Cunard Line's parent company. Carnival Corporation, has signed a letter of intent with Italian shipyard Fincantieri for the construction of a new 1,968-passenger liner to serve the British market. The ship, which will cost approximately $400 million.
Approximately 38 members attended the recent Delaware Valley Section, American Society of Naval Engineers, meeting held at the Commissioned Officers Club of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. They heard a very interesting report entitled "Innovative Integrated
Levingston Shipbuilding Company recently launched the motor vessel Pride of Texas at its Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 36,000-dwt dry bulk carrier was christened by Mrs. Valerie Nemirow, wife of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Samuel B.
The fact that the actual incidence of oil cargo spills as a percentage of global ship- ments is minuscule can never a r e a s o n any relaxation in the constant vigilance and unerring drive for risk minimization which must be practiced in all fields of tanker shipping.
Evolution is an interesting word. The Dictionary defines it as "an ongoing process of development". While the term is most closely associated with Human development, it also applies equally well to manufacturing and technology. In the Marine Industry,
Grand Bahama Shipyard has received ISO 9001 accreditation from the international certification body, Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd. Mr. Graham Brown, Vice President of Lloyd's Register North America Inc. presented the certificate of approval
—Literature Available The Northern Division of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), headquartered at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, has awarded a $73.7-million contract for the multi-year procurement of 23 portal cranes to Craft Machine Works, Inc.
Despite the combined effects of terrorist attacks and a sour economy that have left the tourism industry in the doldrums, American West Steamboat reported that new construction activities are "full steam ahead," with the initiation of the construction of a second sternwheeler cruise ship,
More than 90 people attended a recent meeting of the Southern New England Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers held at the Submarine Base Officer's Club, Naval Submarine Base, New London/Groton, Conn. Ronald Provencher from Naval Sea