Builder Astilleros Espanoles, Sevilla Yard Name Dawn Merchant Type RoPax Owner Cenargo Intl. The 7,360-dwt Dawn Merchant melds a high operating speed, sustainable in bad weather, and an exceptional standard of passenger accommodation with 'best practice' as applied to Ro-Pax ferry design.
Repair of the guided-missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts entailed a massive lifting exercise in which twenty 100-ton aluminum hydraulic rams operating at 10,000 psi were systematically applied to raise the damaged stern of the 3,700-ton vessel to its normal position.
Jotun Marine Coatings and Jotun-Baltimore Copper Paint Company recently hosted a reception and technical seminar at the Whitehall Club for shipowners and operators in the New York City area. Torstein Bryn, public relations/marketing manager for Jotun Marine Coatings,
Broadened Boatbuilding Capability Spurs New Growth One of Bayou La Batre, Alabama's very old timers years ago said, "You can hear anything in Bayou La Batre except money rattling and meat frying." Fish was the staple and the area generated little outside commerce,
May 24-25, London, England Cruise + Ferry 89, the international conference and exhibition on the passenger cruise and ferry industry, will be held at the Kensington Exhibition Center in London, England, on May 24-25, 1989. With unprecedented
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
"Is the small passenger vessel industry still a growth market?" This is an interesting question and it could be posed by prospective boat owners and their lenders, commercial developers, municipalities, tour and charter brokers, and certainly, by shipbuilders.
Overloaded dry docks are not a pretty picture. They crack, buckle, flood, sink, damage the ships they are trying to lift - and sometimes even cause accidental deaths. Dry dock accidents are not common, but they do happen, usually resulting in dramatic
Quabbin Division of the Power Components and Services Group of Imo Industries Inc. has announced the introduction of the Quabbin Energy Package. The package, designed with an "Accent on Efficiency" for improved steam turbine performance, reflects
The last few years have witnessed a proliferation of specialized software and hardware packages for shipboard applications. Many of these products take advantage of the new generation of small, relatively low-cost personal computers. To bring