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Answering the Call from Above

Selecting a "Technology-of-the-Year" for the June 2002 Yearbook edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was no smal task, and a decidedly unscientific one, at that. There were no editorial boards, voting slips, gala dinners or plaques. Simply put.

 

OUTSTANDING PASSENGER VESSELS OF 1988

ALEXANDRIA BELLE Blount Marine In 1988, busy passenger boat builder Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., delivered the 87- foot replica steam paddlewheeler Alexandria Belle to Uncle Sam Tours of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. The third vessel to

Adding Combat Power; Extending Ship Life

U.S. Navy's AEGIS Cruiser Modernization Program: The guided missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) approaches the port side of the guided missile frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) during a leap f r og training exercise. The exercise allows ship handlers to

AMERICA'S SMALL- AND MEDIUM-SIZED YARDS REFERENCE GUIDE AND REVIEW

Serving The U.S. Inland And Coastal Waterways Vessels: Since the focus of the Annual National Waterways Conference August issue is on the inland and coastal waterways of the U.S., MARITIME REPORTER AND ENGINEERING NEWS thought it might be interesting

Congressional Maritime Legislative Initiatives In 2000

The year 2000 has enjoyed special significance as a transition year bridging two centuries. Similarly it has significance with U.S. lawmakers for the Second Session of the 106th Congress. As the last year of the currently elected Congress, this

Free Literature Offered On High-Tech Multi-Pak Marine Trash Compactors

ICI Multi-Pak, Houston, Texas, is offering free literature on its latest state-of-the-art marine trash compactors for handling on-board waste. New Marpol/Annex V regulations, which become effective January 1, 1989, are generating considerable interest

New Platinum Series Watermakers Introduced By Matrix Desalination

Matrix Desalination, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has introduced its new high-capacity Platinum SeriesĀ® watermakers. The units are all custom-designed by Matrix engineers and built precisely to user requirements and operating conditions. They cost-effectively produce from 3,

Keel Layed For Cruise Ship Maasdam At Fincantieri Shipyard

During her keel laying ceremony, the first 600-ton module section of the MS Maasdam's double bottom was placed in the shipbuilding dock at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The 35-foot-long ship's keel section extends the full width of the vessel and stands 25 feet high.

REVIEW OF SHIPBUILDING AND REPAIR AT U.S. YARDS

Backlog Of $16.6 Billion In Navy Construction Work At Yards; Shallow-Draft Vessel Construction On The Rise Navy Construction The prime generator of new ship construction remains the U.S. Navy. According to the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) 1988 Ship Construction Report,

Editor's Note

While many facets of the maritime market remain stuck in the doldrums, the passenger vessel end of the market is one which should continue to expand robustly through the coming year and far beyond. The cruise ship market continues its stampede forward,

 
 
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