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Split-Hull Hopper Dredge Launched At Avondale Yard

Avondale Shipyards recently launched the Eagle I, one of the largest split-hull hopper dredges in the world, for Eagle Dredging Corporation of New Orleans. The unique vessel is being constructed at a cost of more than $30 million, according to J.

 

Lingaas Named Senior VP For Cruise Operations At Holland America Line

Capt. Arvid Lingaas has been appointed senior vice president for cruise operations for Holland America Line. The announcement was made by Kirk Lanterman, president and chief operating officer of the Seattle-based cruise and travel company. Captain

Size Matters

The bunker industry is changing. Bunker buyers want bigger stems, broader choice of grades, more delivery locations, higher standards, additional services, and consistency. Port authorities also want consistency, along with no pollution, more monitoring,

Largest U.S.-Built Hopper Dredge Launched At Avondale Shipyards

The largest hopper dredge ever built in the United States — the Stuyvesant — was launched at Avondale S h i p y a r d s recently. The oceangoing dredge is owned by Stuyvesant Dredging Co., a partnership formed by the subsidiaries of Zapata Corp.

Keeping Machinery Spaces Safe

Fire in the engineroom is one of the largest causes of ship casualties around the world, a fact highlighted in a recent Salvage Association annual review. Finland's Marioff Oy — a well-regarded supplier of fire suppression systems — now offers

Growing Cruise Market: 10 Million Passengers By The Year 2000

A recently published report forecasts that the world cruise ship industry could more than double by the year 2000 to more than 10 million passengers per year. The report, "The World Cruise Ship Industry in the 1990s," published by Economist Intelligence Unit,

Nuclear Merchant Ship Environmental Impact Analysis Published

"Environmental Impact Analysis (EIA) of the Nuclear Merchant Ship Program — Addendum," a report released by the Maritime Administration, extends the 1975 "Environmental Impact Analysis" which MarAd published, to cover a containership, a bulk cargo vessel,

Kvaerner Conducts Sea Trials; Docks Out New Cruise Vessels

Carnival Spirit, which is currently under construction at Kvaerner Masa- Yards' Helsinki shipyard for Carnival Cruise Lines, underwent sea trials in the Gulf of Finland during the second week of January. The sea trials, which encompassed close to 100 different tests,

 
 
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