Valmet Automation a.s. in Norway recently received an order for eight Damatic marine automation systems to be delivered to the Yugoslav shipyards Split and Uljanic. These systems include monitoring as well as control functions of the propulsion machinery and electrical power station,
Reading tea leaves on a boat underway is an exercise in frustration because just as the leaves start to settle, another wave comes along and changes the picture. Similarly, trying to foresee trends in the marine industry. Just as you see things shaping up,
Marathon Manufacturing Company's Longview Division has delivered three LeTourneau 50-ton-capacity, rubber-tired Straddle Hoist cranes ordered by the Port of Houston (Texas) for its Barbours LASH/Container Terminal. All three cranes represent a total investment
The MV Union Manta, operated hy the URS Towage & Salvage Union, Ltd., is designed to assist offshore lifting platforms in the construction of oil drilling rigs, oil and gas production plants, storage spars, and other related at-sea construction. The vessel was delivered on March 21,
North Sea Ferries, a joint operation between P&O of the United Kingdom and Nedlloyd of the Netherlands, has chosen Wartsila/Sulzer ZA40 medium-speed diesef engines for the two new cruise ferries con- tracted for in the U.K. and Japan. A total of eight engines will be supplied,
Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser Industries, Inc., Waukesha, Wise., has entered into technology purchase, development, and transfer agreements with Guascor, S.A., a diesel engine manufacturer based in Zumaia, Spain. The announcement was made by B.
General Electric, Erie, Pa., has formed a new marketing organization, the International and Transportation Equipment Division (ITED). William J. Cimonetti has been named to head the division as vice president and general manager. The appointment was announced by Carl J.
No stranger to the cruising industry, Pamela Conover, president and COO of Cunard Line Ltd. Could undoubtedly be the reason behind the company's continual ability to capture and hold on to the rich British history that it has sustained since its establishment in 1840.
Maritime business commerce has changed rapidly over the last decade. In order to stay competitive, companies are increasingly inventing more efficient ways to conduct business. The advent of the Internet has created new tools to negotiate and complete
While seemingly miniscule in terms of deadweight tons ordered and delivered per year as compared to the shipbuilding business as a whole, the production of gas tankers, LNG and LPG, are high-value, high prestige orders that are likely to rise significantly in the coming years.