The "Sea-Shed" is a king-sized, open-top, multipurpose container which forms the "heart" of an innovative marine transportation system. Designed primarily for the stowage of the large number of commodities which comprise the neo-bulk cargo market,
Spurred by a number of key factors— the replacement of older vessels in the world fleet, the cruise ship boom, impending double-hull and double-bottom legislation, and prospects of increased trade after 1992—the world shipbuilding orderbook reached a five-year high at the end of 1989.
James J. Henry, a leading naval architect and the founder and president of the naval architectural and marine engineering firm bearing his name, died at the age of 73 on November 2, 1986 following a heart attack. Born at Ancon, Canal Zone, on 22 June 1913, Mr.
On June 15, 2003. Lester Rosenblatt passed away at the age of 83. MR/EN remembers this industry icon, who through his ambition and wealth of industry knowledge founded what would become one of the world's most successful naval architecture and marine engineering firms.
Over 200 members and guests attended the recent annual California Sections joint meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at the Highlands Inn, Carmel, Calif. The initial paper was presented by Douglas C. MacMillan, Fellow,
The Rauma shipyard of Finnish builder Rauma Yards Oy recently launched a luxury expedition cruise ship for the German company Discoverer Reederei GmbH. At the ceremony, the vessel was christened M/S Society Adventurer by Ms. Ursel Klein, wife of the president of Discoverer Reederei.
William N. Johnston, former chairman and president of the American Bureau of Shipping and the ABS Group of companies died on September 7, 1989. He lived in Short Hills, N.J., and had retired on October 1, 1987, following 36 years with this 127-year-old
The American Samoa Government (ASG) recently announced that Southwest Marine, Inc., a leading U.S. ship repair company that operates three full-service shipyards in California, has been chosen to lease and operate the ASG Marine Railway and Ship Repair Facility in Pago Pago, American Samoa.
American-Standard's Heat Transfer Division, headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y., recently announced the opening of a full-capability, regional repair facility in Elizabeth, N.J. The announcement was made by Peter D. Roome, vice president and general manager of the Division.
Leevac Shipyards, Jennings, La., recently delivered the Cape Hatteras, the first new supply vessel to be built in the U.S. since 1986, to Sea Mar Operators of Lafayette, La. The vessel is 200 feet long with a beam of 40 feet and a normal draft of 15 feet,