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VTHE NEW DDG-51 CLASS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYERS —A Report—

When the Navy announced on 2 April that Bath Iron Works had won the competition to build the first of the new DDG-51 (Arleigh Burkeclass) Aegis guided missile destroyers it meant—for the Navy, and for the U.S. shipbuilding industry as well—the end of a very long wait.

 

First Family of Design

The Tillberg name is synonymous with luxurious cruise ship design, often sending as the masterminds in the creation of images and themes that will capture the essence of the each vessel's itinerary and passenger base. MR/EN spoke with two generations

Colonna's Shipyard Elects Owen VP And GM

W.W. Colonna Jr., president of Colonna's Shipyard, Inc., Norfolk, Va., and the shipyard's board of directors recently announced the election of Richard H. Owen as vice president and general manager. In his new capacity, Mr. Owen will assume responsibility for all shipyard activities.

Long Beach Pilots Go Far Out With New Boat

Jacobsen Pilot Service Inc., Long Beach Calif. Received a new 54-ft. (16.4-m) welded aluminum pilot boat from Hike Metal Products Ltd. in Wheatley, Ontario, Canada this past July. Hike Metal was approached in the early summer of 2002 after Jacobsen

L&C Associates Installs Dehumidification System Aboard S.S. Beaver State

L&C Associates, North Hampton, N.H., recently announced the completion of a dehumidification, sealing and alarm system aboard the S.S. Beaver State. At the direction of MarAd, the T-ACS-10 vessel is being dehumidified to protect it from moisture-induced corrosion.

Cruise Ship Engineers Indicted

Tom Sansonetti. Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division and Marcos Daniel Jimenez, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, announced that three senior cruise ship engineers were indicted by a federal grand jury in Miami,

REVIEW OF SHIPBUILDING AND REPAIR AT U.S. YARDS

Backlog Of $16.6 Billion In Navy Construction Work At Yards; Shallow-Draft Vessel Construction On The Rise Navy Construction The prime generator of new ship construction remains the U.S. Navy. According to the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) 1988 Ship Construction Report,

U.S. SHIPBUILDING $Billions In Navy Work Plus Repairs Brighten The Picture

The number and tonnage of vessels delivered by U.S. yards during the past year were up from 1984, thanks mostly to construction for the Military Sealift Command's build-and-charter program. Six of the nine ships completed, and 155,862 of the total 164,711 dwt, were for charter to the MSC.

Dot Com, Maritime Style

Much as h a s t r a n s p i r e d in m a i n s t r e am c o n s u m e r markets, the dot c o m craze has r e c e n t l y e n v e l o p e d the maritime w o r l d w i t h p r o m i s e s of c o s t s a v i n g s and o p e r a t i o n a l e f f i c i e n c i e s.

Newest Navy Crane Ship Christened 'Diamond State' At Tampa Shipyards

The U.S. Navy christened its newest crane ship, the SS Diamond State (T-ACS-7) at ceremonies at Tampa Shipyards, Tampa, Fla. The ship, named for the state of Delaware, will be operated by the Navy's Military Sealift Command. With a draft of 33

 
 
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