In the fall of 1990, the Berlin Wall came clown, thus unifying Germany into one nation — and marking the end of the Cold War. One year following the fall of the Iron Curtain, U.S. President George Bush and Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev signed the START treaty,
special review of some of the most notable and important inland and coastal workboats and shallow-draft military craft delivered during 1987—selected by the editors of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News for their high standards of design or performance.
The construction of three modern, highly efficient, low-cost marine railway drydocks designed by Crandall Dry Dock Engineers, starting with the 4,000-ton railway at Jacksonville, Fla., followed by a 3,000-ton at Pago Pago, American Samoa, then another of 4,
Atlantic Marine, Inc. of Ft. George Island, Fla., is completing the outfitting of two 75-ton, double- ender ferryboats for Island Developers, Miami. The Pelican was delivered in October, while the Eagle has been launched and will be delivered before the end of the year.
Kvaerner Eureka cargo pumps have been specified for two 91,000- dwt North Sea shuttle tankers recently contracted by Finland's state oil company Neste Oy, from domestic shipbuilder Masa Yards. This contract is a significant one for Kvaerner Eureka
The U.S. Coast Guard recently announced the award of a contract worth $79,664,877 to Bollinger Machine Shop and Shipyard, Inc. of Lockport, La., for construction of 15 high-speed, diesel-powered patrol boats. The contract was awarded following the decision of the U.
Through technology advancements, the major manufacturers of shipboard electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise and communications faster and easier. Newer, more powerful lorans,
The events of 1982 clearly indicated that the improvement in the world order book, which began in 1979, was only a shortlived respite from the problems which have beset the shipbuilding industry since the mid '70s. The total volume of new orders placed
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, La., signed a contract, pursuant to approval of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, to acquire the assets and operations of Halter Marine from Friede Goldman Halter, Inc. If approved, Bollinger contemplates acquiring substantially all of Halter's operating assets,
An occupancy rate of 84 percent during 1984 helped Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard (ASRY) of Bahrain to boost revenues up by nearly 20 percent over 1983. The yard celebrated its tenth anniversary last year. Chairman of ASRY Sheikh Daij Bin Khalifa