Bender Completes Riverboat To Operate In Bossier City, La.

Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc. has completed the Queen of the Red, a 295-ft. (90-m) casino riverboat built for Horseshoe Entertainment. The riverboat is now operating on the Red River in Bossier City, La., near Shreveport. The Queen of the


Pods for a rising market

The design and operating benefits conferred by podded electric drives are finding increasing favor throughout the industry, as manifested in the growing application list involving cruise ships. icebreakers, offshore vessels, specialized tankers,

SNAME Players Perform At Pacific Northwest Section's 27th Annual Fall Meeting

The 27th annual fall meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held recently at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. The technical session featured "North to Tuktoyatuk," a panel discussion and audiovisual presentation on the design,

Krupp Completes Two Of Four Pusher Tugs For Nigeria

Krupp Ruhrorter Schiffswerft, Duisberg, West Germany, has completed two of four pusher tugs ordered by the Central Water Transportation Company Ltd., Onitsha, Nigeria. The new tugs, Lau and Baro, were shipped recently from Rotterdam to Nigeria on the deck of an oceangoing vessel.

Cape-Bay Shipbuilders Offer Free Literature On "American Tug-Yacht 38'

Cape-Bay Shipbuilders Corp., Marion Drive, Kingston, Mass., has available an interesting six-page brochure devoted to the standard 38-foot-long vessel that is the company's main product—the American Tug-Yacht 38 (ATY 38), which is also offered in custom, commercial configurations.

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.

Dravo Corporation Names M.B. Meyer And J.J. Burke

M. Bruce Meyer has been appointed regional vice president, Far East, for Dravo International, with responsibility for spearheading and coordinating Dravo Corporation's marketing activities in that area. J.J. Burke, formerly Dravo's regional marketing manager, Far East, will assist Mr.

A Salute To The American Merchant Marine Leadership In World Maritime Safety

U.S.-flag shipping — on the oceans, the Great Lakes and Inland Waterways — has again proven to be an undisputed leader in world maritime safety. This was evident during the Annual Ship Safety Awards Luncheon, sponsored by the American Institute

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