On June 3, 2002 the 5,970 dwt, 341 x 67 x 16 ft. (104 x 20.5 x 4.9-m) Clipper Cheyenne, sunk alongside the dock at Foynes, Ireland in the waters of the River Shannon, while ballasting to load a floating dredger. The vessel sank in a position alongside and
Trite as it may be, time is money, especially in the high-end cruise market that depends on millions of tourists spending ample sums of cash onboard today's floating cities. A cruise ship out of action can quickly translate to millions in lost revenue,
VideoRay announced that the Cygnus Instruments Mini ROV Thickness Gauge has been specially designed for mounting on the 8-lb. VideoRay Pro ROV. Proven inside the USS Arizona battleship, the gauge is less expensive than the cost of diving excursions
The Navy announced recently that Kings Bay, Ga., has been selected as the location for the construction of the Trident Atlantic Coast Strategic Submarine Base. The announcement culminates detailed studies and analyses of many different base locations and configurations.
— Prospects For The Future — The oil industry had a disappointing year in 1991—the combined profits of the leading 20 oil companies were more than 20 percent belowthe income earned in 1990. Total sales of the oil companies in 1991 fell by more
The president of The American Society' of Naval Engineers (ASNE), Rear Adm. D.H. Jackson, USN, announced that the Society has scheduled its annual national meeting, ASNE Day, for Thursday and Friday, May 2-3, 1974, at the Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.
Conference told shipowners are being given "extraordinarily generous" credit terms for bunkers. The average bunker stem in today's shipping industry is around 700 tons per ship with a current value— at $85 per ton— of some $60,000. On an average fleet size of fourteen ships,
The past decade was a tough one for the Canadian shipbuilding market. It was a decade that produced a decline of both employment and decline of newbuilds, many of which were contracted in the late 1980s still awaiting construction. This unfinished