The maritime industry has an image problem. Perceived to be an aging industry, many players in the maritime niche deal daily with the very real problem of replenishing its employment ranks, from desk jobs designing and operating vessels, to those at sea and in the construction yards.
Having logged fresh orders from existing clients UN RoRo (formerly UND) of Turkey and Denmark's DFDS group, Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft has taken its tally of RoRo trailerships contracted in recent years to 23. The volume of business puts
A stagnant economy, threat of overcapacity and canceled cruises due to repairs and late deliveries have conspired to slow the hyper-growth cruise industry has enjoyed for the past decade. Even last year's new Millennium, which hurst onto the cruise scene with its new gas turbine propulsion,
Albert S. Giorgis has been elected to the newly created position of group vice president, technical, of National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif. He reports to C. Larry French, president. Reporting to Mr. Giorgis are the vice president,
Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa. 19013, has formed a new department — New Construction Estimating, Budgeting & Cost Analysis — and appointed H. Peirce Brawner Jr. manager of the new department, reporting to the president. The new
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. and its subsidiary, Marinette Marine Corporation, will partner with Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc. to develop and construct a prototype Response Boat Medium (RB-M) for the U.S. Coast Guard. Kvichak. located in Seattle with full-service waterfront facilities,
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has announced details of the California Sections joint meeting, to be held in conjunction with the Northern California Section and the San Diego Section on October 13, 14 and 15.
Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, the oldest four-year naval architecture undergraduate institution in the U.S., recently announced the selection of a new trustee member — Frederick P. Eisenbiegler. Frank J. Graziano, chairman of the board of Webb Institute,
This year's SNAME Annual Meeting and International Maritime Exposition blends the big city atmosphere of Boston's diverse culture and history with New England maritime history. The event will he held at the West in Copley Place in Boston from Tuesday.
First Phase Of New Keppel Subsidiary, Tuas Shipyard, To Cost $70 Million —A Number Of Key Appointments Made
Over the last three years, the volume of ship repair work handled 'by Keppel Shipyard (Private) Ltd., Singapore, has more than doubled, and the point has now been reached when investment in new facilities is essential if the company is to continue to grow.