American Club Triples Tonnage In Five Years

By tripling the ship tonnage it provides with mutual protection and indemnity insurance over the past five years, The American Club has served up a "jolting reminder to all that American enterprise can successfully compete in the international market place.



Eighth Presentation Of This High-Quality Exhibition Is Booked To Capacity Indications are that this year's Nor-Shipping Exhibition, to be held as usual at the Sjolyst Centre in Oslo, will attract great interest. All available exhibition space had been booked six months in advance,

Dubai Dry Dock Begins Operations

A & P Appledore International Limited has been appointed as managers for The Dubai Dry Dock Company, one of the world's largest ship repair complexes. Dubai Dry Dock received many inquiries during the weeks preceding the opening of the yard, last month.

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

Castle & Cooke, Inc. Plans Purchase Of Seven Ships

D.J. Kirchhoff, president and chief executive officer of Castle & Cooke, Inc., has announced that an agreement in principle has been reached with a Honolulubased conglomerate and European interests in which seven refrigerated cargo vessels and other properties will be acquired by the U.

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.

The Will for Business

new chapter in Hyundai Heavy Industries' development of its position among the top echelon of producers of gas tanker tonnage is set to unfold with the anticipated delivery before the end of 2004 of the yard's first membranetype LNG carrier. Building

Rauma-Repola Deck Machinery And Aquamaster Propulsion Join Forces In New Company

Hollming Ltd. and Rauma-Repola Oy, two Finnish marine companies, have joined forces to make the best use of their trade names. In the future, the production of Aquamaster propulsion units and Rauma-Repola winches will take place under the same roof.

Nauticast AG

Following the company strategy to expand its global business, Nauticast's SOLAS Class A AlS-Transponder was recently granted two further regional approvals: The USCG/FCC-approval for the North-American market and the CCS-approval for the emerging market of the Federal Republic of China.

83 Vessel $3.4-Billion Program Planned By Japanese Shippers

Japan's six largest shipping companies plan to invest more than $3.4 billion in construction of 83 new cargo vessels during the next three years, according to the Japan development Bank (JDB). The construction will consist mainly of carriers of non-oil energy resources,

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