Textron Marine Collaborates With Swedish Company To Build High-Speed Passenger Ferries

Two twin-hulled Surface Effect Ships (SES) under construction at Karlskrone, Sweden are the product of close collaboration between the Swedish company Karlskronavarvet AB and the U.S. company Textron Marine Systems. The vessels are being built for


Wartsila Completes Conversion And Refurbishment Of S/S Monterey To Luxury-Class Cruise Liner

Wartsila Marine Industries has completed the conversion and refurbishment of the S/S Monterey at its Turku Repair Yard, and the vessel has been re-delivered to her owners, Aloha Pacific Cruises, Alexandria, Va. The 564-foot-long Monterey will transit via Kristiansand,

U.S. Market: Foundation for the Future

In part two of a two-part series, William G. Schubert, the new U.S. Maritime Administrator (MarAd), speaks with H. Clayton Cook, Jr. about the current standing and future direction of maritime activities in the United States. Cook: I'd like to pick up where we left off last time.

Port of London Awards Norcontrol Contract For Radar Display System

—Free Literature Available The Port of London Authority has awarded a contract to the Norcontrol Division of Kongsberg Ltd., for a new radar display system in the operations room of the Thames Navigation Service at Gravesend. Included in the contract

Innovative class for the banana trade

Unequivocal in its belief that European shipbuilding's future will ultimately be determined by its capacity and preparedness to innovate, Howaldtswerke- Deutsche Werft (HDW) has put down a new marker for the industry with a record-breaking class of refrigerated cargo carrier.

o d d S e a t t l e To Refit T w o C o n t a i n e r s h i ps For Lykes Bros.

John T. Gilbride Jr., vice president and general manager of Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle Division, announced recently that Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc. has contracted with Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp.'s Seattle division to refit two containerships

Seward, Alaska To Build Large Shipping Facility

The City of Seward, Alaska, broke ground recently for the state's largest marine-oriented industrial development. "The Fourth of July Industrial Park, located across the head of Resurrection Bay from this picturesque community of 3,000 will be the site of a $60- million dock,

MMS Brochures Detail Cost-Cutting Ship And Shore Management Systems

Marine Management Systems (MMS), a leader in providing computerized management information systems for the shipping industry, is offering a free set of brochures describing these systems, as well as various services offered by the company. "MMS—An Overview,

! Safe Haven1 Debate Could Have Resounding Effects

A situation ongoing at press time half way around the world promises to affect the way in which ship emergencies are handled in the U.S. and abroad. Last month, debates were raging and political fur was flying as the stricken tanker, Castor, carrying 29,

Sealift Ship To Be Christened Benavidez At Avondale Shipyard

The seventh and final Strategic Sealift ship in the Bob Hope Class was christened Benavidez in ceremonies at the Northrop Grumman Corporation Avondale shipyard on July 21, 2001. The new ship whose namesake honors of Medal of Honor recipient Army Master Sgt.

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