On the Elbe River, the famous port of Hamburg's Nautical Institute had its final intake this year due to a shortage of prospective students. From now on it will be known as the Hamburg Institute for Ship Handling and Simulation, but for many years it sent highly trained young people to sea.
Canada's newest s e l f - u n l o a d i n g Great Lakes bulk carrier was launched recently at the Collingwood, Ontario, Shipyard of Canadian Shipbuilding and Engineering Limited. Built for the Canada Steamship Lines Division of Power Corporation of Canada,
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.
Wotan, a 600-ton lift crane mounted on a 300-foot-long barge (shown above) went into service on Puget Sound in mid-June. The floating crane, largest in use in the Pacific Northwest and one of the largest on the West Coast, was christened in June
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.
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.
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.
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.
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