Deep-Notch Tug And Barge Delivered To Energy Transportation

Energy Transportation Corporation of New York City has taken delivery of a tug and 420- foot notched-stern barge for the transportation of liquefied ammonia in the Gulf Coast area. The tug/barge will be operated by Energy Ammonia Transportation Corporation,


Generator Replacement Proves Cascade General Capabilities

Cascade General had its knowledge and expertise put to the test with the emergency replacement of a faulty generator on P&O's Sea Princess. Measuring 857 ft. (261.2 m), the vessel, which was built by Fincantieri in 1998, was in drydock at the Portland

Spiegel Grove: Saved to be Sunken

It was supposed to be the world's largest artificial coral reef for scuba diving, located off the coast of Key Largo. More than eight years ago, a group of divers from the area devised a plan to sink a 510 f t . < 155.4-m) retired Dock Landing Ship (LSD) to the bottom of 130 f t (39.

Leevac Shipyards Delivers 165-Foot Supply Vessel To Offshore Express

Dennis Banta, president of Leevac Shipyards of Jennings, La., recently announced the delivery of the 165-foot offshore supply vessel Champion Express to Offshore Express, Inc. of Houma, La. The Champion Express is the first of two sister vessels ordered

Two Firms Request Aid For 165,000-DWT Tankers Costing $173.8 Million

Shipco 2295, Inc. and Shipco 2296, Inc., 611 Wilmington Trust Building, 110 West 10th Street, Wilmington, Del. 19801, have filed applications for Title XI Federal Ship Financing Guarantees to aid in financing the construction of two (one for each applicant) 165,

Title XI Financing Approved For Tankers

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Robert J. Blackwell has approved in principle the applications of Shipco 2295, Inc., and Shipco 2296, Inc., 611 Wilmington Trust Building, 110 West 10th Street, Wilmington, Del., for Title XI Federal

ABS Urges Side Stringers For Double Hulls

Constructing side stringers into the wing tanks of double-hulled vessels will allow for easier maintenance and inspections, said the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) recently. Despite the increased cost, ABS urged that this added modification

Salvors Forge Their Way into the Future

Maritime Reporter solicited the opinions of two of the leading marine salvage companies to discover trends and challenges facing marine operators in the near future. The 2003 National Maritime Salvage Conference, sponsored by American Salvage Association (ASA),

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Manufacturers and suppliers of marine coatings and other corrosion- prevention measures continue to improve their products and services. In the important area of reducing fuel consumption, a new generation of self-polishing, antifouling hull coatings,

North Florida Shipyard Reactivates/Refurbishes RO/RO Trailer Vessel

Reactivation and refurbishment of the 700-foot-long by 92-foot-beam RO/RO trailer vessel S/S Northern Lights (Ex. S/S Puerto Rico) is being accomplished by North Florida Shipyard, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., at its Commodores Point Facility, after being

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