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Bollinger Delivers OSV for L&M Bo-Truc

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. delivered the first of two new design offshore supply vessels to L&M Bo-Truc Rental Inc., of Golden Meadow, La. M/V Cheramie Botruc 38 the first of two identical offshore supply vessels was delivered early this summer and the second vessel,

 

Battleship New Jersey Is Recommissioned

The battleship New Jersey (BB-62) was recommissioned recently at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, Long Beach, Calif. President Ronald Reagan was the commissioning speaker. The New Jersey's recommissioning marks the fourth time the ship has become part of the active fleet.

Cummins Introduces the QSK60

Cummins literally unveiled its QSK60 powerplant to the marine market at the Workboat Show in New Orleans, ushering in a new. more powerful age for the surging diesel engine manufacturer. "This engine will take Cummins into new markets," said Geoff Conrad, general manager, Cummins Marine.

Flying High Again

France Telecom is pushing hard to advance its position as a single source communications and IT services provider. Corporate consolidation and technological evolution in the maritime satcom domain continue to subdue pricing, helping to level the playing field among service providers.

Maritime Security and the Hazards of Unilateralism

The United States Congress is working hard to enact maritime security legislation. At the same time and under the leadership of the United States, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is working hard to develop an international convention on maritime security.

U.S. Footprint In Germany

Integration of the showcase production hall of former eastern German engine builder Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock (DMR) into the MaK manufacturing system has provided a timely boost to output capacity for the medium-speed market. The conversion of

Maxsurf Links with ShipConstructor

Formation Design Systems and Albacore Research Ltd. (ARL) have announced that Formation's Maxsurf suite of naval architecture and ship construction software now links with ARL's ShipConstructor software suite to provide shipyards with a complete end to end solution for ship design,

Cornering the ULCC Niche

For an independent tanker owner to undertake a newbuild fleet development program amounting to 3-million tons of crude oil carrier capacity in itself demonstrates a high degree of business verve. But to emphatically put one's own stamp on the design,

The Great Maritime Disruption... that Never Happened

Y2K Remember the dire warnings four years ago as the world raced towards the stroke of midnight ushering in 2000? Editorials screamed that computer systems everywhere would fail making bank accounts inaccessible, traffic lights inoperable and

Business Milestone for Vietnam

Vietnam's fledgling shipbuilding industry has raised its international profile by entering into a seminal agreement with the UK's Graig Group for the construction of a series of double-hulled bulk carriers. Cardiff-based Graig's bold move, potentially

 
 
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