DESTROYER, CRUISER & FRIGATE TECHNOLOGY September 27-29, Biloxi, Mississippi The American Society of Naval Engineering (ASNE) in cooperation with the Surface Navy Association (SNA) and the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., will sponsor a symposium entitled "Destroyer,
It was an excellent year for innovative design in world shipbuilding, and this is reflected by the ships selected as MARITIME REPORTER'S "Outstanding Oceangoing Ships of 1989." Members of this select group feature superior designs, sophisticated equipment and unique machinery,
Oslo-Based Shipping Conference & Exhibition Expected To Be Largest In Years June 11-14 With the settling of hositilities in the Persian Gulf, the shipping community is once again able to turn its attention to such critical marine industry issues as ship finance,
During the past four years (1982- 1985), the grand total of new commercial orders received by shipyard members of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association (CSSRA) amounted to 62,600 gross tons, an average of 15,650 gt per year,
At the Papenburg, West Germany, shipyard of Meyer Werft the containership Ville D'Orient was converted into a combined sheep/cow carrier and recently delivered on schedule to the Turkish-Libyan Joint Maritime Transport Company of Istanbul, which will lease the ship from the principals,
A large number of high profile tragedies over the last decade — despite the marine industry's overall good record for the safe transport of materials and people — have resulted in the loss of many lives and ships. Even in the face of increasing technology and training,
The Maritime Administration has received an application from United States Cruises, Inc., a subsidiary of Pacific Building Corporation of Seattle, for a Title XI mortgage guarantee to aid in refinancing the reconstruction of the passenger ship United States.
Since the time of the Romans, the evolution and development of the maritime sector has been of vital importance to Britain's commercial and economic interests. Early links were established with trading partners worldwide, links that endure today — particularly in our relations with the U.
The advantages of using general-purpose dry cargo containers for the carriage of both dry and liquid bulks as opposed to special units, which probably have to bear the costs of repositioning after use, is discussed in a booklet published by the
Selecting the appropriate propulsion or auxiliary power system for a vessel is one of the most difficult and important tasks facing the naval architect, marine engineer and vessel owner. With so many marine diesel engines on the market—low-speed,