It is late in the day and you are anxious to get home. You drive onboard the ferry, park your car and head up to the passenger lounge. As you pass through the door at the top of the stairs, what will you see and experience? That is the challenge in designing ferry interiors.
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,
Kenneth Wood has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Halifax Industries Limited of Nova Scotia. He succeeds William J. Riley, who is leaving Halifax to become "more involved in offshore and other developmental activities." Mr.
Advanced Marine Enterprises, Inc. is a newly established corporation in the Washington, D.C., area, formed by Simon Glatz as president, together with Otto Jons as vice president of engineering, John T. Drewry, vice president of operations, and Jay Dor, director of management sciences.
Newfoundland's Premier Brian Peckford has announced that the National Research Council of Canada has given final approval for the construction in St. John's of a $46.8-million marine research institute that will accelerate the Province's promising offshore oil potential.
Twin Disc recently introduced the line of coaxial in-line models of the NICO MGN Series of marine transmissions covering a range of up to 3,729 kw (5,000 hp). The company has announced an extension of this line to include horizontal and vertical
Advanced Marine Enterprises, Inc. (AME), headquartered in Arlington, Va., was recently awarded Navy contracts with a total value of approximately $26.5 million. The Military Sealift Command awarded a one-year contract, with two one-year options, for a total projected value of some $7.
Design work is beginning at Nickum & Spaulding Associates, Inc., the Seattle-based naval architecture /marine engineering firm, on the Seattle Fire Department's two new 1.6-million-dollar multipurpose harbor service crafts. The recent award culminated a
A new Rule book, "Rules for Building and Classing Steel Floating Dry Docks," has been published by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). The Rules apply to floating dry docks over 61 meters (200 feet) in length, but can be applied, subject to special considerations, to smaller structures.
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.