy, and outside influences on their region such as the federal government.
The Tillberg name is synonymous with luxurious cruise ship design, often sending as the masterminds in the creation of images and themes that will capture the essence of the each vessel's itinerary and passenger base. MR/EN spoke with two generations
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA) has been awarded two contracts under which the San Francisco- based firm of naval architects and marine engineers will assist with the engineering and design phase in the conversion and modification of two
Installation of a Protective Sealing System aboard the jumboized oiler USNS Mispillion was recently completed in San Francisco, Calif., by L&C Associates, Inc. of North Hampton, N.H. The Mispillion, assigned National Defense Reserve status, must
The American Waterways Shipyard Conference (AWSC), a conference within The American Waterways Operators, represents the interests of the small- and mediumsized or "second-tier" yards in the shipbuilding and repair industry. These yards build and repair the tugboats,
The 2,000-ton-capacity Crandall railway drydock built in 1942 in Pictou Harbor at Pictou, Nova Scotia, for the Canadian Naval Service has now been enlarged to 3,000-tonscapacity at Pictou Industries Limited. This is the third enlargement of the railway drydock,
—Brochure Available Through the combined forces of Metos Marine and Parma-Marine, a new building concept for fitting ship cabins and other similar spaces has been conceived. The concept offers a planning service in the initial planning phase of a building project and,
—Free Literature Available Autronica Marine A/S of Norway is offering a free, six-page brochure on their MlP-calculator, type NK-5, which enables ship engineers to readily monitor the engine's performance and thereby ascertain the action necessary to obtain maximum possible efficiency.