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New Towboat Design At St. Louis Ship Results From Two-Year Research Program

The Super Hydrodyne, an improved towboat design that resulted from an extensive $500,000 research and development program, was unveiled recently by St. Louis Ship, a division of Pott Industries Inc., St. Louis, Mo. The Super Hydrodyne, claimed to

 

AMSC Passes Milestone

American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) completed the manufacture and testing of the rotor assembly for what they dub the world's first high temperature superconductor (HTS) ship propulsion motor. AMSC, which is manufacturing the prototype motor under a contract from the U.

National Marine Service Adds Sixth Drydock At Its Harvey Shipyard

As the first in a series of planned improvements, a new 160-foot drydock (shown above) has been launched at the National Marine Service shipyard in Harvey, La. Located at the junction of the Harvey and Algiers Canals, the yard, formerly known as the Wall Shipyard,

Fincantieri Delivers Westerdam

On April 17 Fincantieri. based in Marghera, delivered the Westerdam cruise ship to Holland America Line, part of the Carnival group. The ship is the third of a total of four ships to be completed by early 2006. The deadline set by Fincantieri for

Environmentally Sound, Commercial Efficient Wastewater Treatment

Quality wastewater treatment is the driving force behind the daily operation of Owens Manufacturing & Specialty Co. For more than 20 years, its Kleen Tank product has worked in the marine and offshore markets to ensure that clean water is the rule, not the exception.

Hopeman Brothers Named U.S. Representative For IMAC

—Free Literature Available Hopeman Brothers of Waynesboro, Va., recently announced that it was named the exclusive U.S. representative and distributor for joiner products manufactured by IMAC of Helsingborg, Sweden. IMAC, is one of the world's leading suppliers of joiner bulkhead panels,

Sembawang Shipyard Names Ernest Ware General Manager

Ernest S. Ware has been appointed general manager of Sembawang Shipyard Limited, succeeding R.A. Hooker. Mr. Ware is on secondment from Swan Hunter (International) Limited of U.K., which had its management agency agreement with the Yard extended

St. Augustine Trawlers Delivers 600-Passenger Ferry For Mexico

In 1983 the Jacksonville, Fla., naval architectural firm of DeJong & Lebet, Inc. signed a contract with Transportes Maratimos de Yucatan y del Caribe S.A. to design a 600-passenger ferryboat for fast service between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Blohm + Voss Repair Wins Business

Earl ier this year, the Black Prince ot the Fred. Olsen Cruises Line shipping company docked into Dock 10 of Blohm + Voss Repair GmbH. The cruise liner was originally constructed in such a way that it was able to be employed on the one hand as a passenger liner and cargo ship,

MacGregor-Navire Cargo Access Equipment Ordered For Blue Star Reefers

The four refrigerated cargo ships ordered from the Belfast shipyard Harland & Wolff by British reefer specialist Blue Star Line are to be fitted with MacGregor-Navire (MGN) cargo access equipment. Confirmation that the Northern Irish yard had,

 
 
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