maritime

Bethlehem's Sparrows Point Yard Delivers 530,000 DWT In 1976

Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point (Md.) shipyard delivered a record-shattering 530,- 000 deadweight tons of shipping in 1976. The yard launched two 265,000- dwt tankers and delivered two during 1976. The year ended with employment slightly down,

 

Secure Seas, Open Ports

Keeping our woters safe, secure and open for business As new international and domestic regulations regarding shipping security enter force, the focus is not simply on security, but also on maintaining a healthy flow of commerce to keep the U.

FMC Shipyard Sets Complete Icebreaker-Type Bow On Gas Turbine Powered Tanker

The hull assembly nears completion as the icebreaker-type bow is installed on a new design gas turbine-powered oil tanker under construction at FMC Corporation's Marine and Rail Equipment Division in Portland, Ore. Setting the section as a whole is typical of PMC's modular construction method,

SNAME Outlines Program For Spring Meeting/STAR Symposium—May 25-27

The first combined Spring Meeting/STAR Symposium of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will be held May 25-27 in San Francisco's (Calif.) Fairmont Hotel. STAR stands for "Ship Technology and Research," and this is to be the second such STAR Symposium.

W a t e r w a y Operator Survey Launched

The Waterway Transportation Information Service is conducting a comprehensive survey of inland waterway operators. The purpose of the survey is to gather basic economic and operating data about the U.S. inland waterways industry. The data will

BMT Aims to Improve Vessel Evac

Trials measuring the ship evacuation performance of passengers in conditions including smoke and rolling motion are being conducted as part of a research project led by British Maritime Technology Ltd. (BMT) and co-funded by the European Union.

$45-Million Subsidy Repayment Approved

The Maritime Subsidy Board (MSB) has approved the applications of Wilmington Trust Company to repay approximately $45 million in construction-differential subsidies (CDS) which the Maritime Administration previously awarded for the construction of two liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels.

Det Norske Veritas Forms Maritime Advisory Services Department

As a result of technological developments and an increasing demand for diversified services in the maritime sector, Det norske Veritas has established a new separate body to coordinate all such activities outside the traditional field of classification and governmental commissions.

 
 
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