Containership 'Merzario Britannia' Launched At Fincantieri Yard

The RO/RO-containership Merzario Britannia (shown above) was launched recently at the Genova- Sestri Shipyard of Fincantieri-Cantieri Navali'ltaliani S.p.A. The 1,300 TEU, single-screw vessel is the second of two sister ships ordered by Merzario S.


HUDSHIP Enters Export Market With Offshore Supply Vessel

Hudson Shipbuilders, Inc. (HUDSHIP), Pascagoula, Miss., marked its entry into the foreign market with the delivery of the 112-foot offshore supply vessel Grayscout to Gray MacKenzie Company, Ltd., Marine Division, Bahrain. The vessel departed

S/S Resolute Delivered 13 Weeks Ahead Of Schedule

The $43-million highly automated merchant c o n t a i n e r s h ip S S Resolute was delivered to F a r r e l l Lines Incorporated 13 weeks ahead of schedule by Bath Iron Works, a Congoleum Company. The ship's condition was so excellent that it was delivered directly from sea trials,

Seastreak Launches M/V Seastreak New Jersey

Seastreak America Inc. has added another catamaran ferry to its service within the New York City commuter market with the December 10, 2001 launch of M/V Seastreak New Jersey. The 141-ft. (42.9-m), 400 passenger high speed catamaran will provide

$40-Million Containership To Be Built By Samsung

Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. of South Korea has signed a contract with Compagnie Generale Maritime in France for the construction of a 41,000-dwt containership. The vessel, which will cost around $40 million, will be the first

Levingston To Build Rig For Mexican Owner At its Port Arthur Division

Officials of Levingston Shipbuilding Company, Orange, Texas, have announced that its Port Arthur Division, Gulfport Shipbuilding, will construct a Levingstondesigned offshore drilling rig. The Class 111-C jackup drilling vessel will be built for Compania Perforadora of Mexico.

M a r A d Study A v a i l a b le O n D e v e l o p m e n t Of A S t a n d a r d C a r g o Ship

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.

Kawasaki Kobe Works Delivers World's First BORO Liner

The world's first BORO liner, the Bellman, built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries Kobe Works, has been delivered to the Swedish owner, Scandinavian Motorships AB of Stockholm. The vessel is called a BORO liner because it can transport at the same time

Glomar Robert F. Bauer Christened At FELS

Far East Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. (FELS) recently christened the Glomar Robert F Bauer, a 2,500-foot wd drillship. The vessel was christened by Mrs. Dorothy M. Bauer, wife of the former president and founder of Global Marine. The drillship,

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