Montreal, February 10-11All speakers and topics have been confirmed for the open sessions of the 38th Annual Technical Conference of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association (CSSRA). To be held Monday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 11 in Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel,
the Norsemen first cast off from her misty shores in their dragon-shaped long ships, Norway's prosperity has been intertwined with the sea. An integral part of this deep-rooted maritime tradition is a spirit of innovation which has enabled this rugged,
On June 15, 2003. Lester Rosenblatt passed away at the age of 83. MR/EN remembers this industry icon, who through his ambition and wealth of industry knowledge founded what would become one of the world's most successful naval architecture and marine engineering firms.
Crowley's petroleum services group has taken delivery of its newest tug. Avik, to serve in the company's oil transportation and distribution fleet. The 76-ft. tug was designed by Crowley's Vessel Management Services team and built by Dakota Creek Industries.
Over the past year, Master Marine, Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala., has been awarded three separate contracts for repairs and maintenance to eight 110-foot Island Class patrol boats. The repairs have consisted of general maintenance such as sandblasting and painting of underwater tanks,
Shipowners, shipbuilders and bankers were told at a recent meeting in London that as much as $200 billion will be needed over the next decade to replace the world's aging shipping fleets. Rex Harrington, of the Royal Bank of Scotland, forecast that
Ulstein Hatloe A/S of Ulsteinvik, Norway, recently delivered the 5,129-gt combination research/passenger ship Polar Circle to Rieber Shipping Company Polar Circle. With a length of 300 feet, the Polar Circle can accommodate a total of 120 passengers and crew in 65 cabins.
During most of the 20th century there has been a debate in the United States about the operation of and the need for shipping and shipbuilding. The debate was interrupted by two world wars and has been intensified during the past 30 years. During the same period,
General Electric Company, Government Electronic Systems Division, Moorestown, N.J., was awarded a $110,800,000 costplus- fixed-fee contract modification for AEGIS installation and test support for five DDG-51 class destroyers. Work is expected to be completed in January 1996.
Ralph Helm, president and chief operating officer of the Manitowoc Company, Inc., has promoted Allen A. Powell to executive vicepresident and general manager of the company's shipbuilding subsidiary, Bay Shipbuilding Corp., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. In his new capacity, Mr.