Since opening in 1869, enlargement of the cross section of the Suez Canal has been carried out at frequent intervals such that the original cross section of 300 square meters for ships of up to 6.7 meters draft has increased to 1,800 square meters
Promet Pte. Ltd., one of the largest international engineering contracting companies in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, recently launched the self-propelled, jackup type well service barge Carl Fleming at its shipyard in Jurong, Singapore. Christening of the barge was performed by Mrs.
—Literature Available The Paul Lindenau shipyard in Kiel, West Germany, recently installed a modern highcapacity firefighting system aboard the offshore supply vessel Kaubturm, owned by VIG Offshore of Bremen, in the record time of only 12 days.
Holding on to its 128-year -dam tradition, Holland America unveiled two new additions to its fleet — tns Zuiderdam and ms Oosterdam — at the Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention. Measuring 951 ft. (289.8 m) each, the duo, which will mark the beginning of the five-ship Vista Class Series,
Singapore's SembCorp Marine Ltd. has announced a long-term contract from Australia's North West Shelf venture (NWS) to provide dry-docking, refit, and other marine services, for their fleet of LNG ships. This breakthrough contract signifies the
Trans-Tec Services Pte. Ltd. of Singapore recently announced that William D. Aldenderfer joined the company as managing director. He will replace Kevin Bryant. Mr. Aldenderfer comes to TTS from PRI, Hawaii, and before that, Thome Ship Management, Singapore.
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,
An agreement providing two MacGregor s e r v i c e s t a t i o n s at Chinese ports has been signed by MacGregor Cargo Handling Company (Pacific) L i m i t e d , Hong Kong, and China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), of Peking. The agreement makes
The Maritime Administration has received applications from four wholly owned subsidiaries of Tenneco Inc., P.O. Box 2511, Tenneco Building, 1010 Milam Street, Houston, Texas 77001, for Title XI guarantees of obligations. The companies — Shipping Ventures, Inc.
Seebeckwerft AG of Bremerhaven, West Germany, has received orders to build two 3,000-ton multipurpose freighters for two shipping companies in Leer. The vessels are of a new ship-type developed by the Seebeck shipyard in conjunction with their clients.