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Landmark LNG Carrier Launched by IZAR

To great fanfare, Inigo Tapias, the new 138,000 cu. m. liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier was launched on January 29 by IZAR's Sestao yard in Bilbao. The ship — standing in testament to the 1.213 workers at Sestao who physically made the ship a

 

REDUCING FUEL COSTS First In a Series-Propulsion Equipment

Diesel Engine Manufacturers Continue To Improve The Fuel Efficiency Of Their Engines In an effort to reduce fuel costs, the American marine industry has undergone a renaissance in marine engineering. The last decade has seen the deepsea U.S.

Levingston Launches Jackup Drilling Rig For Dixilyn-Field

Levingston Shipbuilding Company has launched the Dixilyn- Field 87 (shown above) at its shipyard in Orange, Texas. The triangular shaped, Levingston designed Class 111-C jackup drilling rig is 200 feet by 186 feet by 23 feet. When this self-elevating drilling platform is completed,

Blohm+Voss: 125 Years Young

More than 125 years ago, on April 5, 1877, two young and ambitious engineers, Hermann Blohm and Ernst Voss joined together to what has since evolved into one of Germany's most advanced and largest shipyards - Blohm + Voss Schiffswerft und Maschinenfabrik (shipyard

Richfield Marine Agencies Merges As Subsidiary Of QAF Limited Of Brunei

Established in 1982 to provide shipping agency and other marine services to vessels calling at the Port of Singapore, Richfield Marine Agencies (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. has grown rapidly, and today is agent for more than 20 shipowners and operators all over the world,

Promotions A nd Retirements At El Paso LNG Company

The El Paso Company of Houston, Texas, has announced that George D. Carameros Jr., chairman, and Barry Hunsaker, president of El Paso LNG Company, a subsidiary, have elected to take early retirement to pursue other interests in the energy field.

Speechless

The tragic events in New York and Washington D.C. of September 11, 2001 have left an indelible mark on the world. In the days and weeks following the terrorist attacks, millions of words, both public and private, have been spoken and written in

Danish Two-Stroke Bastion

As part of the drift of heavy industrial activity from Europe to the Far East, production of two-stroke diesel propulsion machinery has become the province of the leading national players in newbuild construction. However, close to the northern tip of Jutland,

Powering-Up the Finnish Range

Costa Crociere's impressive new Costa Atlantica gives first form to the so-called Panamax-Max generation from Kvaerner Masa-Yards, embodying the 8000-class design concept developed in conjunction with the Italian operator and its parent Carnival group.

Pacific Towboat Names Four To Executive Posts

Harold Malterre has been named vice president and general manager of Pacific Towboat & Salvage Co. of Long Beach, Calif., it was announced by Dave Ballash, president of Dillingham Maritime- Western Division. At the same time Mr. Ballash announced the appointment of John Turner,

 
 
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