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First Kelvin-Powered Shrimp Boat Built In U.S.

Rockport Yacht & Supply Company, Inc. of Rockport, Texas, has delivered the Gulf King 12 to the Gulf King Shrimp Company of Aransas Pass, Texas. The newest addition to a fleet of 50 shrimp boats, the 75-footlong by 20-foot-wide by 10-footdeep vessel has a fuel capacity of 12,

 

Gotaverken Delivers Third Tanker For Iraq

The state-owned Iraqui National Oil Company has recently taken delivery of a 155,200-dwt tanker built at Gotaverken Arendal. The ship, which shortly before the delivery was given the name Hittin, is number three of four ships of the same type and size being built by Gotaverken for INOC.

Freeport Shipbuilding Begins Construction On Trend-Setting Carambat Megayacht/Houseboat

Megayacht style and luxury have come to houseboats with the construction start of the Webb Tide II, a 124-foot, all-aluminum houseboat/ yacht designed by David Carambat Marine Design, Covington, La. The trend-setting boat is now under construction at Freeport Shipbuilding, Freeport, Fla.

Opportunities Plentiful

In considering activities in the U.S. maritime industry for the short and long term, it is unwise to start the conversation without a mention of the patrol and defense needs of the country in the mounting effort to secure nearly 95,000 miles of coastline.

MARINE LUBRICANTS MEETING THE DEMANDS OF NEW AND UPGRADED DIESELS

The trend toward upgrading output and efficiency of marine diesel engines, as well as improving their ability to burn heavy residual fuels with high sulfur content, has placed increasing demands on the petroleum industry to improve their products.

Halmatic To Supply RIBs For Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Halmatic, one of the leading U.K. commercial and military boatbuilders, has announced a contract to supply four Pacific 32 wheelhouse rigid inflatable boats, three Arctic 22 rigid inflatable boats and one RTK Marine 29-ft. (9-m) Logistic Support

GE Marine Engines' Gas Turbines To Be Used On Princess Newbuilds

GE Marine Engines will install LM2500+ aeroderivative gas turbines in Combined Diesel And Gas (CODAG) turbine configurations on four Grand Princess-class cruise ships currently on order from Princess Cruises. One LM2500+ gas turbine will be used

Application For Use Of Foreign-Flag Vessels By U.S. Operator Receives Close Attention By Both MarAd And Congress

The responses to an October application filed with the Maritime Administration (MarAd) by Lykes Bros. Steamship Company have generally not been supportive. Lykes, one of the largest subsidized U.S.- flag liner shipping companies, is seeking permission to replace U.

Mississippi Marine Rebuilds Fire-Damaged Towboat Lillian G

The badly fire-damaged M/V Lillian G has been completely repaired and extensively modified at Mississippi Marine Towboat Corporation's shipyard in Greenville, Miss. According to John Nichols, president of Mississippi Marine, the 1,700-hp, 90-foot by 30-foot by 10-foot Lillian G,

Boosting Deepsea RoRo Capacity

A major new stage in the reorientation of the Wilh Wilhelmsen fleet has been implemented with the January 2004 arrival in China of the first of five Mark 1 deep-sea, combined RoRo container (ConRo) vessels for reconstruction. Five ships of the Tourcoing class,

 
 
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