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Fares Al Salam Parts The Red Sea

Austal Ships has delivered the 184-ft. (56-m) vehicle/ passenger ferry. Fares Al Salam, to its Saudi owner The Maritime Co. for Navigation and Egyptian ferry operator, El Salam Maritime Co. of Egypt. The vessel arrived in Jeddah in April with a combined crew

 

Offshore Express In $10-Million Expansion- 'Lightning Express1 Delivered By Progressive Shipbuilders

A $10-million expansion program has been announced by Offshore Express, Inc., a Houma, La.- based marine transportation firm. Robert C. Schmidt, vice president and general manager of Offshore Express, said the company has taken delivery of the

MacGregor-Navire Access Gear Ordered For Vehicle Carriers Building In People's Republic

The cargo access equipment for two car/truck carriers to be built at a major shipyard in the People's Republic of China for West German operator Christian F. Ahrenkiel will be Mac- Gregor-Navire designed. Each 3,700-car capacity vessel will be fitted with an extensive access shipset that,

Hitachi Zosen Completes VLCC Sea Prince'

The Sea Prince, a 275,782-dwt tanker, was recently completed at Hitachi Zosen's Ariake Works. The 1,070-foot-long by 185.7-foot-wide very large crude carrier (VLCC) was christened and delivered to the owner, Seatruth Shipping Company S.A. The

DPS: Expanding Options for Many Operators

Paul English, sales and business development manager for Alstom's Marine and Offshore activities, looks back at the company's role in the development of Dynamic Positioning Systems In recent years, dynamic positioning (DP) systems have become

Crisis Management and the Integration of Vessel Tracking Technologies

The implementation of Crisis Management Systems (CMS) designed to respond to situations in ports and waterways, and along our coasts, requires the availability of up-to-date information on the location of resources on-hand and those already deployed.

TBT-Containing Antifouling Paints —The Legislative Position—

In June 1988, the U.S. Senate passed the "Organotin Antifouling Paint Control Act of 1988" that controls the application of TBT antifoulings in the USA, as follows: (1) Bans the application of TBT antifoulings on vessels less that 25 meters (about 82 feet) in length.

Racal's ISES Improves Ship Operating Efficiency

—Literature Available Ship electronic systems covering all aspects of management afloat were presented by Racal to the international shipping community at the Europort Exhibition in Amsterdam. Known as ISES—Integrated Ship Electronics Systems—the

 
 
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