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New Dimension for Hapag-Lloyd

Although long in the vanguard of containership technology, Germany's Hapag-Lloyd did not feel compelled to join the early rush towards vessels of wider-than-Panamax gauge. Once the prudent Hamburg company decided to embrace the concept, however,

 

UFRJ Wins Student Design Competition

A team from the Naval and Ocean Engineering Department at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) has won the first International Student Offshore Design Competition sponsored by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the Ocean,

Hugh F. Munroe Elected President Morris Guralnick Assoc

Hugh F. Munroe has been elected president and chief executive officer of Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., according to an announcement made by the firm. Morris Guralnick, founder of the 31-year-old San Francisco, Calif.- based firm of naval architects and marine engineers,

A Quality Blend Rolls-Royce

A recent clutch of 'Rolls-Royce' shipboard equipment and technology contracts in Norway arising out of specialized, capital-intensive newbuild projects testified to the U.K. group's march into the commercial marine domain. For sure, the emergence

NASSCO Elects Evans Vice Pres.-Engineering

At its recent board of directors meeting, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., elected Kenneth Evans as vice president-engineering. This promotion reflects his increased responsibilities as head of the growing engineering capability.

BSC Lays Keel For Bulk Barge

The keel for Hull 729 was laid recently at Bay Shipbuilding Corporation (BSC), Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The oceangoing bulk cargo barge is being built for Universal American Barge Corporation, Greenwich, Conn. This will be the first vessel built for Universal American by BSC.

NorseMerchant Ferries Plans Service Upgrade

NorseMerchant Ferries is to upgrade its Heysham — Belfast service to three sailings per day in each direction with effect from March 1. 2004. This increase in sailing frequency closely follows the restructuring of the company, which was completed in December,

Fiberline Offers GRP For Use In Hostile Environs

Danish Company Fiberline Composites A/S has a long history in the production of gratings, stairs, railings and load-carrying constructions in GRP (glass reinforced fiber). The materials have been incorporated in a number of references throughout the maritime realm,

Custom Thruster Solutions Help Save Time, Money

Brunvoll AS of Norway reports that demand for its new custom-built thrusters is running high. The company has a long history of building thruster units of all types for a wide range of vessels, from cruise ships to offshore ships and cable layers.

SNAME's Great Lakes And Rivers Section Meets At Universty Of Michigan

The centennial observance of the founding of the naval architecture and marine engineering programs at the University of Michigan was linked with the recently held fall meeting of the Great Lakes and Great Rivers section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

 
 
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