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SNAME New England Section Hears Two Technical Papers

The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met in Newton, Mass. on September 29, to hear the presentation of two excellent technical papers. Following cocktails and dinner, the technical meeting was opened by the chairman of the Section,

 

Market Changes Mold RoRo Ship Conversions

A number of commercial and regulatory factors have contributed to growth in the RoRo ship upgrading and conversion market over the past year, particularly in the North European arena: The abolition of tax-free sales on ferries in intra-EU traffic

Now the Carousel Ship

Technical proposals for the shipment of natural gas under compression rather than in the refrigerated, liquefied state have surfaced from time to time over the years, but have received a lukewarm response from the marine industry. The considerable

Seminar In New York Introduces New Heavy-Fuel M.A.N.-B&W Engine

64-Page Technical Report Available To introduce its new L58/64 heavy-fuel, four-stroke engine to the United States maritime community, M.A.N.-B&W Diesel recently hosted a seminar in New York City attended by shipowners, shipbuilders, and other industry representatives.

The Allure of Power

Continuity is a valuable asset in the marine field, especially so in relation to the most essential products pivotal to vessel design and operation. The diesel engine producers' adeptness at enhancing existing, successful designs at intervals through

Advanced Marine Enterprises Announces Corporate Changes And Move To New Facilities

The corporate structure of Advanced Marine Enterprises, Inc. has been modified to improve response to customer requirements and facilitate diversification of services. The company is currently pursuing opportunities in the areas of energy transfer

Marine Consultants To Conduct Study For MarAd On Bulk Carriers

The U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, recently awarded a contract to Marine Consultants & Designers, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, for a conceptual applications study concerning loading, discharge and cargo topping off of bulk carriers.

$46.8-Million Research Facility To Be Built In St. John's, Newfoundland

Newfoundland's Premier Brian Peckford has announced that the National Research Council of Canada has given final approval for the construction in St. John's of a $46.8-million marine research institute that will accelerate the Province's promising offshore oil potential.

ABS Holds Seminar On Tanker Designs Of The Future

ABS recently held a seminar on "Tanker Designs for the 21st Century" in Houston, Texas. The seminar was kicked off with opening remarks by ABS chairman Frank Iarossi and was followed by presentations from representatives of three shipping companies (BP,

General Cargo Ships Becoming Obsolete

A new report from international shipping consultants, Westinform, suggests that changing liner trades are making many general cargo vessels obsolete. This is not just because of the usual problems associated with age, such as loss of performance and increasing maintenance and repair,

 
 
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