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
On March 30, 2004, the parbuckling of MV Rocknes in Agotnes, Norway, was completed by SMIT Salvage. After two months of preparations, a two-daylong unique operation ensued as the vessel was pulled upright from its upsidedown position. The salvors
Fourth Update — Changes As Of July 1984 Excerpted from a report published by International Maritime Associates, Inc. This is the fourth in a series of reports detailing the latest changes in the United States Navy shipbuilding program. The first report appeared in the November 15,
The Hampton Roads Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met recently at the Fisherman's Wharf Restaurant in Hampton, Va. The meeting featured a paper by F. Baxter Barham Jr. titled "The SNAME Ship Production Committee— An Overview.
Marine Management Systems (MMS) recently implemented their Planned Maintenance (PMS) system aboard an icebreaker owned by Canarctic Shipping, Ltd, of Ottawa, Canada, according to an announcement made by MMS vice president, Don Logan. Operating
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),
Textron Marine Systems (TMS), Division of Textron Inc., has been awarded major U.S. Navy contracts for the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) Program totaling more than $225 million. One contract valued at $216 million calls for the construction of 12 LCAC and major equipment items.
Contractor sea trials of submarines built by General Dynamics' Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn., will be supported by Raytheon Company's research vessel Sub Sig II under terms of a charter signed recently by the two firms. The vessel, owned
The following special section features the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair, electronics, communications and weapons. This special section covers Navy contracts awarded between December 28, 1987, and January 25, 1988.
Marine Management Systems, Inc. (MMS) recently announced the formation of an overseas subsidiary, Marine Management Systems (U.K.), Ltd., to provide technical support for its clientele in the United Kingdom and on the Continent. H e a d q u a r t e r e d in Stamford, Conn.