Each quarter IMA prepares an update on developments in the Navy ship maintenance and modernization market. This article is an excerpt from the most recent update prepared exclusively for publication only in Maritime Reporter. FY 1987 Budget Request The President's budget requests $6.
The world economy depends on the speedy, reliable transport of dry cargo across the oceans. Most of that cargo is carried either in drybulk carriers or containerships, both of which are highly evolved forms of ocean transport. Two technical papers
Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA has ordered Thordon COMPAC propeller shaft bearing systems for a new cruise ship (Hull No. 6100) being built for Princess Cruises at the Monfalcone Shipyard in Italy for 2006 delivery. This will be the seventh Princess
Calling for a "national shipping policy that really works," the Council of American-Flag Ship Operators (CASO) has issued a strong statement supporting most of the provisions of H.R.11422, House Merchant Marine Committee Chairman John M. Murphy's bill
Name Tempera Type Double Acting Tanker (DAT) Owner Fortum Built Sumitomo Heavy Ind. Kvaerner Masa-Yards is well renowned for its ship and ship's equipment ice breaking technology. Upon visiting Finland on a recent excursion and enjoying winter in November, it's easy to see why.
A Norwegian consortium recently confirmed a contract for a new 84,000-dwt products carrier to be built by Burmeister & Wain's Copenhagen shipyard. Also agreed on was an option for a second vessel, with both carriers eventually entering service
Early last year, "experts" were warning of a prolonged slump in the box trades, fueled by reckless over-ordering by irresponsible carriers and shipbuilders offering special deals on price. Howe Robinson's Container Index had sunk to a low point
The 17,780-dwt products carrier Pertamina 1023 (shown above), constructed at the Maizuru Works of Hitachi Zosen, was delivered recently to Scorpa Pranedya Shipping, Inc., Panama. She is the fifth products carrier of the same type to be delivered
The American Ship Building Company has received a group of contracts totaling approximately $20 million for the conversion of a Great Lakes bulk carrier and construction of several types of barges. First of the contracts is with Cleveland-Cliffs
For the first time, H.P. Drewry (Shipping Consultants) Limited will hold seminars in the United States, at which time the firm's directors will share with U.S. maritime executives their expertise and worldwide knowledge. In order to tailor the seminars to the needs of the U.