Atlantic Dry Dock Takes On Tug And Gaming Market
With its 14,600 LT drydock completely booked until the end of April, which has been utilized to the fullest since it was put into operation last summer, Atlantic Dry Dock has myriad of projects scheduled at its yard. The company's 4,000 LT Marine
Kleschick Elected To Sun Ship Board Of Directors
Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., has announced that Joseph J. Kleschick was elected to the Sun Ship board of directors. Mr. Kleschick is Sun Ship's vice president-marketing. Mr. Kleschick is a 1951 graduate of Villanova University
More Muscle for a Distinctive Breed
Open-hatch bulk carrier technology, championed by specialist operators in the North American trade, is to be taken an important stage further through the adoption of deck gantries promising gains of up to 50 percent in cargo handling productivity.
New Potency in Electronic Control
German predilection for technological advance permeates all areas of primary business and industrial activity, to the undoubted benefit of the competitive standing of its international market players. In the maritime domain, a clear appreciation
Jurong Shipyard Ltd. Awarded Multimillion Conversion Contract
Jurong Shipyard Limited, 5, Pulau Samlun, Jurong Town, Singapore 22, was awarded a $30- million (Singapore dollars) contract by Messrs. Hansa Offshore (S.E.A.) Pte. Ltd., a Singapore registered company of international repute, to convert four of the existing 18,
NY&NJ Port Authority Links Electronic Data Exchange To Hamburg, Germany
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and a major marine terminal operator in the Port of Hamburg, Germany, have successfully linked their Electronic Data Exchange (EDI) systems to create an international interchange of oceanborne cargo information.
Schichau Seebeckwerft Launches First Of Two Great White Fleet Reefers
Schichau Seebeckwerft AG recently launched the first of two reefer ships it is currently building for Great White Fleet (United Brands/ Chiquita) at its yard in Bremerhaven. The ships are the first of this type being built at the yard of which
Top Navy Officer Supports DD-21
naval operations and the top U.S. Navy officer, last month was reported as recommending that the service stick to its plan to build a multi-billion-dollar class of new destroyers despite a crunch on funds for new warships. "I'd love to have DD-21," Adm.
The Containership Market: Full Steam Ahead?
Liner shipping is traditionally a cyclical business, subject to dramatic peaks and troughs and sudden changes in fortune in individual trade lanes. Today's ebullience among all sectors of container shipping, including its various intermediaries,
Fire Prevention: "Rising" to the Occasion
Earlier this year, the USNS Impeccable and the USNS Stockham recognized the need to make repairs and enhancements on many of the ships' multi-cable penetrations. Reminded about the importance of fire prevention, the ships were looking for a solution