General Dynamics Corporation has announced that P. Takis Veliotis has been named general manager of its Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn., the company's largest operating component. Gorden E. MacDonald, who has been serving as acting general manager at Electric Boat,
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.
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,
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.
Another major oil company, Amoco, has signed contracts to equip ships in its fleet with computerized engine monitoring and control systems from Megasystems, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. The orders were placed through Kevin Patrick Smith's Suppliers Marine & Industrial, Inc.
The Stanwick merchant ship maintenance system will be installed on four of the largest ships in the world, according to Robert Apple, president of The Stanwick Company Division of The Stanwick C o r p o r a t i o n , Washington, D.C. Exxon International
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
David Eggert has been named sales and operations coordinator for Cleveland Tankers, Inc., according to a recent announcement by Robert B. Keifer, Ashland Petroleum Company vice president of marine/ surface transportation and facilities. Mr. Eggert's
According to the Institute of London Underwriters (ILU) merchant ship casualty has shown a deterioration during the first six months of the year, continuing the downward trend from the first quarter. Statistics from ILU applying to ships of 500 gt and more show that in the first six months,
Stolt-Nielsen Inc. has completed the move of its Ship Management Department from Greenwich, Conn., to Panama City, Fla. The company, a market leader in the worldwide parcel tanker trade, made the move to secure long term overhead cost savings