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GMD Performs Evergreen Repair

This past November, the GMD Group performed emergency repairs to Evergreen's 46,411-gt containership M/V Ever Goods, when its rudder failed in one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world — midway between New York and New Jersey, underneath the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

 

Offshore Production And Test Ship Delivered By NKK To Norwegian Owner

The Petrojarl I, said to be the world's first purpose-built, floating offshore oil production and testing system, was completed recently at the Tsurumi Works of Nippon Kokan (NKK) in Japan and delivered to K/S Petrojarl A/S. The vessel will enter North Sea service this summer,

WORLD SHIPBUILDING A MARKET POISED FOR RAPID TAKE-OFF AND SUSTAINED GROWTH

Editor's note: This article pertains to commercial shipbuilding. Details of the U.S. Navy shipbuilding program, which includes the construction of 90 vessels and three major conversions over the next five years, are highlighted in Mr. McCaul's article,

Fincantieri Completes Major Overhauls On Two RO/RO-Containerships

Fincantieri-Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA in Italy has completed major conversion work on the rollon/ roll-off containerships Amaranth Jolly and Grey Jolly owned by Ignazio Messina. Without increasing the main dimensions, the cargo capacity of

Sulzer Diesel Changes Name Following Majority Stock Transfer

Following the transfer of the majority of shares in the company to a group of shareholders, Sulzer Diesel Ltd. will now be known as New Sulzer Diesel Ltd. The group of shareholders is comprised of Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA of Trieste,

A VIEW OF WORLDWIDE SHIPBUILDING REVEALS SIGNS OF REVIVAL IN SOME SECTORS

No matter which set of shipbuilding tables or statistics one studies, there is no escaping the fact that Japan continues to be the world's leading shipbuilding nation, supplying over 50 percent of the world's tonnage. This has been achieved, moreover,

Shipbuilders Council Announces 1991 Legislative Agenda

The 1991 legislative agenda of the Shipbuilders Council of America will emphasize the following, in addition to supporting a strong Navy shipbuilding and repair budget in FY 1992: C E O • Passage of a trade bill to discipline international shipbuilding subsidy

Sibu: Ferries for Asia

The town of Sibu developed its vibrant fast ferry building tradition in the decades after World War II. But it is only more recently that the vessels' fame and their designs have grown to the point that the little town on Sarawak's Rejan River

World Shipyards Capable Of Producing 'Only 40 VLCCs A Year

According to a new Japanese survey, the world shipbuilding industry is capable of producing only 40 VLCCs a year because of capacity restrictions, workforce ability, technological standards and price competition. Thirty-seven shipbuilding berths around

Sumitomo To Launch $59 Million Double-Skin, Double-Bottomed Tanker

The first double-hulled, doublebottomed tanker built at its Oppama yard will soon be launched in Japan by Sumitomo. The Olympic Serenity, ordered by Onassis subsidiary Dover Marine Panama at a cost of about $59 million, has been constructed in line with U.

 
 
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