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First U.S. Commercial SWATH To ABS Class Under Construction

—Color Brochure Offered The first U.S. commercial SWATH (Small- Waterplane Area Twin-Hull) vessel, the 500- passenger ferry Navatek I prototype, to American Bureau of Shipping Class is being built by Pacific Marine, Honolulu, Hawaii, at Thompson Metal Fab shipyard in Vancouver, Wash.

 

Great Ships of 2000

Vessel Name Black Marlin, Blue Marlin Type Heavy Lift Ship Owner Offshore Heavy Transport Shipbuilder CSBC, Kaohsiung, Taiwan The Marlin class heavy lift ships — Black Marlin and Blue Marlin built at CSBC, Kaohsiung, Taiwan — are the largest of their kind in the world.

After 25 Years, Smit International Keeps Evolving

Although Smit International graced the marine industry with its presence in 1975, the company actually began in the mid-18th century as a shipbuilder, which would eventually evolve into its current state as a diversified marine service provider.

Geiger Succeeds Zuehlke As President Of Bay Shipbuilding Corp.

John D. West, president of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., and chief executive officer of Bay Shipbuilding Corp., has announced that George K. Geiger has succeeded Arthur J. Zuehlke as president of Bay Shipbuilding Corp. Bay Shipbuilding Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company,

A VIEW OF WORLDWIDE SHIPBUILDING REVEALS SIGNS OF REVIVAL IN SOME SECTORS

No matter which set of shipbuilding tables or statistics one studies, there is no escaping the fact that Japan continues to be the world's leading shipbuilding nation, supplying over 50 percent of the world's tonnage. This has been achieved, moreover,

Sembawang Diversifies Into Salvage And Towing

The Sembawang Group of Singapore has announced its entry into the international salvage and towing business with the launching of a new subsidiary, Sembawang Salvage Co. Pte. Ltd. (SEMCO). The initial investment is reported to be S$35 million (about $15.

Contracts Awarded To Bardex Hydranautics

—Literature Available Bardex Hydranautics has been contracted by Reading and Bates Drilling Co. and Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., for the design and manufacture of the BOP and subsea equipment handling systems and the handling/elevator systems

New Marine Technology: The Hallmark of SMM 2000

The SMM exhibition in Hamburg has once again proven that it is the cradle of marine technology and the grand-daddy of all marine exhibitions. On display in 12 separate halls were more than 1,300 exhibitors from more than 50 countries, launching

Colombo Dockyard Offers Brochure On Facilities And Capabilities

Colombo Dockyard (Pte) Ltd. (CDL) of Colombo, Sri Lanka, is offering a new 12-page full-color brochure on the yard's facilities and capabilities. The text of the brochure points out that Colombo is in an ideal location, situated at the intersection

Aquamaster Propulsion Units Installed In Self-Unloading Malaysian Bulker

The biggest application to date of the Aquamaster azimuth propulsion units manufactured by Hollming Ltd. Engineering Works in Rauma, Finland, is in a 5,000-dwt selfunloading cement carrier built by Sahab Shipyard in Malaysia for Perbadanan National Shipping Line of Kuala Lumpur.

 
 
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