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.
Hongkong United Dockyards' (HUD) largest ship conversion contract is nearing completion at the company's Tsing Yi Island yard. The $30-million one-year contract, due to be completed in the third quarter of 1982, is for the conversion of an 18,949-dwt bulkcarrier into a sophisticated 9,
Evergreen Marine Corp. of New York has announced the delivery of a new bulk carrier, the launching of another bulk carrier and a containership, and plans to begin a service from the West Coast to the Far East later this year. The announcements were made by Y.
Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA has ordered Thordon COMPAC propeller shaft bearing systems for a new cruise ship (Hull No. 6100) being built for Princess Cruises at the Monfalcone Shipyard in Italy for 2006 delivery. This will be the seventh Princess
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,
Burmeister & Wain Shipyard, Copenhagen, formerly a division of the B&W Group, has now become a limited company in its own right, having a share capital of 80-million Danish kroner and a net capital of 112-miIlion Danish kroner. To supplement this,
The push for a new class of U.S. Navy ships, vessels able to operate in shallow draft, near to shore environments, has taken a step closer to reality. The Navy is currently reviewing plans from half a dozen teams, and is expected next month to
The hopper dredge Manhattan Island, first split hull, self-propelled hopper vessel built in the U.S., completed its sea trials recently, and was awarded certification by the American Bureau of Shipping and the U.S. Coast Guard. Initial trials were held in Lake Pontchartrain, La.
Oil tankers greater than 3,000-gt that are more than 15 years old are targeted in France crackdown The long arm of legislation — international, national and regional — will increasingly dictate the way in which ships are designed, outfitted and operated.
Seven Seas Voyager, the new 50,000-gt cruise ship under construction at T. Mariotti Shipyard in Genoa, Italy for Radisson Seven Seas, will be among the first ships to house the new Dolphin podded propulsion system jointly developed by STN Atlas Marine Electronics and John Crane- Lips.