Avondale Shipyards recently launched the Eagle I, one of the largest split-hull hopper dredges in the world, for Eagle Dredging Corporation of New Orleans. The unique vessel is being constructed at a cost of more than $30 million, according to J.
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.
Iowa Marine S h i p y a r d of Keokuk, Iowa, recently delivered the M/V Blanche V to Gibbons Marine of Beardstown, 111. The Blanche is an IM-60 class vessel, 60 feet by 24 feet by 8 feet with an operating draft of 6 feet. She is powered by twin Cummins
The bunker industry is changing. Bunker buyers want bigger stems, broader choice of grades, more delivery locations, higher standards, additional services, and consistency. Port authorities also want consistency, along with no pollution, more monitoring,
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,
A new, four-color brochure containing scores of photographs and describing the ship repair and drydocking services offered by Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corporation is now available at no cost from the Virginia shipyard. One of the largest ship repair complexes on the U.
MAN B&W Diesel designed a tailormade S65ME-C engine for the latest design of Capesize modern bulk carriers. The engine was designed to respond to present and future bulk carrier needs, and it will fit into Suezmax tankers, as well. "We examined
The appointment of Richard J. Zuccaro as manager, marine service programs and marketing support of General Electric Company's Electrical and Electronics (E&E) Service Department, Installation and Service Engineering Division (I&SE) has been announced by P.
Xybernaut Corporation has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office related to a system that detects corrosion on maritime vessels. This patent, U.S. 6,633,820, describes a broad array of potential military, commercial and recreational applications.
The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command has chartered an icestrengthened ship for service in the Arctic and Antarctic beginning in January next year. The ship will be chartered from Central Gulf Lines of New Orleans for four and one-half years.