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Polar Discovery Christened at Avondale

Polar Tankers, Inc. unveiled its third state-of-the-art Endeavour Class doublehulled tanker. Polar Discovery, during a christening ceremony on April 13, at the Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Avondale shipyard in New Orleans, La. Phillips Petroleum Company,

 

SNAME 94th Annual Meeting And Fifth International Maritime Exposition

The 94th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the concurrent 5th International Maritime Exposition will be held at The New York Hilton Hotel November 19-22,1986. Society membership has now increased to approximately 12,

Robert Allan: Naval Architecture is in the Blood

Since the beginning of the 20th Century when Robert Allan's grandfather emigrated from Scotland to Canada, he treated the concept of naval architecture as a "science" rather than a trade. With little money but a lot of talent, the young man nurtured

King Named CEO for VT Halter Marine

Boyd E. (Butch) King was appointed CEO of VT Halter Marine Inc. at the beginning of the month. King most recently served as a senior associate with Booz Allen and Hamilton, consulting on various logistical support projects. Among others, this included

Purposeful Chinese

The growing stature of Chinese shipbuilding on the international stage is all the more impressive for the extent to which the industry is embracing specialized vessel categories and higher addedvalue forms of tonnage. Whereas the output spread from

B&W To Supply Six Marine Boilers For Three Merchant Ships

National Steel & Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) of San Diego, Calif., has ordered six two-drum Babcock & Wilcox marine boilers valued at approximately $1.4 million. According to a NASSCO spokesman, the boilers will be installed aboard three 38,

Congressional Maritime Legislative Initiatives In 2000

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

STATUS OF NAVY SHIP PROCUREMENT

IMA provides a quarterly reporting service on Navy ship construction and maintenance programs. More than 300 companies now subscribe to IMA's quarterly service. This article describing the status of shipbuilding programs is based on excerpts from

German Dry Cargo Division Breaks Into Super Yachts

The Bremen, Germany-based company within Hamworthy KSE's Dry Cargo Handling Division has entered into a specialist market honing in on its innovative skills — the fast-growing super yacht market. The company, which specializes in tailor- made

General Electric To Supply Machinery Control System For Navy Destroyer Burke

—Literature Available General Electric Company has been chosen to provide the machinery control system for the first of the U.S. Navy's new Arleigh Burke Class guided missile destroyer (DDG-51). Under this contract, GE's Simulation and Control Systems Department in Daytona Beach, Fla.

 
 
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