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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,

Hybrid Powering for Boxships

A convincing economic argument fuels the liner shipping sector's adoption of unprecedented capacity ratings, with a new level soon to be reached in impending projects for newbuilds in the 9,000-TEU category, and technical work set in train for ships in the 10.

Marine Software: Aiming to Lower Costs

Founded by a group of marine engineers in 1991, Marine Software, Ltd. was established with the goal of providing the industry with simple, easy-to-use software. By virtue of the founder's experience, it was sure that the company had a clear insight

6 t h Lips Propeller S y m p o s i um Set For N e t h e r l a n d s In M i d - M ay

The 6th Lips Propeller Symposium will be held May 14-16, 1986, at the Congress Centre "Koningshof" in Veldhoven, the Nether lands. The theme for the upcoming symposium is "Cost-Effective Propulsion," with notable guest authors giving presentations

Maritime E-Business Growth Continues

E-business means doing business on the Internet. This can include any business process — to include buying and selling, which is known as E-commerce. The arranging for transport by sea or the buying and selling of things needed for ships that sail

Baldt Marks 85th Year As Major Supplier To Marine/Offshore Industries

This year marks the 85th anniversary of Baldt Inc. of Chester, Pa., a leading supplier of anchors, chains, related marine hardware, and mooring release systems. The company evolved over the years from a manufacturer of chain and anchors, whose

New GE MST-21 9,000-19,000 SHP Steam Turbine Available

The new General Electric MST- 21 low-horsepower, geared marine steam turbine ship-propulsion power plant, designed specifically for the 9,000-19,000 shp range, is now available. The MST-21 was developed by GE to meet the propulsion requirements of low-horsepower ships,

Industry-Wide Interoperability Investment Paying Off

The Integrated Shipbuilding Environment (ISE) project sponsored by the National Shipbuilding Research Program is a three-year effort to develop and deploy an industry-wide architecture for computer interoperability. ISE is targeting cost and cycle

AWO Testifies At USCG User Fee Hearing

The Coast Guard and Navigation Subcommittee of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, chaired by Congressman Billy Tauzin of Louisiana, recently held a hearing on the Coast Guard's proposed regulations concerning vessel inspection

 
 
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