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Dr. Dean Rains Presents Paper At Pascagoula Section Meeting Of ASNE

The Pascagoula Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers met recently at the TiKi Restaurant in Gautier, Miss., to hear a paper by Dr. Dean Rains of the Advanced Programs Group of Ingalls Shipbuilding. The paper discussed the Air Capable

 

Port Of Portland's Drydock —Largest On West Coast— Arrives At Swan Island Yard

The arrival of the Port of Portland's 982-foot-long floating Dry- Dock 4 completes five years of research, planning and construction, and was made possible by the confidence and financial support of Portland Metropolitan Area voters. The Japanese

Sick Ships, Project America and a Merger

2002 will surely not be counted as "a banner year" for many, if any, industries, particularly not for the leisure and travel niche. The cruise industry survived a tough year, as terrorism, a shakey economy and sickness outbreaks onboard ships grabbed headlines.

Papers On Navy C-P Propeller Program And Spray Patterns Of Jet Thrusters Discussed At Joint SNAME Chesapeake/ASNE Meeting

The Chesapeake Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Flagship Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers held a joint meeting recently at the Officers Club of the Bethesda Naval Medical Center. The meeting

$18-Million Drill Rig Contract Awarded To Ingalls Shipbuilding

Keyes Offshore, Inc. of Houston, a major drill rig owner and contractor to the offshore drilling industry, has contracted with Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss, for a third jackup drilling rig of Friede and Goldman design. Earlier this

American Bureau Classes 55 Vessels In September

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) classed 55 vessels worldwide in September, totaling 1,129,407 deadweight tons or 611,884 gross tons. The vessels classed during the month included two very large crude carriers (VLCCs), one selfelevating drilling

AEL To Trade-In Three Ships Against Cost Of Containerships

The Maritime Subsidy Board and the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs have taken actions to approve the trade-in by American Export Lines, Inc. (AEL) of three Mariner vessels against the cost of constructing two new containerships which

U.S. Report America's Cruise Line Faces Delivery Delays, Job Cuts

As part of a comprehensive cost reduction program, American Classic Voyages (AMCV) announced in June that it would eliminate 70 full-time positions form its shore-based staff of 470 full-time personnel. The cuts are also attributed to the fact that the company,

AWO Urges Change In USCG User Fees Proposal

The American Waterways Operators (AWO) recently submitted comments on the Coast Guard's proposal to impose user fees for vessel inspection as mandated by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990. AWO's comments were developed with considerable

Bath Iron Launches Fourth Ro/Ro Ship For States Steamship

The last of four roll-on/roll-off cargo ships built by Bath Iron Works Corporation (BIW), Bath, Maine, for States Steamship Company of San Francisco, Calif., was launched on December 21, 1976. Named the S/S Illinois, the 684-foot vessel is part

 
 
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