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Blount Marine Delivers Innovative Cruise Ship New Shoreham II

Luther Blount, p r e s i d e n t of Blount Marine Corporation, has announced the delivery of the New Shoreham II, a new innovative, fuel-efficient cruise ship designed to carry 100 passengers. The vessel was constructed in six months, under U.

 

A Legacy Spanning Three Generations

Mention M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc. (MR&S), to anyone who has been involved with the marine industry since the mid-20th Century and one would think of the naval architecture and marine engineering firm that has held court from its homebase in New York City since just after the heydays of WWII.

McLean Urges American Shipping Community To Remain Competitive

America took the lead with containerization, and should retain that lead; this success is dependent upon the U.S. retaining its competitiveness in world markets. These were the thoughts of Malcom P. McLean, the founder of oceangoing containerization,

When the Clock Strikes Midnight

Coast Guard Atlantic Area includes five Coast Guard Districts spanning 14 million square miles and involves 30,000 personnel. Captain John E. Schrinner discusses his philosophy on making it run smoothly. When the clock strikes midnight June 30, 2004,

Glacier Metal Details Line Of Ship Bearings

The Glacier Metal Company Limited of Middlesex, England, was founded by a U.S. citizen over 75 years ago. During the intervening period, the firm has become one of the world's leaders in plain bearing technology, and manufactures bearings and

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.

Graig Extends Cooperation With Vinashin

Graig Group is to build on its recent 15-ship order in Vietnam by developing series production of a full range of modern- design bulk carriers at Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin) yards. The series will range from handysize up to capesize.

Growing Cruise Market: 10 Million Passengers By The Year 2000

A recently published report forecasts that the world cruise ship industry could more than double by the year 2000 to more than 10 million passengers per year. The report, "The World Cruise Ship Industry in the 1990s," published by Economist Intelligence Unit,

Cammell Laird Awaits Costa Crociere Decision

At press time Merseyside shipbuilder Cammell Laird Pic was anxiously awaiting the outcome of its negotiations to bring the Costa Classica in for its conversion. The shipyard reported a number of proposals regarding the delayed conversion of a cruise ship,

I MO Calls for Unity on Bulk Carrier Safety

IMO Secretary General William O'Neil has highlighted the need for widespread and concerted efforts to improve bulk carrier safety. Speaking at the opening of the 45th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Equipment (DE) O'Neil said,

 
 
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