maritime

11,000-Ton Drilling Rig Towed 15,000 Miles

A 280 by 150-foot offshore drilling rig arrived in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Coatzalcoalcos, Mexico, June 27, completing a 15,000-mile trip from Nihama, Japan, in some 77 days, according to G.A. Watkins, acting managing director of Global Transport Organisation,

 

Incat Launches Its Own New "Milenium"

The latest catamaran to pierce the waves from Incat Tasmania is Milenium, which was delivered to Transmediterranea for operation in the Mediterranean. Launched this past April from Incat's Coverdales shipbuilding facility at Hobart's Prince of Wales Bay, the 315 ft.

Three Hulls = One Ship

The U.K. Ministry of Defense (MOD) has been studying the use of the trimaran hullform for its Future Surface Combatant. As part of its research and risk reduction process an ocean going demonstrator Research Vessel (RV) Triton was procured by QinetiQ, the former U.

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

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,

NAVY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

A Major Business Opportunity For Manufacturers, Technology And Engineering Firms International Maritime Associates (IMA) hs just issued a new report examining future business opportunities in the $9.5-billion Navy research and development program.

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

 
 
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