The European Intership initiative to breathe new life into Europe's flagging ship construction industry could provide a pointer for repair yards in the region, some believe. The seven yards in five countries have secured €19 million in EU funding
The Shipyard Weekly, published by the Shipbuilders Council of America, recently quoted a Wall Street Journal report by staff reporter Bill Paul on a "worrisome trend" implicit in Russia's expanding ocean shipping fleet which now "blankets the globe.
As we enter 1985, marine power plant designers continue the general practice that became common in the 1970's, that is the practice of designing power plants for high thermal efficiency. Low fuel consumption, over a wide range of operating powers,