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55th Annual PROPELLER CLUB CONVENTION

The 55th Annual Convention of The Propeller Club of the United States, and the concurrent 1981 American Merchant Marine Conference, will be held in Baltimore, Md., on October 14, 15, and 16. Headquarters hotel for the event, which is being hosted by the Propeller Club Port of Baltimore,

 

"World's Largest" Heavy Lift Ship Enters Service

Heavy lift specialist Jumbo enters its heavy lift vessel MV "Jumbo Javelin" newbuild into service after having been mated with cranes successfully and passing final sea trials in the North Sea. With its 1.600 tons lift capacity, a hold space of 19,000 cu.

Newport News Signs Letter Of Intent To Build 600,000-DWT Nuclear-Propelled Tankers

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.

Manson Construction Builds Pacific Northwest's Heftiest Floating Crane

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

M I T Announces Spring P r o g r am In Port P l a n n i n g, D e v e l o p m e n t , E n g i n e e r i ng

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,

Conover Captures Cunard s Essence

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.

James P. Colie Completes Cruise Ships Refurbish

Marine interior contractor James P. Colie & Associates has completed installation of its Internet Cafes for Royal Caribbean cruise vessels, the most recent on the Legend of the Seas, which was scheduled for a December 1, 1999 completion. Dubbed Royal Caribbean Online,

S/S United States Offered To High Bidder —Minimum $5 Million

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.

Germanischer Lloyd Reorganizes Operations

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has restructured its business operations, dividing its two main operating areas into maritime services and indus- trial services. In a press meeting in Hamburg on March 4, executive board members Dr. Hans Payer and Consul Rainer Schondube said.

U.S. And Canada Agree To Cooperate In Marine Transportation R &D

Representatives of government maritime agencies of the United States and Canada have signed a formal agreement to cooperate in marine transportation research and development, it was announced recently in Washington and Ottawa. Under the agreement,

 
 
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