Butterworth Systems (U.K.) Ltd., recently announced the appointment of Martin Smith as Tank Cleaning Machine Product Line Coordinator. He is responsible for marketing of crude oil washing and water washing equipment for ships and for rental of
At the recent International Ship, Machinery and Marine Technology Trade Fair (SMM) in Hamburg, West Germany, the Paul Lindenau shipyard of Kiel introduced a novel design for a catamaran sail-cruiser. Designed over a two-year period by naval architect J.
The recently developed Damen ASD Tug 2411 is a real push-pull ASD Tug. designed primarily for working over the bow. This tug is a powerful 4.200 kW vessel that develops a bollard pull of around 70.000 kg; full ahead to full astern in a ship's length, turning around in 10 seconds.
Predicting business trends in the notoriously fickle marine business is difficult if not impossible. Yet when developments transpire as they have in the fast craft niche of the ferry business, it is difficult to not read the writing on the wall.
The actual extent of European public funding to promote a modal shift from road to waterborne transportation has up until now — been far outweighed by political discourse on the subject — no doubt designed to appeal to the popular, environmentalist vote.
Morrelli and Melvin has joined forces with Knight and Carver Yacht Center to launch a trio of fiberglass vessels, built to USCG and ABS standards, and certified for operations on Exposed Waters. The hulls have a shape designed for ease of construction
Spanish shipbuilder and designer IZAR and Rolls-Royce have signed a contract for a new 696- ft. (212-m), 3,400 dwt European High Speed Cargo Vessel (EHSCV), which is intended to be a costeffective short-sea shipping alternative to road transport in Europe.
A recently compiled memorandum on catamarans, prepared by the British Ship Research Association and originally confidential to its member companies, is now available for general sale. The memorandum summarizes current international design knowledge
Alimar S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has purchased a Boeing Jetfoil for operation in the Rio de la Plata area between Argentina and Uruguay. The announcement was made at recent launching ceremonies in Seattle by Adm. Victor Malatesta, president of Alimar.
Marine Concrete Structures, Inc., has moved its corporate headquarters to 2030 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, La., Don Payne, president, announced. All administrative, accounting, engineering, purchasing and sales offices are housed in this facility.