$430 Million Joint Venture to Eye Gas Ships Next '.' Gulf Energy Maritime PJSC, or GEM, is a new $430 million joint venture shipping company, launched last month. Headquartered in Dubai, GEM is owned by Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) (35%);
Corrosion causes damages amounting to billions each year. The existence of chlorides makes the maritime climate particularly aggressive, whereas the ballast tanks of seagoing vessels are endangered the most. The most recent accidents — such as those
Marine Industries Limited shipyards at Sorel, Quebec, was recently the scene of the christening and delivery of the 15,600-ton cargo vessel Creuse, second of five multipurpose containerships to be built for the Societe Navale Chargeurs Delmas-Vieljeux,
The largest shipyard in the United States has signed a letter of intent which could lead to construction of the world's largest nuclear-powered commercial vessels. Tenneco's Newport News Shipbuilding and Ravi N. Tikkoo, chairman of the board of Globtik Tankers U.
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The Advanced Study Program of MIT's Center for Advanced Engineering Study is offering a 16-week graduate level program for practicing port planners and engineers directed by E. G. Frankel, professor of Ocean Systems, a well-known port planner and engineer,
The Maritime Administration has awarded three contracts totaling some $2.7 million for repairs to three ships in the Ready Reserve Force (RRF). The RRF is a special component of the National Defense Reserve Fleet. Merchant vessels in this category are funded by the U.
A new marine window wiper that will give longer life in the harsh conditions at sea, has been designed by Wynstruments Limited of Gloucester, England. The equipment simplifies ordering because the one model can be fitted above or below the window,
The Maritime Administration in cooperation with the U.S. Navy recently announced the selection of 15 port locations on the East and West Coasts for the berthing of 37 cargo vessels in the Ready Reserve Force (RRF), a select group of merchant vessels
Fredriksstad mek. Verksted of Fredrikstad, Norway, a leading maritime manufacturer, shipfitter and installer of inert gas systems (IGS), crude oil washing (COW) installations, and other devices for petroleum tankers and other liquid cargo vessels,
U.S. citizens are invited to submit sealed bids to the Maritime Administration (MarAd) for the purchase of the 24-year-old passenger liner S/S United States, laid up at Norfolk, Va. The minimum price is $5 million, payable in cash within 30 days of acceptance of the successful bid.