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OUTSTANDING WORKBOATS & MILITARY SHALLOW-DRAFT VESSELS OF 1987

special review of some of the most notable and important inland and coastal workboats and shallow-draft military craft delivered during 1987—selected by the editors of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News for their high standards of design or performance.

 

Robert Allan: Naval Architecture is in the Blood

Since the beginning of the 20th Century when Robert Allan's grandfather emigrated from Scotland to Canada, he treated the concept of naval architecture as a "science" rather than a trade. With little money but a lot of talent, the young man nurtured

OUTSTANDING PASSENGER VESSELS OF 1988

ALEXANDRIA BELLE Blount Marine In 1988, busy passenger boat builder Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., delivered the 87- foot replica steam paddlewheeler Alexandria Belle to Uncle Sam Tours of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. The third vessel to

OUTSTANDING OCEANGOING SHIPS OF 1986

A roundup of some of the most notable vessels delivered by shipyards during 1986—selected for their outstanding design features, fuel efficiency, performance, and service characteristics. ACT 10 Jansen Werft Jansen Werft GmbH of Leer, West Germany,

Avondale Industries Joins International Shipbuilding Partnership

New Orleans, La.-based diversified shipbuilder Avondale Industries Inc. reported that it will form a pioneering joint venture with a German shipbroker and a Norwegian shipping group. Avondale vice president of commercial ship marketing Ron McAlear said,

Cruise Ship Engineers Indicted

Tom Sansonetti. Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division and Marcos Daniel Jimenez, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, announced that three senior cruise ship engineers were indicted by a federal grand jury in Miami,

TTS Receives $5.5-Million Contract In Shipyard Modernization

Total Transportation Systems (International) A/S (TTS) recently announced the receipt, through its United Kingdom subsidiary, of a $5.5-million contract to significantly modernize the steel fabrication facilities at Kvaerner Govan Limited in Glasgow, Scotland.

Liebherr Wins Large Gantry Crane Order From Japanese Shipbuilder

Liebherr-Werk Nenzing, Austria, recently received a large ships gantry crane order from Japanese shipbuilder Tsuneishi. The order, for three plus one multipurpose container- handling, jib-type gantry cranes of Liebherr's well-known type MPS with lifting capacities of 45 tons,

RORO88 9th International Conference & Exhibition on Roll-On/Roll-Off Marine Transport

RO/RO 88, the 9th International Conference and Exhibition on through transport utilizing roll-on/ roll-off (RO/RO) methods, will be held at the Svenska Massan in Gothenburg, Sweden, from June 7-9, 1988. The central theme of the conference will be the future of the RO/RO business.

Gastech 78 LNG/LPG Conference Includes Major Paper From OPEC

The program has been announced for the Gastech 78 LNG and LPG meeting which will be held in the new Monte-Carlo Convention Centre from November 7- 10 this year. It will be the sixth in the series. Leading the program will be a paper of great

 
 
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