Crystal Cruises' parent company, NYK, signed a contract on December 12, 2000 with French shipyard Chantiers de l'Atlantique for the construction of a new luxury ship. The contract signing comes just five weeks after the formal Letter of Intent and establishes a June 2003 delivery date,
Matt Nichols, president of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc., and George Duclos, president of the Duclos Corporation that operates Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, have announced an agreement under which the two companies will share the task of building large,
Knutsen-owned vessel reportedly first diesel-electric-propelled shuttle tanker to be built and delivered Aunique diesel-electric-propelled shuttle tanker, being built for Norwegian ship owner Knutsen, was recently floated out at Astilleros Espanoles' Puerto Real yard.
Alan E. Hanson has been appointed manager of Bird-Johnson Company's Parts Department. In this capacity, he will supervise and coordinate all production and related customer service activities for KaMeWa controllablepitch propeller and thruster spare parts.
Holland America Line, a unit of Carnival Corp. has signed an agreement with Fincantieri Cantieri Navali S.p.A. to build two new 84,000-ton vessels expected to enter service in the fall of 2002 and summer of 2003. The contract also options Holland America
The Maritime Administration has commissioned a study to determine whether wind-powered ships could compete effectively with conventionally powered merchant ships, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Samuel B. Nemirow announced recently. MarAd, an agency of the U.
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MARITIME REPORTER/ Engineering News recently announced it has purchased new and larger world headquarters offices in New York City. The new location will house the executive, editorial and advertising staff responsible for worldwide publishing
The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded to Isotta Fraschini S.p.A. of Milan, Italy, a firm-fixed-price contract for production and support of amagnetic diesel engines to be installed in U.S. Mine Countermeasures (MCM) ships. The initial
Secretary of Commerce Juanita M. Kreps has announced the award of a $28,542,000 contract to Equitable Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La., to construct three breakbulk cargo ships for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc. of New York, N.Y. The Maritime Administration (MarAd), an agency of the U.
Equitable Equipment Company, Inc. was recently awa-rded a second contract to construct an additional 50 LASH barges for Delta Steamship Lines, Inc. The barges will be built at Equitable's New Orleans, La., shipyard. Equitable Equipment Company is