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BIRKA LINE CRUISE SHIP DELIVERED BY VALMET

Valmet Corporation's Helsinki Shipyard recently delivered its first passenger vessel, the Birka Princess, built for Birka Line Ab of Mariehamn, Finland. The new liner, which replaces the ferry Prinsessan that was built by Wartsila in 1966 and modernized in 1980,

 

Doherty takes the Helm at Maritrans

For the past 75 years, Maritrans has maintained a high level of customer satisfaction due to its constant vigilance regarding safety and performance. In order to instill and maintain these efforts, the company has always been quick to pursue

Is 3-D Product Modeling Practical For Small U.S. Shipyards?

Over the past 30 years, computer-aided ship design and construction has progressed from mainframe computers to PCs, from independent programs to fully integrated programs, and from large shipyards to all sizes of shipyards. More to the point, key

New Cat-Powered Tugboat Ordered As Gdansk Gears Up For Port Growth

A new Caterpillar-powered tugboat ordered by the Port and Maritime Services Co. Ltd. in Gdansk, is set to play a key role in the ambitious expansion plans of the port authority. Improving the facilities available to customers using the port of Gdansk,

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

South Korean Yard Hyundai To Lengthen ACL Containerships —Valued $20 Million

The South Korean yard Hyundai was awarded the contract to lengthen four Atlantic Container Line (ACL) roll-on/roll-off containerships employed on the North Atlantic, it was recently confirmed by ACL. The U.K. shipyard Scott Lithgow is expected to have the contract to stretch a fifth ship,

Four Executive Promotions Announced By Rosenblatt

Lester Rosenblatt, chairman of the board, M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., the worldwide naval architectural and marine engineering firm headquartered in New York, recently announced the appointment of Douglas J. Yuengling to the position of assistant

B&W Yard To Continue Technical Assistance To Samsung Shipbuilding

Burmeister & Wain's division for Know-How and Shipbuilding Services, an integrated part of Burmeister & Wain Shipyard in Copenhagen, has concluded contracts with Samsung Shipbuilding Company, Ltd., Korea. These new c o n t r a c t s follow several years

Campbell Receives Order For Three 'Super Pacific' Tuna Purse Seiners

—Literature Available Campbell Shipyard, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded contracts to construct three more 1,500-toncapacity "Super Pacific" Class tuna purse seiners in addition to two already on order. The 257- by 45- by 26-foot vessels have

 
 
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