European Yards Look To 'Formula' To Compete With Their Far East Counterparts

Judging from what was said at the Round Table organized by the Association of Marine Architects and Naval Engineers of Spain (AINE), held recently in Madrid, the European shipyards have found the formula that will enable them to compete successfully with their Far Eastern counterparts,


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 Diesel Introduces In-Line Version Of Nohab 25 Engine

Responding to market demand, Wartsila Diesel has introduced a six-cylinder in-line version of their Wartsila Nohab 25 engine. Besides general marine applications, the engine's weight-power ratio of 7.0 kg/ kw makes it a contender for military and traction purposes.


The U.S. barge and towing industry has established an excellent reputation for being responsive to the needs of America's shippers and consumers. It is fuelefficient, cost-effective and highly productive. With these qualities, it is no wonder

McDermott Awarded $27-Million Exxon Contract For Offshore Platform

McDermott Marine Construction, a major operating unit of McDermott International Inc., has been awarded a contract by Exxon Company U.S.A. valued at approximately $27 million. The contract calls for the fabrication and installation of an I8-slot

Norway Export Award Goes To Peter Lombard

Peter P. Lombard, president of American United Marine Corporation, has been honored for his outstanding contribution to trade relations with Norway and the United States and has been awarded a special export diploma by the Export Council of Norway.

Guralnick Associates Receives DOE Contract

Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., San Francisco, Calif., has just been selected by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to provide naval architectural and marine e n g i n e e r i n g consulting services throughout the period of design and construction of OTEC-1,

SSPA Maritime Consulting Offers Brochure On Roll Reduction By Rudder Control

SSPA Maritime Consulting AB of Goteborg, Sweden, has published a four-page color brochure on Roll-Nix, a microcomputer-based system for roll reduction by rudder control. The complete system is controlled by a computer unit with a built-in solid-state

Senesco Marine Signs Contract For 140,000-Barrel DH ATB

Senesco Marine signed a contract with New Jersey-based U.S. Shipping. LLC to build a 140,0000-barrel double-hulled (DH) chemical ATB with tug that can double as a 150,000-barrel doublehulled petroleum ATB. The development. according to Gary Schuler,

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,

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