Builder Astilleros Espanoles, Sevilla Yard Name Dawn Merchant Type RoPax Owner Cenargo Intl. The 7,360-dwt Dawn Merchant melds a high operating speed, sustainable in bad weather, and an exceptional standard of passenger accommodation with 'best practice' as applied to Ro-Pax ferry design.
Since worldwide cruise ship construction is at an all-time high, with more than 20 new cruise liners being built, on order, or in the planning stage, and U.S. yards are busy building a number of cruise boats and ferries, the editors of Maritime
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector reports that it has successfully tested the Low Observable Multifunction Stack (LMS) designed to demonstrate two different advanced exhaust suppresser systems for surface combatants. The exhaust systems,
A new rush-hour commuter service utilizing a high-speed hover ferry was recently inaugurated between Glen Cove Marina, Glen Cove, Long Island, and Pier 11 at the foot of Wall Street in Manhattan The new Monday-to-Friday rushhour service utilizes
Larry N. Hairston has been appointed executive director of marketing for Textron Marine Systems of New Orleans, La. Mr. Hairston will be responsible for developing and implementing all marketing strategies and evolving a continuing strategic plan
A new jackup concept, capable of drilling and production operations in more than 100 meters (about 328 feet) of water, is being developed by the rig designer Marathon LeTourneau of Texas, with Christiann Kongsli and Normann Riksen, the Norwegian rig experts.
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Lockheed is expanding its Houston office to provide additional services to the U.S. offshore industry. Services include field engineering support, design engineering support, assembly and repair of oil-spill cleanup equipment, and offshore corrosion protection equipment,
General Dynamics recently announced two key appointments at its corporate office in St. Louis, Mo. James E. Turner Jr. has been named executive vice president-marine land systems and services, and Michael C. Keel has been appointed executive vice presidentmissiles and electronics.
Act Likely To Eliminate All Foreign Rebuilding Of U.S. Fishing Vessels Unregulated fishing and concern for depletion of fish stocks relied upon by coastal fishermen across the nation resulted in attempts to ensure control of the U.S. fishing industry by Americans (i.