The UK's first full active escort tug simulator is to be installed on Merseyside. The Polaris System, manufactured by Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems AS, allows tug captains to learn how to escort large ships in a completely safe, simulated environment.
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,
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
All signs point to a lucrative investment opportunity in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers, as market demands for the product and improved production efficiency spreads around the world. There has been an increased effort on behalf of shipbuilders
Navigation Maritime Bulgare (Navibulgar), the nationally-owned Bulgarian shipping company and the country's fourth largest business enterprise, has placed three tween-deckers on the sale and purchase market as part of its latest fleet renewal program.
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.
The Maritime Administration has approved in principle an application for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the reconstruction of the 264,000-dwt tankers Massachusetts, New York, and Maryland to comply with the Port and Tanker Safety Act of 1978.
Owners, brokers and charterers must know before fixing if the tanker is suitable for the ports concerned throughout the world. Is the draft satisfactory? Any other restrictions regarding maximum length, beam or otherwise? And not least: What about
Richard J. Quegan has been appointed general manager in charge of the marine department of Texaco Inc., it was recently announced by John K. McKinley, chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Quegan will continue to be located at Texaco's offices at Harrison, N.
The Maritime Subsidy Board (MSB) has approved a design change for four 35,000-dwt tankers built for Zapata Tankers, Inc. The tankers, which were constructed by Todd Shipyards Corporation, San Pedro, Calif., are the Zapata Patriot, Zapata Ranger, Zapata Courier, and Zapata Rover.