Marine link
 

Bender Shipbuilding Proposal Selected For Maritech Fundin

Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc.'s proposal "Reefer 21, a Small Reefer Ship for Worldwide Training" has been selected for funding under the Maritech program.

As part of the initiative for revitalizing the U.S. commercial shipbuilding industry, the Advanced Research Projects Agency solicited proposals for cost-shared projects under the Maritech Program, in collaboration with the Maritime Administration. "Reefer 21" is a design for a selfsustaining reefer ship with a 200,000-cu.-ft. capacity, capable of accommodating several different kinds of temperature-sensitive cargoes, providing more flexibility than conventionally-designed reefer ships. Bender's proposal was sub- mitted in response to Broad Agency Announcement 95-02 which invited proposals from U.S. shipyards. Among the factors weighed in the competition was the potential significance of the proposal to enhance U.S. commercial shipbuilding competitiveness by developing a ship design for international markets, and reducing ship design and construction time and cost.

Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc. operates a full-service facility in Mobile, Ala., with extensive drydock and fabrication capabilities. For more information on Bender Shipbuilding Circle 133 on Reader Service Card




Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction History

$5 Billion CVN-76 Gains Support
BIW Sale Invites Industry Speculation
Canadian Technology Takes (enter Stage
Chesapeake Shipbuilding Launches New Vessel
Consolidation of Power
Diesel Power
DOT/Industry Partnership Results In $37 Million In Cooperative Agreements
German, U.S. Ties Strengthened Via SMM Partnership
INDIA: Big Plans To Acquire Ships, Aid Shipbuilder
KCS Updates TRIBON
Kockums To Launch New Generation Of Shipbuilding Systems
Kvaerner, Daewoo Calling It Quits In Shipbuilding Businesses
Lake Shore A Military and Commercial Institution Evolves
Lucent Technologies Gets Contract With Chinese Shipbuilder
MarAd News Title XI
McDermott Enters Russian Shipbuilding Venture
McDermott: Blazing A Unique Trail Towards International Business
Navy's Newest Amphibious Assault Ship Commissioned At Ingalls
NEVA '93 The International Shipping Exhibition with Russia and the Republics St. Petersburg, September 14-18
New facility broadens Dutch yard's scope
NNS lays Keel For First Of Nine Double Eagle Product Tankers
Peterson Builders Elects New Chief Executives
Premier Steels Helping Shipyards Cut Casts
Resilience In The Face Of Adversity
Royal Schelde Expands Commercial Work
SCA: OECD Talks Fail On Jones Act, European Export Credit Issues
Set four Clock For 2002: New ASIS report finds that next big push of tanker building to tab place between 2002-2004
TBI: The Debate Rages
USS Inchon Redesignated For N ew Mine W a r f a r e Mission
World Shipbuilding Associations Address Commercial Fleet Safety
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright