The 68,082-dwt bulk carrier Century Hope was delivered recently at the Tamano Works of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company, Ltd. to the Kowin Shipping Company of Hong Kong. The bulker has an overall length of 730.68 feet, molded beam of 105.
South Korea is the latest nation to land an order for the building of the ship type known as the pure car/ truck carrier (PC/TC). Daewoo Shipbuilding, one of Korea's newest and most versatile yards, has entered the growing car carrier building market with an order for construction of two 5,
The Port of Portland, Ore., is gearing up for the coming turn-of-the-century by which time it is anticipated that the volume of general cargo in the port will triple. The Port Commission recently accepted a master development plan devised by a 30- member Citizens Advisory Task Force.
Before Holland-based Clearwater Group's newbuild MT Coralwater, a 5,300-dwt chemical tanker, entered service in July of 1998, the vessel's cargo tanks were coated with MarineLine, the Siloxirane polymer-based anti-corrosion system developed and manufactured by Advanced Polymer Sciences, Inc.
Luminous Technologies Ltd. has, after 12 years of research, developed an optically active additive (OAA) that when introduced into an existing coating formulation enables easier inspection during application and through life of the coating — without
Stelmar Shipping Ltd. has taken delivery of the Rubymar, a new 69,697 dwt Panamax tanker from the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Company Ltd. of South Korea. The Rubymar has entered into a previously announced 24-month time charter with
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) has released a report which examines the financial assistance programs administered by the six major nations to their shipping and shipbuilding industries. The study, which covers the period 1971-75, details
Zigler Shipyard, a division of Lee-Vac, Ltd., recently launched an 80,000-barrel barge, the LMT Pelican, constructed for Louisiana Marine T r a n s p o r t of Chelsea, Mass. The barge, the second of its kind to be constructed by the Jennings, La.
The development of a standardized general cargo ship to help meet the future requirements of the U.S. merchant marine would yield substantial benefits to ship operators, shipbuilders and the Government, according to a study released recently by the Maritime Administration.
Major conversion work on a 13,000-dwt general cargo vessel carried out a t the Gotaverken shipyard in Goteborg, West Sweden, has resulted in the ship's transformation into a sheep carrier able to carry some 32,000 live sheep. The converted vessel,