The first of Austal's Auto Express 101 ferries is scheduled to debut this month for Spanish operator, Euroferrys, across the Strait of Gibraltar. The 331 ft. (101 m) Euroferrys Pacifica is the largest of Austal's flagship Auto Express car ferries ever built,
The U.S. Navy continues to be the major driver of business for shipyards and marine equipment suppliers in the United States. A status report for shipbuilding programs and a summary of the FY 1990/91 Navy ship procurement budget is provide below.
Renk of Augsburg, West Germany, has published a 24-page booklet that contains a list of marine gear units used in naval vessels. Renk marine gear units are designed in such a way that they are suitable for use in both merchant vessels and warships,
Royal Schelde of Vissingen, the Netherlands, will be exhibiting their versatility in shipbuilding this year at the Cruise & Ferry'91 exhibition in London, England, May 29-31, as well as at Nor-Shipping '91 in Trondheim, Norway, June 11-14, by showing models
The Maritime Administration has awarded $4,250,848 in contracts for 10 projects designed to improve the productivity of U.S. shipyards and to reduce the cost of building ships in the United States. All projects are part of the National Shipbuilding Research Program.
The 2,000-passenger cruise ferry Wellamo ordered by EFFOA-Finland Steamship Company Ltd., was delivered recently by Wartsila's Helsinki Shipyard. Before the new vessel left the shipyard for a short flag-changing cruise, she was christened by the Governor of the County of Turku and Pori, Mrs.
One of the interesting new ship designs of 1976, the "Multiflex" multipurpose cargo ship developed by the Danish shipbuilders Burmeister & Wain, is to include MacGregor stern slewing ramps when the first two are delivered to the yard's subsidiary company, Hamlet Shipping.
Over the past 25 years CAD and CAM have become a vital part of shipbuilding. The individual tools have evolved into highly capable products of today. This has included the change from 2-D to 3- D CAD, a dramatic increase in the level of usability
Lunenburg Foundry and Engineering Ltd. has been providing a wide variety of high quality products since its establishment in 1891. Originally established to serve the local fishing industry, Lunenburg Foundry has evolved into a diverse manufacturing
Liebherr-Werk Nenzing, Austria, recently received a large ships gantry crane order from Japanese shipbuilder Tsuneishi. The order, for three plus one multipurpose container- handling, jib-type gantry cranes of Liebherr's well-known type MPS with lifting capacities of 45 tons,