Despite recent concern about overcapacity in the cruise industry, new and refurbished luxury liners and cruise ferries continue to enter the market with more and more berths in an effort to attract firsttime and repeat cruisers. However, according
Nickum & Spaulding Associates, Inc. of Seattle, Wash., has completed the design of a 100- foot crab boat for Stuart Ferris of Kodiak, Alaska. The boat will be built by Mitchell D. Phares/ Boat Construction, 221 Mar Vista Avenue, Wilmington, Calif.
Christening ceremonies were held recently at Avondale Shipyards near New Orleans for the first of three integrated catug/ barge vessels currently under construction there for use by Occidental Petroleum Corporation. The Oxy Trader is designed
Yachting Consult is a fast growing player in the field of work preparation and engineering process services for shipbuilders. The Dutch company provides experience and skills in CAD/CAM engineering and software, as well as logistic services such
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) classed 127 new vessels worldwide in September. The vessels totaled 1,705,864 deadweight tons, or 940,520 gross tons, and included 13 bulk carriers, four very large crude carriers (VLCCs), one roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier,
Despite a fall in the overall number of vessels forecast to be delivered Irom shipyards until 2007. the value of the propulsion systems installed in newbuilds is expected to show a rise from 2004, reaching nearly $5-billion by 2007 on the strength of increasing power requirements.
In a move which signals the longawaited fast craft boom in the U.S. is about to begin, Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La., and Incat Australia Pty. signed an agreement for Bollinger to market and build high speed craft to Incat designs in the U.
Tracor Marine, Inc. a subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., has received a contract from the Military Sealift Command to man, operate, and maintain the research vessel Lulu for Submarine Development Group One based in San Diego. The contract will bring the company in excess of $2.
Chemikalien Seetransport (CST) of Hamburg, Germany, and Hanseatic Shipping Co. Ltd. of Limassol, Cyprus, have entered into a joint venture to establish the LNG/ LPG carrier S/S Annabella as a training ship for the training of LNG/LPG seagoing personnel.
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.