Jacksonville, Fla., naval architects and marine engineers Rodney E. Lay & Associates is completing construction detail drawings for a new 210-foot sidewheel casino vessel which will be owned and operated by Players International and Southern Illinois Riverboat Casino Cruises in Metropolis,
The 195-Foot trawler Defender, shown here during sea trials on Puget Sound, recently underwent an intensive 12-week conversion at Seattle's MARCO Shipyard. Formerly an offshore supply vessel and RSW tender, she was brought to full trawler capability for Dutch Harbor Seafoods.
Many of Paxman Diesels most successful marine propulsion applications have been in high-speed patrol craft, two of which are outlined below. The most recent Paxman patrol boat success is the prestigious contract to supply propulsion engines to the U.
Another of the U.S. Navy's T-AKR Class of fast supply ships, the USNS Denebola was dedicated recently at the Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company's yard in Chest e r , Pa. Congressman Dick Schulze (R-PA) was the keynote speaker at the ceremony and his wife, Nancy Schulze, christened the ship.
Four 185,000 dwt Alaskan-class tankers that will soon be carrying oil along the U.S. West Coast feature the latest innovations in safe-ship design, including Thordon COMPAC waterlubricated propeller shaft bearings. During the design phase of the
The contract to install a complete electrical system onboard the new ocean research ship being built for the Royal Norwegian Defense Research Institute has been awarded to the Siemens Marine Department, Bergen, Norway. The contract was awarded to Siemens,
For the investor looking at rates of return from the secondhand ship market, the 1990s should see major changes in the fortunes of players working the different fleet sectors. Taking the return generated on both trading profits (defined as time charter
About 20,000 or more light sources are needed for equipping a modern passenger ship. Even a freighter has between 500 and several thousand lighting points. Therefore, the responsibility of equipping a modern commercial vessel is no small task.
Wartsila Diesel of Finland will deliver 16 Vasa 32 engines for Norwegian offshore vessels under construction in Singapore. Wartsila Vasa 32 main engines will be installed in the four tug supply vessels ordered by the Norwegian Viking Supply Ships A.
Although the overall market share is small (four percent based on gt; seven percent based on cgt worldwide), the German shipbuilding industry is number one in Europe and number three in the world. German shipyards are specialists in building high-tech