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BOOM TIMES FOR KOREAN SHIPBUILDING

The world's second largest shipbuilding nation, Korea, is in the midst of a shipbuilding boom. All the leading indicators— order receipts, actual ship construction, backlogs and ship prices—are all on the rise. According to the Korea Shipbuilders' Association (KSA),

 

SNAME Chesapeake Section Discusses Steering, Maneuvering And Controllability Of Surface Ships

The Chesapeake Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met at the Officers' Club at the Washington Navy Yard on January 18, 1978, to hear C.C. Glansdorp and Dr. Gerald van Oortmerssen discuss "Research on Steering, Maneuvering, and Controllability of Surface Ships.

The New Name of Finnish Shipbuilding

The announced merger of Kvaerner Masa-Yards and Aker Finyards — both members of the Aker Yards Groups — draws to a conclusion nearly a decade of change within the Finnish shipbuilding community, while providing the technically talented and market

Offshore Inland: Poised To Pounce On Offshore Upturn

Offshore Inland Marine & Oilfield Services of Mobile, Ala., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Offshore Inland Services that commenced operations on December 1, 2000. The fledgling operation timed its entrance into the market perfectly, and despite

London To Host Two-Day Conference On Ship Propulsion

At an i n t e r n a t i o n a l two-day conference on Operational Aspects of Propulsion Shafting Systems in London on May 21 and 22, 1979, sponsored by the Committee on International Co-operation on Marine Engineering Systems (ICMES) and the Institute of Marine Engineers (IMarE),

American Bureau Classes 55 Vessels In September

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) classed 55 vessels worldwide in September, totaling 1,129,407 deadweight tons or 611,884 gross tons. The vessels classed during the month included two very large crude carriers (VLCCs), one selfelevating drilling

First International Symposium On Computer Aided Hull-Surface Definition

The First International Symposium on Computer Aided Hull- Surface Definition (SCAHD 77) will be held in Annapolis, Md., on September 26-27, 1977. The symposium will be presented by Technical & Research Panel 0-34 (Computers), and hosted by the Chesapeake

Diamond M Orders Two Jackup Rigs And A Semisubmersible

The board of directors of Diamond M Drilling Company, Houston, TexasJbased international drilling contractor, has authorized the construction of two new selfelevating jackup drilling rigs and a self-propelled semisubmersible drilling vessel. The

Speakers Named For Weather Conference September 14-15-16

Congressman John M. Murphy, Chairman of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, and Zenon N. Sdougos, Director, Marine Safety Division, Inter- Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO), London, England, will be the principal speakers

Keppel Adds 20,000-DWT Dock At Philippines Yard

Keppel Philippines Shipyard, Inc. (KPSI) has enhanced its capability by adding a new 20,000-deadweight ton floating drydock to its facilities. The firm now has three docks, two others with capacities of 6,000 dwt each. Named Keppel Floating Dock No.

 
 
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