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New FSPV Vessel Unveiled

FBM Babcock Marine recently unveiled the FSPV, a vessel under development for three years that the manufacturer describes as "a revolutionary new high speed passenger ferry, which promises to deliver pioneering rough condition seakeeping capability, coupled with speeds of up to 40 knots.

 

Northern New England Section Of ASNE Elects Officers For 1976

The American Society of Naval Engineers' (ASNE) Northern New England Section elected a new slate of officers for 1976 at a recent dinner meeting held at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Officer's Club. Gary Adams was elected chairman, Harold Neville,

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,

Third Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium Attracts Over 500 Engineers And Enthusiasts

Snow and icy streets failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the more than 500 people who recently gathered in Annapolis, Md., at Key Auditorium, St. John's College, for the Third Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium. Papers were limited to only eight this year,

Friede & Goldman Inc. Design Zapata Rigs Building At Avondale

The three new SS-2000 Class semisubmersible offshore drilling rigs being built for Zapata Offshore Company by Avondale Shipyards, Inc., were designed by Friede & Goldman, Inc., naval architects and marine engineers, New Orleans, La. Design of

HSV 2 Swift Delivered to U.S. Navy

The new Catamaran HSV 2 Swift was delivered to the U.S. Navy on August 13, 2003, during a celebration in Hobart, Australia. High ranking U.S. Military officers joined with invited guests to witness the handover of the 321.5-ft. (98-m) Wave Piercing Catamaran HSV 2 Swift, Incat Hull 061.

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.

Advanced Marine Vehicles Conference Issues Call For Papers

Papers are solicited for the Fourth Annual Conference on Advanced Marine Vehicles. This three-day unclassified meeting is sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

Nathan Friedland loins Santa Fe Engineering

Nathan Friedland, well-known naval architect and an instructor in the design of offshore drilling units, has joined Santa Fe Engineering Services as manager of marine design. Mr. Friedland will be in charge of the design and development of offshore

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.

 
 
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