The Nicor Sailor (ex-Acadian Sailor) is now one of the largest-capacity supply boats in the Gulf of Mexico. This Nicor Marine vessel (shown above), which suffered an on-board fire in the Gulf in April 1984, has been completely rebuilt for a new assignment—to
From an address recently presented to The Annual Meeting of the Propeller Club of the United States Our inland and coastal barge industry is too little understood, indeed it is largely invisible and we have only to look into the mirror to discover who is to blame for that.
—Literature Available— Machinery selection for a cruise ship is a demanding task. Compared with other ship types, there are many unique requirements for cruise ship machineries. Passenger demand must be given the highest priority when selecting machinery concepts.
To remain competitive in the world of shipping, vessel operators must keep their port time for loading and unloading operations to a minimum. Fast, reliable, and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, and cargo access equipment— all invaluable
A newly named docking tugboat, described by its owners as the most powerful such craft in the port of New Orleans, has been commissioned by E.N. Bisso and Son, Inc., tug operators and marine contractors. The M/V J.A. Bisso II, formerly the Evelyn Edwards,
Wilson Walton International Ltd. of Stockton-on-Tees, U.K., signed an agreement with BV Materiaal Metingen of Holland to sell the company's range of testing services in the U.K. for ships and offshore structures. Under the terms of the agreement,
*Editor's Note: Mr. Cain is chairman of the board of Nautilus Submarines of America, Inc., a Fort Pierce, Fla.-based company specializing in the manufacture, development, and marketing of tourist passenger submarines. The firm is currently considering
Valves, valve actuators, and other accessories are vital components in any ship's piping systems for cargo, fuel, ballast, steam, seawater, and many other applications. Valve manufacturers offer a wide variety of valve types, variations, and materials,
The American Waterways Operators (AWO) is the only association representing the national interests of the domestic inland and coastal tug and barge industry. Reflecting its national character, AWO's 300- plus member companies are located along the banks of all major U.
Diesel Engine Manufacturers Continue To Improve The Fuel Efficiency Of Their Engines Though the recent failure of the OPEC nations to agree on limiting crude oil production may eventually result in lowering fuel costs somewhat, fuel expenses