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U.S.-FLAG CRUISING: READY TO SAIL?

New Gaming Law First Step In Opening Lucrative Market To U.S. Operators * Editor's Note: The Transportation Institute is a maritime trade association based in the Washington, D. C. area which represents more than 140 U.S.-flag shipping companies

 

Market Forces And Technology Will Shape The Futre Of Shipping

We are living in a time of vigorous world growth and the liberalization and globalization of world trade, and no industry will be more central to this process than shipping. As in the past, our industry will be driven by the requirements of the market and by advancing technology,

Kvaerner Delivers New Flying Cat High-Speed Catamaran To Greece

The first foreign delivery of the new Flying Cat high-speed catamarans from Kvaerner Fjellstrand, a member of Norway's Kvaerner group, has been made to Greek shipowner Ceres Hellenic Shipping & Co. This is the second Flying Cat to be built by Fjellstrand's Omastrand yard south of Bergen.

Rodriquez Cantieri Navali: Fast Company

Rodriquez Cantieri Navali has built a reputation for building fast, sleek ships. Sam Crockford, marketing director, explains how the yard keeps its orderbooks full. Touted in the pages of the trade press, including MR/EN, for more than a decade

WaveMaster Lands Ten Ferry Order

WaveMaster International has won a contract for ten 118 ft. (36 m) high-speed aluminum monohull ferries for delivery to Singapore. With firm contracts for the initial six vessel order already placed, financing has been arranged through Singapore-based Caterpillar Credit Services Asia,

Adsteam To Buy Howard Smith

Australia's Adsteam Marine Ltd. agreed to buy Howard Smith Ltd.'s Australian and U.K. towage businesses for $248 million. Adsteam plans to use a $163 million bank debt facility from National Australia Bank Ltd. to finance the deal which includes

Boeing Awards Six Hydrofoil Contracts Totaling $4,360,000

Boeing Marine Systems, P.O. Box 3707, Seattle, Wash. 98124, has awarded contracts totaling more than $4,360,000 for work in connection with the production of Patrol Hydrofoil Missileships (PHM) for the U.S. Navy. More than 30 major contractors will

Four New Branch Managers Appointed At M. Rosenblatt

Lester Rosenblatt, president and chairman of the board of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., one of the nation's largest independent naval architectural and marine engineering firms, recently announced the appointment of four new branch managers. Amos

ALRC Gets $13-Million Award To Supply Pumps For Boeing-Built Ships

A three-year, $13-million contract has been awarded to the Aerojet Liquid Rocket Company (ALRC) of Sacramento, Calif., by Boeing Marine Systems of Seattle, Wash., to produce waterjet pumps for five Patrol Hydrofoil Missile-carrying ships (PHMs) which Boeing is building for the U.

 
 
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