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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.

 

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.

The New Age of Containerization

While the 1970s could be called the decade of the tanker, and the 1980s that of the bulk carrier, without a doubt the 1990s will be most widely recognized in maritime circles as that of the containership. Explosive fleet growth — from 1.768 million

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,

Kvaerner Conducts Sea Trials; Docks Out New Cruise Vessels

Carnival Spirit, which is currently under construction at Kvaerner Masa- Yards' Helsinki shipyard for Carnival Cruise Lines, underwent sea trials in the Gulf of Finland during the second week of January. The sea trials, which encompassed close to 100 different tests,

MESCO Awarded Three Contracts To Build Offshore Equipment

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company, Ltd. (MESCO) was recently awarded orders for a semisubmersible type and a jackup type offshore oil drilling rig, as well as a semisubmersible offshore accommodation platform. The order for the semisubmersible oil drilling rig was received,

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,

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.

American President Lines Names Capt. E.J. McClafferty

American President Lines has named Capt. E.J. McClafferty as managing director- Southwest region. Concurrently, the company announces the appointment of Nassef Z. Kourey as director of marketing-Southwest region. A 16-year veteran of terminal, traffic and vessel operations management at APL,

Thordon Makes Inroads With COMPAC Shaft Bearing

Thordon Bearings has supplied its COMPAC water lubricated propeller shaft bearing systems for various commercial newbuild and conversion vessels. Known as the company's high performance water lubricated bearing system for blue water operation, COMPAC

 
 
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