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Doherty takes the Helm at Maritrans

For the past 75 years, Maritrans has maintained a high level of customer satisfaction due to its constant vigilance regarding safety and performance. In order to instill and maintain these efforts, the company has always been quick to pursue

 

Is 3-D Product Modeling Practical For Small U.S. Shipyards?

Over the past 30 years, computer-aided ship design and construction has progressed from mainframe computers to PCs, from independent programs to fully integrated programs, and from large shipyards to all sizes of shipyards. More to the point, key

Offshore Express In $10-Million Expansion- 'Lightning Express1 Delivered By Progressive Shipbuilders

A $10-million expansion program has been announced by Offshore Express, Inc., a Houma, La.- based marine transportation firm. Robert C. Schmidt, vice president and general manager of Offshore Express, said the company has taken delivery of the

Plug & Play

Cruise lines, perhaps more than any other segment of the shipping market, have eagerly adopted advanced integrated bridge systems to help protect not only passenger, crews and reputations, but also the more than half-billion dollar homes within which they reside.

Avondale Awarded $319-Million Contract To Build Three Oilers

Avondale Industries Inc., New Orleans, La., was recently awarded a $319-million contract by the U.S. Navy to construct three T-AO-187 Class fleet oilers. Each of the Henry J. Kaiser Class oilers will have a displacement of 40,700 tons, length of 677-1/2 feet, and beam of 97-1/2 feet.

Ulstein Converts Containership To Fish Factory T r a w l er For U.S. Owner

Ulstein Hatloe A/S, Ulsteinvik, Norway, has delivered one of the world's largest surimi factory trawlers to her U.S. owners, after undergoing an extensive conversion at the yard. The 341-foot 5-inch Northern Eagle was delivered to her New Yorkbased owners Northern Eagle Partners Ltd.

B&W Yard To Continue Technical Assistance To Samsung Shipbuilding

Burmeister & Wain's division for Know-How and Shipbuilding Services, an integrated part of Burmeister & Wain Shipyard in Copenhagen, has concluded contracts with Samsung Shipbuilding Company, Ltd., Korea. These new c o n t r a c t s follow several years

Dear President Bush... Reasons for More Title XI Funding

One of the first important official acts of new U.S. President George W. Bush will be to submit to Congress a budget request for the entire U.S. Government for fiscal year 2002. For Americans with a stake in shipbuilding, a key budgetary concern

DPS: Expanding Options for Many Operators

Paul English, sales and business development manager for Alstom's Marine and Offshore activities, looks back at the company's role in the development of Dynamic Positioning Systems In recent years, dynamic positioning (DP) systems have become

 
 
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