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,
Founded by a group of marine engineers in 1991, Marine Software, Ltd. was established with the goal of providing the industry with simple, easy-to-use software. By virtue of the founder's experience, it was sure that the company had a clear insight
The maritime industry now views the future with greater confidence than it has done for many years. The shipping and shipbuilding sectors are now making a slow but steady recovery. For the first time in many years, the number of orders for the construction of new vessels has risen,
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,
The Coast Guard and Navigation Subcommittee of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, chaired by Congressman Billy Tauzin of Louisiana, recently held a hearing on the Coast Guard's proposed regulations concerning vessel inspection
The 6th Lips Propeller Symposium will be held May 14-16, 1986, at the Congress Centre "Koningshof" in Veldhoven, the Nether lands. The theme for the upcoming symposium is "Cost-Effective Propulsion," with notable guest authors giving presentations
Tradex Marine Equipment Co. of Denmark recently announced two new products that are now available: an oil/water analyzer, and an automatic lapping machine. The oil/water analyzer is capable of measuring water content in lubricating oil/bunker fuel as well as crude oil cargoes.
The now-idle Erie Basin-Port Authority Marine Terminal on the Brooklyn waterfront will be returned to maritime use as a marine support services center for tugboats, towboats and barges, Port Authority chairman Richard C. Leone recently announced.
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.
This year marks the 85th anniversary of Baldt Inc. of Chester, Pa., a leading supplier of anchors, chains, related marine hardware, and mooring release systems. The company evolved over the years from a manufacturer of chain and anchors, whose