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Molding the five-deck Trailership

Having emerged in recent years among Europe's top echelon of builders of RoRo vessels, Flensburger Schiffbau- Gesellschaft (FSG) has put down a newmarker for the industry by anticipating demand for a future generation of RoRo ferries incorporating a capacity for 6,000 lane-m of freight.

 

PIMA Hosts New York Luncheon On Behalf Of British Shipbuilders

During the recent Expoship North America 84 Exhibition in New York City, Louis W. Comlick, president of Penn International Marine Agencies, Ltd., hosted a luncheon at the Whitehall Club on behalf of British Shipbuilders and its managing director, J.

Bulk Carrier Horyu Maru Delivered By Hitachi's Ariake Yard

The 132,597-dwt bulk carrier Horyu Maru, which was constructed at the Ariake Works of Hitachi Zosen, was delivered to her owner, Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd., recently. The ship will be placed in service between Japanese ports and overseas ports in Australia,

Ron Zeller Appointed President Of Miami-Based Norwegian Caribbean Lines

Ron Zeller has been appointed president and chief executive officer of N o r w e g i a n Caribbean Lines (NCL), succeeding Norwegian Helge Naarstad, who is relocating to another position with the company in Norway. Mr. Zeller has been legal counsel f o r NCL f o r the past 10 years,

Coast Guard Proposes Maneuvering Standards For U.S.-Flag Vessels

The Coast Guard has issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding maneuvering performance standards for new U.S.-flag vessels — oceangoing tankers and product carriers, passenger ships, c a r g o s h i p s, miscellaneous vessels, and Great Lakes bulk carriers.

Raytheon Opens New Marine Sales And Service Facility In Mississippi

Raytheon Service Company has opened a new marine sales and s e r v i c e f a c i l i t y in Greenville, Miss., to serve the river transportation industry on the Mississippi. The facility will provide sales and 24-hour service of marine electronic,

Wider Remit for Dutch Matchmaker

Owned by its member shipyard companies, Groningen-based sales, marketing and design firm Conoship International (CI) encapsulates the spirit of the industry in the Netherlands' northernmost provinces, where the maritime cluster continues to demonstrate resilience and an ability to innovate.

As Banks Step Down, Equipment Finance Companies Step Up

Shipowners are known for having distinct differences of opinion, but the one thing that all agree on is the importance of having access to capital. In an industry in which assets are generally bigticket items and operating margins can be thin,

Olympic Engine Selection Evokes Thoughts Of "Green"

When Olympic Tug & Barge was founded in 1987, owner Harley Franco had environmental responsibility on his mind. Early major oil tanker disasters southeast of Nantucket, Mass., near Galveston, Texas, and off the coasts of England and Mexico were influencing the

Korean Shipbuilders Request Reduction Of Interest Rates

The major Korean Shipyards have recently asked the Korean Government to lower the interest rate on loans for ship and plant equipment exports on deferred payment terms. At a recent meeting arranged with the minister of commerce and industry at the Plaza Hotel in Seoul,

 
 
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