13th Ship, Machinery & Marine Technology International Trade Fair Hamburg, West Germany, September 27-October 1 Today, more than ever before, the international shipping and shipbuilding industries are undergoing unprecedented change and evolution.
American President Lines has announced plans to build five large new vessels for delivery in mid-1988. The ships are part of a three-year capital program of approximately $500 million to significantly improve efficiency and expand the company's
—Report A v a i l a b l e— Over the years, numerous experiments have taken place in ship towage. One concept, however, has remained unchanged, that being the Voith water tractor. This year the 500th Voith water tractor is under construction, which
Italy proved to be the cruise shipping powerhouse of 2000, delivering a plethora of technically advanced, style-leading ships. While that lead will be surely challenged in 2001 and beyond, particularly by France's Chantiers de 1' Atlantique which
Brain Watt Associates, Inc. (BWA) of Houston, Texas, in conjunction with H.O. Mohr & Associates, Inc., Coflexip & Services, Inc., and Noble, Denton & Associates, Inc. has announced the initiation of a joint industry study assessing a tanker-based floating production,
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
The Houston,Texas-based ETA Offshore Seminars, Inc. (ETAOS) has scheduled a seminar session for February 4-8, 1974, in Houston. ETAOS has presented six previous training- seminars for the offshore industry on an international scale. The seminars,
The establishment of offices in London, England, has been announced in Houston, Texas, by C.L. Ward, vice president and general manager of Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc. Logan Knapp, formerly manager of generator sales for the company in Houston, will manage the London offices.
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.
Maritime elements in the Port of New York and New Jersey have called upon bistate harbor Congressional leaders to support the ship industry's efforts to remove the Newark Bay Drawbridge as a vessel navigation hazard. Terming the little-used railroad bridge "a catastrophe waiting to happen,