Tuesday, August 24, 1999 Maritime News

New Warming Device Chosen for Crowley Tugs

Aug 24, 1999

Crowley Maritime is sending the second of its big new 10,192 hp Prince William Sound class tanker escort tugs, Tan'erliq, north to Alaska this month. It will be

Overseas Shipholding Completes Financing

Aug 24, 1999

Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. has reportedly completed a $170 million financing related to its U.S. flag Alaskan tanker fleet. The financing represents a securitization

Strong Man Pulls Cruise Ship

Aug 24, 1999

John Wooten, a 51-year-old Boston man, who bills himself as the world's strongest man, reportedly moved a 16,000-ton cruise ship by pulling it on a rope from a dock while the ship was in the water.

Carnival Says It Is Not In Talks With P&O

Aug 24, 1999

Carnival Corp. officials said the company is not currently in talks with rival cruise operator P&O, whose shares rose yesterday amid talk of a buyout bid from Carnival.

Cruise Liner Collides With Cargo Ship

Aug 24, 1999

Three passengers were injured when Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Dream collided with a cargo ship in the English Channel early this morning. Officials said the container ship,

Hyundai Heavy Gets $110 M order

Aug 24, 1999

South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries has reportedly won a $110 million order from France's Total to build an undersea pipeline in Iran. Hyundai officials said the order was won on a turnkey basis,

Interest Declining In Offshore Acreage Leases

Aug 24, 1999

Preliminary results of the latest government sale of offshore oil and natural gas exploration acreage leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico show a decline in oil company interest in the properties,

Astromaritima Navegação To Upgrade OSV's

Aug 24, 1999

Astromaritima Navegação, known as the largest Brazilian offshore vessels' owner and operator, plans to upgrade three of its 180 ft. (54.8 m) OSV's for an approximate cost of $4.

BIW And Energy Research Corp. Form Partnership

Aug 24, 1999

The Advanced Technology Division of Bath Iron Works (BIW) and the Energy Research Corporation (ERC) have partnered to develop an advanced carbonate-based fuel cell

Not Dead in the Water

Aug 24, 1999

While Z-Drive can still be considered a "revolutionary" design trait of today's tugboats, engineers aren't resting on their laurels. New technical standards being


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