The USNS Guadalupe (T-AO- 200), the 11th in a series of 16 fleet oilers under construction at the Shipyards Division of Avondale Industries, was recently christened during ceremonies held at the yard in New Orleans, La. The Guadalupe and her sister ships
A number of commercial and regulatory factors have contributed to growth in the RoRo ship upgrading and conversion market over the past year, particularly in the North European arena: The abolition of tax-free sales on ferries in intra-EU traffic
The 57,000-dwt Exxon Baytown was christened in recent ceremonies at Avondale Shipyards, Inc. near New Orleans. The crude oil carrier was built for Exxon Shipping Company of Houston, and will transport cargoes between U.S. West and East Coast ports and will also trade in the Caribbean area.
A recent clutch of 'Rolls-Royce' shipboard equipment and technology contracts in Norway arising out of specialized, capital-intensive newbuild projects testified to the U.K. group's march into the commercial marine domain. For sure, the emergence
A new computerized ship management information system has been developed by Nav-Com, Inc., of Deer Park, N.Y. This system, Busiship™, is the first integrated package that combines fully marinized computer hardware with a wide variety of software
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,
The Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers recently heard a presentation on "Outfitting With Double Bulkheads" given by Warren Peterson, international marketing director of E.F. Hauserman Co., of Cleveland, Ohio.
The corporate structure of Advanced Marine Enterprises, Inc. has been modified to improve response to customer requirements and facilitate diversification of services. The company is currently pursuing opportunities in the areas of energy transfer
In response to an increasing number of serious marine steam boiler casualties, a panel of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers' Ships' Machinery Committee has completed a guide for anyone involved in operating this equipment, which
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.