An advance in hydrodynamic design has been endorsed by Norwegian energy group Statoil, as the prospective charterer of an innovative newbuild intended for coastwise distribution of oil products. The 4,200-dwt vessel contracted by Bergen Tankers
Proteus Engineering has added the ShipWeight program to its FlagShip suite of ship design and manufacturing software, adding further depth to the already broad range of engineering disciplines covered by FlagShip. In addition to its use as a standalone tool,
While the comparatively recent phenomena of the VLCC and ULCC on the one hand and the sophisticated products carrier and other small tankers on the other have been widely discussed, the medium-sized tanker (70-175,000 dwt) has been largely ignored.
On the morning of Sunday, May 25, 2003, passengers onboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines' (NCL) vessel, S/S Norway awoke to a loud boom, as the vessel returned from seven-day Caribbean cruise to its homeport in Miami, Fla. The noise, which came from the vessel's engine room,
Wilson Walton International of Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland (UK), recently received two contracts to provide rapid emergency service to two ship operators. The first contract, for a Norwegian customer, involved the replacement of a scrubber base tank,