Stern Tube Lubricant Absorbs Costs
In many industries and businesses, equipment failure or unexpected maintenance does not present a major problem. Standby systems can be brought online quickly, service engineers can repair machinery within a few hours, with spare parts that are readily available,
SMM 2004: Ready for the World
SMM 2004 • 21st International Shipbuilding Fair in Hamburg, September 28 -October 2, 2004 SMM 2004, arguably the largest and most influential gathering of the marine industry in the world, is set to convene again in Hamburg, and according to many indicators,
Meet the ULFPS
IZAR Investigates Ultra Large Floating Production Systems as Central to Seagas Project While seeking to consolidate its existing LNG carrier workload by bidding for new tonnage to serve the Qatari export traffic and other projects, Spanish shipbuilder
IZAR Shows Its Mettle in the Gas Sector
As the sole shipbuilding organization outside eastern Asia with a current involvement in the construction of large LNG carriers, IZAR is determined to maintain a long-term position in a promising, higher value-added field of the newbuild market.
Long-Term Charters Planned By Sohio
The Standard Oil Co. (Ohio) reported that the company will have spent $140 million by the end of this month as its share of engineering, research, design and equipment costs on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. "Sohio's share of the Alaskan pipeline
MSC Seeks Bids To Operate Five Tankers
The Navy's M i l i t a r y S e a l i f t Command has issued a request for proposals (November 8) to operate five command-controlled tankers that deliver petroleum products worldwide for the Department of Defense. The T-5 type tankers now are operated by Hudson Waterways Corp.
Nuclear Merchant Ship Environmental Impact Analysis Published
"Environmental Impact Analysis (EIA) of the Nuclear Merchant Ship Program — Addendum," a report released by the Maritime Administration, extends the 1975 "Environmental Impact Analysis" which MarAd published, to cover a containership, a bulk cargo vessel,
IMODCO Receives Order From Petrobras For $5-Million SPM Terminal
An order for a Single Point Mooring terminal, valued at approximately $5 million, has been awarded to IMODCO, a unit of AMCA International Corporation, by Petrobras, the national oil company of Brazil. To be sited in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil in 338 feet of water,
NASSCO Will Build Six Tankers At Total Cost Of $ 3 0 0 M i l l i on
Frank J. Murphy, president of American Trading Transportation Company, Inc. of New York, N.Y., has announced the signing of a contract with National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, for the construction of a series of up to six 50,000-dwt
Boston VLCC Companies Ask For Title XI Aid On Tanker Retrofits
Boston VLCC Tankers, Inc. II, Boston VLCC Tankers, Inc. IV, and Boston VLCC Tankers, Inc. VI have applied to the Maritime Administration for Title XI guarantees to aid in financing the retrofitting of the tankers Massachusetts, New York, and Maryland, respectively, in compliance with new U.