The latest addition to the Alaska fishing fleet is a new, longer version of Marco Shipyard's successful North Pacific freezer longliner design. The 141-foot Lilli Ann, recently christened in Seattle, Wash., was designed and built by Marco for Deep Pacific Fishing Co.
Heavy lift specialist Jumbo enters its heavy lift vessel MV "Jumbo Javelin" newbuild into service this week after having been mated with cranes successfully and passing final sea trials in the North Sea. With its 1,600 tons lift capacity, a hold space of 19,000 cu.
Promet Private Limited, Singapore, recently launched another of its offshore supply vessels. Sponsor of the NMS 209 (shown above) was Mrs. Hugh Jackson, wife of the president of Jackson Marine Corporation, owner of the vessel. This $3.5-million
Another of the U.S. Navy's T-AKR Class of fast supply ships, the USNS Denebola was dedicated recently at the Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company's yard in Chest e r , Pa. Congressman Dick Schulze (R-PA) was the keynote speaker at the ceremony and his wife, Nancy Schulze, christened the ship.
Transas expanded its range of Liquid Cargo Handling simulators with the LNG tanker simulator. The LCHS/LNG system realistically imitates the fourth tanker type in the Transas simulator range, which also includes Chemical Tanker, Liquefied Petroleum
Meyer Werft of Papenburg, Germany, recently delivered the 6,000- grt passenger ship Tatamailau to the Directorate General of Sea Communication, Jakarta, Indonesia. The 969-passenger newbuilding is the eighth passenger ship and, at the same time,
Rolls-Royce has launched a new series of tunnel and azimuth thrusters to cover marine applications. Tunnel thrusters will be sold under the Kamewa Ulstein name, and will cover powers from 200 to 3,700 kW. Azimuth thrusters will carry the Ulstein Aquamaster name,
Tano Corporation, New Orleans, La., recently announced the acquisition of Valcon Sales and Services, Chesapeake, Va., and the opening of a regional field service and repair facility for its Tano-GR Services Division in Chesapeake. Valcon, which will be part of Tano Marine Systems,
Saving space and weight onboard any vessel is tantamount to efficient operation and ultimately profitability. Telenor Fiber, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telenor, last month at SMM introduced a fiber-optic solution for ships and maritime installations,
Coal-fired steamships will be returning to the high seas, powered by Combustion Engineering marine boilers. C - E ' s l i c e n s e e in Italy, Franco Tosi S.p.A., has been awarded the world's first contract in 20 years for two coal-fired boilers by Italcantieri S.