Nippon Kokan Awarded Contract To Build Ferry For European Consortium

Nippon Kokan (NKK) recently received a contract from a Dutch/U.K. company to build a passenger/cargo ferry, the first such European order for the Japanese yard. The keel for the 1,250-passenger, roll-on/roll-off vessel will be laid at NKK's Tsurumi Works in the spring of 1986.


I.T.C. Holland Engineers Its Third Double Rig Dry Transport On The Sibig Venture

I.T.C. Holland B.V., Haarlem, Holland, the Netherlands, recently contracted the dry transport of two Rowan rigs from Seward, Alaska to Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Rowan Middletown was loaded aboard the Sibig Venture in Seward, Alaska. The vessel then proceeded to Long Beach,


Stavanger, Norway August 21—24 The sixth Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition will be held August 21-24 at the Siddis Centre in Stavanger, Norway, one of the world's leading centers of offshore activity. Currently scheduled at two-year intervals,

Latest Europort Exhibition A "Resounding Success"

Europort 83, the 21st International Maritime Exhibition that was held recently at the RAI International Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, was a resounding success in all respects, according to the organizer. At the close of the exhibition, many

BV Proposes 12,500-TEU Mega Containership

Bureau Veritas (BV), working with Knud E. Hansen, BV has developed a 12,500-teu containership design, it says will provide economies of scale and harness innovative technical solutions to providing more capacity. "There are nearly 15 major terminals which

New Paint Factory For Sigma In Amsterdam

Sigma Coatings BV has announced plans to build a new paint factory and technological center in Amsterdam. The factory will be situated on a 32.5-acre site in the industrial harbor area on the west side of the city. Sigma has an option to expand onto another 30 acres.

MarAd Approves Title XI Guarantee For Eagle Dredge

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Samuel B. Nemirow has approved in principle an a p p l i c a t i o n by E a g l e Dredging Corporation, Suite 3700, One Shell Square, New Orleans, La., for a Title XI guarantee to aid

B&W Product Tanker 'Petrobulk Mars' Is First Ship Ever To Be Equipped With One-Man Operated Bridge

The Danish shipyard Burmeister & Wain recently delivered the 84,000-dwt product tanker Petrobulk Mars, the first ship in the world to be equipped with a oneman operated bridge. The vessel is classified by Det norske Veritas with the new class registration


ANSCHUETZ Circle 6 1 on Reader Service Card Anschuetz & Co. GmbH of Kiel- Wik, West Germany, designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of navigation products, including gyrocompasses, autopilots, and steering controls that have been installed on more than 9,

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