River City U.S.A., Inc., the Kansas City, Kan., operators of the Cummins NTA-855-M-powered paddle-wheeler Missouri River Queen, recently took delivery of a second passenger vessel, the new 150-foot, 800-passenger America. Built by Marine Builders, Inc.
Repair of the guided-missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts entailed a massive lifting exercise in which twenty 100-ton aluminum hydraulic rams operating at 10,000 psi were systematically applied to raise the damaged stern of the 3,700-ton vessel to its normal position.
The first American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Ship Systems Symposium will be held on October 2 and 3, 1980, at the Cherry Hill Inn, Cherry Hill, N.J. It is being held at the start of the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) for modernization
Technical Symposium-October 3-4, Norfolk, Va. A technical symposium, Naval Ship Maintenance & Modernization/ Affordability, sponsored by the Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, and the American Society of Naval Engineers, Tidewater Section,
Cruise + Ferry, a biennial trade show which focuses on the lucrative cruise and ferry market, has been scheduled for May 29-31, 1991 at the Olympia 2 Conference and Exhibition Center in London, England. With the cruise industry in an explosive
A Preview Offshore Technology Conference And Show Set For May 6-9 In Houston, Texas One of the world's foremost international showcases for offshore services and equipment annually for the past 22 years, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)
Leevac Shipyards, Jennings, La., recently delivered the Cape Hatteras, the first new supply vessel to be built in the U.S. since 1986, to Sea Mar Operators of Lafayette, La. The vessel is 200 feet long with a beam of 40 feet and a normal draft of 15 feet,
"Is the small passenger vessel industry still a growth market?" This is an interesting question and it could be posed by prospective boat owners and their lenders, commercial developers, municipalities, tour and charter brokers, and certainly, by shipbuilders.
Through technology advancements, the major manufacturers of shipboard electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise and communications faster and easier. Newer, more powerful lorans,
The trend toward upgrading output and efficiency of marine diesel engines, as well as improving their ability to burn heavy residual fuels with high sulfur content, has placed increasing demands on the petroleum industry to improve their products.