A diesel engine symposium conducted recently in San Francisco by MAN-B&W Diesel was very well attended by a wide cross section of important West Coast shipowners, operators, and naval architects. A brief introduction by the president of American MAN Corp.
Megayacht style and luxury have come to houseboats with the construction start of the Webb Tide II, a 124-foot, all-aluminum houseboat/ yacht designed by David Carambat Marine Design, Covington, La. The trend-setting boat is now under construction at Freeport Shipbuilding, Freeport, Fla.
On December 7, 2001, two ferries were christened and one was launched by German Shipyard Flender Werft. K a t e r i n a Panagopulos, who is the National Ambassador of Greece to the Council of Europe for Sports. Tolerance and Fairplay, and is also the wife of Pericles Panagopulos,
Rockport Yacht & Supply Company, Inc. of Rockport, Texas, has delivered the Gulf King 12 to the Gulf King Shrimp Company of Aransas Pass, Texas. The newest addition to a fleet of 50 shrimp boats, the 75-footlong by 20-foot-wide by 10-footdeep vessel has a fuel capacity of 12,
The official keel-laying ceremony of Hull 725 was held recently at Bay Shipbuilding Corp., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Hull 725, a 396- foot tank barge is being built for Turecamo Coastal & Harbor Towing Corp. of Staten Island, N.Y. Attending this ceremony were Comdr.
When the world's largest vehicular floating bridge was completed recently at Seattle, a newly built, Cummins-powered vessel—Driftwood II—was on hand to begin serving as the concrete structure's tender. Performing bridge maintenance, backup firefighting
A control manufacturer, like any other organization, is in business to sell a product at a profit and therefore, makes every effort to develop and standardize a line of products that is acceptable to a given market in terms of overall performance and is within established price limitations.
Application For Use Of Foreign-Flag Vessels By U.S. Operator Receives Close Attention By Both MarAd And Congress
The responses to an October application filed with the Maritime Administration (MarAd) by Lykes Bros. Steamship Company have generally not been supportive. Lykes, one of the largest subsidized U.S.- flag liner shipping companies, is seeking permission to replace U.