As the first containerships officially credited with capacities topping 8,000-TEU. the series of newbuilds ordered at the start of the year by Vancouver-based Seaspan for long-term charter to China Shipping Group embodies a design, which has been
U.S. Gulf of Mexico operator McCall Enterprises has taken delivery of its seventh 160- by 30-foot crewboat, the Deane McCall, from Gulf Craft, Inc., of Patterson, La. The multipurpose Deanne McCall is powered with six Cummins KTA-19M diesel engines that develop a total of 4,
Wendle W. Huddleston, president and chief executive officer of Hudson Shipbuilders, Inc. (HUDSHIP), recently announced that he and K.W. Waldorf, president of Zapata Marine Service, Inc. of Houston have signed a contract f o r the construction of four large offshore supply/towing vessels.
Latest offerings from the world s leading manufacturers Time being money for owners and operators of vessels and o f f - shore rigs, any speed-up in cargo handling produces cost savings, in many cases substantial ones. Recognizing this, manufacturers of
A recently released statistical study of weather-related ship casualties shows that the use of oceanrouting services substantially reduces casualty rates. Performed by a statistician from Stanford University, the study examined more than 150,000
—Literature Available Sperry Corporation's Aerospace & Marine Group's new Satellite Communicator has been granted unrestricted type approval by INMARSAT, following extensive qualification testing as a Standard A, Class I Ship Earth Station. The
Spurred by the tremendous rise in all marine costs during the past eight years, many suppliers of marine paint have developed sophisticated antifouling coatings to keep a ship's hull smooth and free of marine organisms, thereby reducing fuel consumption.
—Technical Paper Available— Good lubrication contributes greatly to the efficient operation and long service life of machinery. In turn, good lubrication depends on two factors, i.e.—a proper selection of products and a sound care of the lubricants in service,
Through recent technology breakthroughs and advancements, the leading manufacturers of marine electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise, and communications faster and easier.
The advent of the very large crude carrier (VLCC) not only brought a new dimension in cargo handling, it also brought a new dimension to tank washing. Water washing of cargo tanks of these large vessels requires tremendous volumes of water. For this