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.


Fincantieri Group Meets With New York Maritime Leaders

Executives of Italian ship repair yards of the F i n c a n t i e ri Group met recently with some 100 representatives of the maritime and shipowning community at the Whitehall Club in New York City. Following a luncheon, Fincantieri president

Royal Caribbean Takes Mariner of the Seas

Kvaerner Masa-Yards' Turku shipyard delivered MS Mariner of the Seas, the fifth cruise ship in the Voyager-class series of cruise ships for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. The first four ships in the series. Voyager of the Seas, Explorer of the Seas,

Navy Awards Bell Aerospace Textron $27.3-Million Contract For New Minesweeper Hunter

Bell Aerospace Textron, Division of Textron, Inc., has been awarded a $27.3-million contract for detail design and construction of the first Minesweeper Hunter (MSH) for the U.S. Navy. The contract also provides the Navy with two additional options

Cost Estimating: A Crucial Tool for Planning

Remember when you had your first job and you saw something that you really needed to have, let's say it was a car. You asked your parents' opinion about you purchasing it and I'm sure the first thing they wanted to know was what is the purchase

Taubler And Mullahy Promoted At Delaware Marine & Mfg. Co.

Paul A. Taubler has been elected a vice president of Ocean Technology, Inc. of Milford, Del., the parent firm of Delaware Marine & Manufacturing Co. Mr. Taubler joined the engineering department of Delaware Marine in 1975 as a draftsman and became chief of engineering in 1978.

Blount Marine To Build Another New York-Class Harbor Cruise Vessel

Cruise International (CI) of Norfolk, Va., operator of the "Spirit" line fleet of seven harbor cruise ships, has announced plans to build five New York-class vessels in the next two years. Two will be built in 1988, and three in 1989. A contract

Bergesen Heads Firm Seeking To Purchase Boston Navy Yard

Gerald W. Bush, Boston's commerce and manpower director, has announced that a newly formed corporation headed by a former General Dynamics executive is seeking to acquire the facilities of the Boston Naval Shipyard and the South Boston Naval Annex

Burrard Yarrows Announces Two Senior Appointments

Burrard Yarrows Corporation of Vancouver, Canada, recently announced two new senior appointments. Dennis Hall has been appointed director of technical services covering both BYC's Vancouver and Victoria divisions. Roland Webb has been named superintendent,

J a p a n ' s NKK Building Two 6 0 , 0 0 0 - D W T Tankers For Chief Shipping Co.

The Tsu Shipyard of Japan's NKK (Nippon Kokan) is building two 60,000-dwt tankers for the Chief Shipping Company, with delivery scheduled for the fall of 1980. Chief Shipping Company is a joint venture of Anders Jahre of Norway and Coral Navigation Inc.

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