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Report Predicts Growth In U.S. Coastal Ferry Market

Rapid technological advancement of large, fast, coastal and short-sea ferry designs is coinciding with favorable population and economic trends to create an important emerging new commercial market for U.S. shipyards and suppliers, according to TransTech Marine's report,

 

Coast M a r i n e Celebrates 4 0 - Y e a r A n n i v e r s a r y W i th Successful Ladder Drop Test

To celebrate his 40 years in the industry, Robert M. Salvarezza, president of Coast Marine & Industrial Supply Inc., based in San Francisco, announced recently that his company has successfully completed what is believed to be the longest drop-test

TOWFISH SCANS SEABED—

This equipment is most at home under the sea. Developed by Bathymetrics of Bath, southwest England, for Marconi Underwater Systems, it uses acoustic transducer arrays which enable the phase and amplitude of sonar signals to be measured. This technique

Nine M A N B & W Holeby GenSets Ordered For Three Containerships To Be Built At Odense Shipyard

MAN B&W Diesel, Holeby has received an order from A.P. Moller of Denmark for nine diesel generator sets for three 4,200-TEU container vessels to be built at Odense Steel Shipyard, Denmark. The diesel generator sets of type 9L28/32 H, each with an output of 2,

SeaArk Marine Appoints Two New Managers

SeaArk Marine, Inc. of Monticello, Ark., has announced two new members of the company's management staff, according to Robert Trammel, president of SeaArk. James F. Mullen will assume the position of engineering manager. He formerly worked as an engineer for Grumman Corporation,

DIESEL POWER REVIEW

Selecting the appropriate propulsion or auxiliary power system for a vessel is one of the most difficult and important tasks facing the naval architect, marine engineer and vessel owner. With so many marine diesel engines on the market—low-speed,

Todd S h i p y a r d s Board Elects T w o Top E x e c u t i v e s A nd Reports P r o f i t a b l e Quarter

Todd Shipyards Corporation, headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., recently reported a profitable fiscal 1987 first quarter and the appointment of two Todd executives to top management positions. Following the retirement of J.T. Gilbride chairman and chief executive officer,

Royal Caribbean Stock Downgraded

Moody's Investors Service downgraded Royal Caribbean's senior unsecured debt ratings reflecting higher than anticipated debt levels associated with the company's shipbuilding program, and a weaker price environment that may continue given the

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,

Roland Kjelland Named Executive Vice President Kaiser Steel Corp.

Roland A. Kjelland has been named executive vice president, Kaiser Steel Corporation, 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, Calif. 94666, responsible for the corporation's raw materials and shipping activities. In his new position, Mr. Kjelland will have

 
 
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