In a bold move to simplify and expedite the entire ship surveying process. Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has implemented a new, information technology (IT) tool for use by its stations around the world. Heralded as a revolutionary step forward in surveying,
The liquid gas carrier Dorothea Schulte (shown above) was delivered recently to the Hamburg shipping company Bernhard Schulte by the Jos. L. Meyer shipyard in Papenburg-Ems, Federal Republic of Germany. The new vessel is the eighth gas tanker to join the Schulte fleet,
First announced in June 1998 by the company that prides itself on "its growth lying in its past," Cunard Line Limited has plans to construct the world's largest passenger vessel to ever sail the high seas. Scheduled for completion 2003, Queen Mary 2 will measure a record 1,100 ft.
Fuel Savings Alone Can Justify New Engine Investment At the New Orleans Work Boat Show in January, Caterpillar Engine Division announced new and improved diesel marine propulsion system products and support programs designed to help operators reduce
Two new, diesel-powered, 35,- 000-deadweight-ton product tankers have been ordered by Chevron Transport Corporation, San Francisco, Calif., a subsidiary of Standard Oil Company of California, f o r service in the company's international trades.
A drydock built by Conrad Industries, Inc. of Morgan City, La., has arrived for service in Pointe-APitre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies. Chief executive officer J. Parker Conrad said the 650-toncapacity structure contracted by Naval Drydock Guadeloupe
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. (P&O) recently purchased Los Angeles-based Sitmar Cruises for a reported $210 million. With the purchase of Sitmar Cruises, P&O, which already operates a fleet of six ships through its Los Angeles-based Princess Cruises subsidiary,
Drew Ameroid Marine, Boonton, N.J. recently reported that a major shipping company concluded a sixmonth evaluation of Drew Ameroid Marine's AMERGIZE™ deposit modifier/combustion improver aboard one of their motor vessels with positive results.
TANO Marine Systems, Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide the propulsion control system and central alarm and monitoring system for the U.S. Coast Guard's prototype Heritage Class Patrol Boat (WPB). TANO was awarded the contract by MTU North America,
The new Ship Security and Alert Systems (SSAS) regulations were adopted by International Maritime Organization (IMO) to enhance maritime security in response to the increasing threat from terrorism and piracy. After July l, 2004. most deepsea passenger