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Safer Sea Passages

A new system, developed to reduce risk for cargo and hull damage, has proven to secure safer and more efficient sea passages for ships and cargo. Seaware Onboard is designed as a user friendly sea keeping guidance system with the intention to give ample

 

Now the Carousel Ship

Technical proposals for the shipment of natural gas under compression rather than in the refrigerated, liquefied state have surfaced from time to time over the years, but have received a lukewarm response from the marine industry. The considerable

CNG Carrier One Step Closer

EnerSea Transport LLC, in association with its maritime partners, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K"Line) and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), announced that its VOTRANS gas carrier achieved "Class Approval in Principle" (AIP) from ABS (American Bureau of Shipping).

Hoffman Maritime Names Finn C. Michelsen Technical Director

Hoffman Maritime Consultants Inc. are pleased to announce the appointment of Finn C. Michelsen as Technical Director. Dr. Michelsen will be responsible for all products, including the Helm family of guidance systems currently being marketed to the offshore industry,

General Cargo Ships Becoming Obsolete

A new report from international shipping consultants, Westinform, suggests that changing liner trades are making many general cargo vessels obsolete. This is not just because of the usual problems associated with age, such as loss of performance and increasing maintenance and repair,

N&SA Names Stumbo And Hagemann Vice Presidents

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.

Advanced Marine Enterprises Announces Corporate Changes And Move To New Facilities

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

Marine Consultants To Conduct Study For MarAd On Bulk Carriers

The U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, recently awarded a contract to Marine Consultants & Designers, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, for a conceptual applications study concerning loading, discharge and cargo topping off of bulk carriers.

ABS Holds Seminar On Tanker Designs Of The Future

ABS recently held a seminar on "Tanker Designs for the 21st Century" in Houston, Texas. The seminar was kicked off with opening remarks by ABS chairman Frank Iarossi and was followed by presentations from representatives of three shipping companies (BP,

The Allure of Power

Continuity is a valuable asset in the marine field, especially so in relation to the most essential products pivotal to vessel design and operation. The diesel engine producers' adeptness at enhancing existing, successful designs at intervals through

 
 
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