Although long in the vanguard of containership technology, Germany's Hapag-Lloyd did not feel compelled to join the early rush towards vessels of wider-than-Panamax gauge. Once the prudent Hamburg company decided to embrace the concept, however,
Hugh F. Munroe, president and chief executive officer of Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., has announced that Thomas John Ternes has j o i n e d the San Franciscobased firm of naval architecture and marine engineering in the capacity of supervisory
The 900,000-bbl FPSO Farwah, to be operated in offshore block CI37, 100 km offshore Libya, was launched at IZAR's Fene yard in October. Construction of the FPSO 'Farwah' was started at Fene yard less than one year ago, after in mid-2001 Antwerpbased Exmar
At a recent meeting of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers aboard the Princess Louise, the evening's paper titled "The Combined Effect of Vertical and Horizontal Lineshaft Alignment on Main
NorseMerchant Ferries is to upgrade its Heysham — Belfast service to three sailings per day in each direction with effect from March 1. 2004. This increase in sailing frequency closely follows the restructuring of the company, which was completed in December,
Danish Company Fiberline Composites A/S has a long history in the production of gratings, stairs, railings and load-carrying constructions in GRP (glass reinforced fiber). The materials have been incorporated in a number of references throughout the maritime realm,
At its recent board of directors meeting, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., elected Kenneth Evans as vice president-engineering. This promotion reflects his increased responsibilities as head of the growing engineering capability.
Donald M. Surgenor, executive vice president/general manager of Nickum & Spaulding Associates, Inc., Seattle-based naval architecture/ marine engineering firm, announced the appointment of two vice presidents: Stan C. Stumbo as vice president, operations and E.
Brunvoll AS of Norway reports that demand for its new custom-built thrusters is running high. The company has a long history of building thruster units of all types for a wide range of vessels, from cruise ships to offshore ships and cable layers.
The cantilever type jackup drilling rig Sugar Ratna, ordered by the Oil & Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) of India, was completed recently at the Osaka Works (Sakai) of Hitachi Zosen Corporation. Immediately following delivery, the rig left under tow for India,