This is an excerpt from the second quarterly update to the IMA report on U.S. Navy Ship Procurement. Information is current as of 8 November, except if noted. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENTS The number of Navy ships under contract continues to decline.
MAN B&W Diesel, Holeby has received an order from A.P. Moller of Denmark for nine diesel generator sets for three 4,200-TEU container vessels to be built at Odense Steel Shipyard, Denmark. The diesel generator sets of type 9L28/32 H, each with an output of 2,
Barring the ability to transport mass amounts of cargo in a Star Trek-esque manner, it's reasonable to assume that ships and boats will continue to be the globes' hauler of goods for the foreseeable future. In the quest to make water transportation safer and more efficient,
Throughout the history of shipbuilding, the key challenge too often has been how to build the right ship around a given propulsion system, rather than creating tailored propulsion system for the ship. That was true when the best propulsion "engines" available were sails,
The Danish firm of Danyard A/S, shipbuilders and repairers, recently redelivered to the Mercandia Rederierne the second of two Ro/Ro ships adapted to the requirements of the Danish State Railways' service across the Great Belt. The two vessels,
—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,
—Literature Available General Electric Company has been chosen to provide the machinery control system for the first of the U.S. Navy's new Arleigh Burke Class guided missile destroyer (DDG-51). Under this contract, GE's Simulation and Control Systems Department in Daytona Beach, Fla.
A Review Over the years we have published many feature articles that reviewed the latest designs and developments of diesel engines per se. For the review that follows, we decided to report on the many kinds of ancillary equipment and services
The last few years have witnessed a proliferation of specialized software and hardware packages for shipboard applications. Many of these products take advantage of the new generation of small, relatively low-cost personal computers. To bring
—Literature Available Soundcoat Company of Deer Park, N.Y., now offers Quilted Barrier Absorber (QBA), a combination of materials specifically designed to provide durability and excellent acoustical properties. It is a composite of limp mass sandwiched