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FMC Launches Another World's Largest Barge

The Marine and Rail Equipment Division of FMC Corporation, Portland, Ore., launched the second in a series of the world's largest roll-on / roll-off (ro / ro) barges on September 9. John E. Carroll, FMC Division president, said: "The triple-deck

 

Shipboard Training Comes of Age

Technical innovation continues to revolutionize the maritime industry, touching almost every aspect of life at sea. The trend for larger vessels - in particular cruise, container and LNG ships - and the desire of the vessels' operators to bring

Queen Mary 2: Cunard's Answer to Royalty on the Seas

Despite the threat of overcapacity' in the cruise shipping industry', newbuilding contracts have remained on a constant high — specifically in the mega ship sector. This new trend, which seems to have taken on a life of its own in the industry,

C.F. Bean Corporation Names John Lescroart Executive Vice President

John E. Lescroart, former Federal Administrator of the Deep Water Port Act of 1974, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of C.F. Bean Corporation, New Orleans, La. Mr. Lescroart, promoted from vice president of Bean's Washington, D.

Kvaerner Masa-Yards Delivers

Despite a year of turmoil spurred by its parent company's withdrawal from shipbuilding, Kvaerner Masa-Yard's Helsinki shipyard continued to build on its world renowned tradition of delivering some of the finest cruise liners ever built. In mid-November,

$28-Million Contract Awarded To Equitable

Secretary of Commerce Juanita M. Kreps has announced the award of a $28,542,000 contract to Equitable Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La., to construct three breakbulk cargo ships for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc. of New York, N.Y. The Maritime Administration (MarAd), an agency of the U.

 
 
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