T-Torque Drive System, Inc. recently announced that its drive system is now available to all boat builders and high-speed enthusiasts. This system was originally developed for the Tempest 44-foot high-speed diesel-powered craft and later modified to accommodate any size vessel.
Newport News Shipbuilding of Newport News, Va., made history recently when it successfully lifted an 890-metric-ton assembly onto the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 70), under construction at the shipyard. The assembly, weighing as much as 630 standard size American automobiles,
Scheduled to be held November 11 - 15, 2001 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Ga., SSPC 2001 (The Society for Protective Coatings) is the conference and exhibition for the protective coatings industry. While the marine business is not the solitary focus of the event,
Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., announced the delivery of the 150-foot by 35- foot Star of Chicago to Star Line Corporation of East Lansing, Mich. The Star of Chicago is a Bay Queen style dinner boat with a passenger capacity of 600 and seating for 450 in two dining rooms.
Norwegian Cruise Line canceled the weekly sailing of its ship Norway on May 29 because of leaks in the fire sprinkler system, thwarting Caribbean vacation plans for more than 2,000 passengers stuck in Miami. The Norway had been scheduled to leave
A recently published report, "High Solid Systems for Industrial Maintenance and Repair: Technical and Economic Analysis," adds support as to why Amerlock 400 has so quickly established itself as one of the world's leading M&R coatings. Amerlock
Albacore Research's (ARL) ShipConstructor software was named design software-of-choice under the Second-Tier Shipyard Design Enhancement Program, which was granted funding under the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) Advanced Shipbuilding Enterprise initiative.
Delaval Turbine Inc., Oakland, Calif., has won a $20-million contract to supply marine engines to a new U.S. dry bulk cargo fleet, Delaval Division vice president and general manager Douglas H. Martini announced. Delaval's Engine and Compressor Division of Oakland,
Charles F. Lehman has been elected a vice president of American Commercial Barge Line Company, according to an announcement made at ACBL's general offices in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Mr. Lehman previously served as director of public affairs for the barge line,
NASSCO has received a contract from the U.S. Navy for continuous maintenance of the DD-963 and CG-47 ships homeported in San Diego. The contract, which includes the initial year and four one-year options, is valued at approximately $68 million.