Port Allen Marine Services (PAMS), a subsidiary of Midland Affiliated Company, recently delivered the first of two butadiene tank barges to Shell Oil Company. The second barge is scheduled for delivery one month after the first. These barges have an overall length of 205 feet, beam of 52.
Prior to the 1970s, drydocking intervals were determined primarily based on the speed with which a vessel became fouled. Today, of course, this is no longer true because of the introduction of self-polishing copolymer antifouling paint by major marine suppliers almost two decades ago.
Chandris Celebrity Cruises' newest addition, the 46,811-grt luxury liner Horizon recently made her debut in New York City following her christening and subsequent voyage from Meyer Werft's shipyard in Papenburg, West Germany. Following her New York debut,
Atlantic Marine-Mobile was granted myriad of cruise ship refurbishment contracts throughout 2001, beginning with Holland America's Maasdam, which spent approximately 14 days last January at the Alabama yard's drydock. During this period, the vessel
—A Review— Recent technological breakthroughs and advancements in electronics, computer-controlled systems and software, and the introduction of Inmarsat satellite communication services have led to the development of a number of new innovative marine navigation and communications products.
*Editor's Note: This exclusive article has been excerpted from a special report by Peter P. Lombard, president, American United Marine Corporation, and Flemming D. Christensen, A/S Vesta. Starting December 31, 1988, the U.S. Coast Guard will begin
At the Papenburg, West Germany, shipyard of Meyer Werft the containership Ville D'Orient was converted into a combined sheep/cow carrier and recently delivered on schedule to the Turkish-Libyan Joint Maritime Transport Company of Istanbul, which will lease the ship from the principals,
NuFlex, Inc., Linden, N.J., manufacturers of composite transfer hoses for petroleum and chemicals, recently announced the availability of large bore composite vapor hoses. NuFlex manufactures 4-, 6-, 8- and 10-inch ID vapor hoses designed to meet
A four-fold brochure from McTighe Industries, Bohemia, N.Y. summarizes high-flow and low-flow oil water separators capable of removing oils and/or other volatile liquids and solids from wastewater, water draw-off systems and an EPA-approved biocide known as Karacide.
ICI Multi-Pak, Houston, Texas, is offering free literature on its latest state-of-the-art marine trash compactors for handling on-board waste. New Marpol/Annex V regulations, which become effective January 1, 1989, are generating considerable interest