Tuesday, December 07, 1999 Maritime News

Daewoo Heavy President Safe For Now

Dec 07, 1999

While many of troubled Daewoo Group’s top executives have been ousted by South Korean creditors who rescued the troubled Daewoo Group from collapse last July, it

Chuan Hup Buys Three Ships

Dec 07, 1999

Shipping company Chuan Hup Holdings Limited bought three vessels for S$5.8 million in cash, boosting its fleet to 146 ships to cater to growing regional demand for shipping.

Storm Damages Odense Crane, Containership

Dec 07, 1999

During a strong storm on December 3 a heavy crane at Lindoe shipyard, Odense, Denmark, fell on to a container vessel, the newbuilding No. 170, in dry-dock. The 91,

Turkey To Close Bosphorus Strait For 12 Hours

Dec 07, 1999

The Turkish government will close the Bosphorus strait to sea traffic for ships over 3,000 tons for 12 hours from 1600 GMT on December 31 to minimize possible effects

Suez Canal To Take Larger Ships

Dec 07, 1999

Improvements to the Suez Canal will allow ships with a draft of up to 62 ft. to use the waterway by the end of next year, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said.

Carnival Settles Sex Suit

Dec 07, 1999

Carnival Cruise Lines has settled before trial a sex-attack lawsuit that forced the big cruise operator to make public an embarrassing accounting of 108 sex-assault charges,

Shipowners Begin Updating Fleets Under Jones Act

Dec 07, 1999

Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE) recently contracted National Steel and Shipbuilding (NASSCO) to build two new RoRo vessels for TOTE’s Alaskan service. The vessels will replace three smaller,

Petrobras 36 Sets World Record

Dec 07, 1999

Petrobras 36, the 31,183 ton Offshore Oil and Gas Platform left Sept-Iles, Quebec for Brazil on November 11. The Floating Production System is recorded as the heaviest

Bore's Norstream Christened At Aker Finnyards

Dec 07, 1999

Aker Finnyards' newbuilding No. 425, the 11,500-dwt RoRo carrier for the Dutch company Bore Stream BV was recently christened Norstream by Ann von Rettig. P&O

Zodiac Aids With New Self-Righting Design

Dec 07, 1999

Zodiac International has developed a new patented, self-righting technique to comply with the updated RoRo ferry liferaft regulations. Formulated by a team of technical engineers,

Zodiac Aids With New Self-Righting Design

Dec 07, 1999

Zodiac International has developed a new patented, self-righting technique to comply with the updated RoRo ferry liferaft regulations. Formulated by a team of technical engineers,

Great Ship - Geco-Eagle

Dec 07, 1999

Signifying the best of an outstanding new crop of seismic vessels, the Norwegian-built wedge-shaped Geco Eagle sports a 121 ft. (37m) wide back deck to store and

Great Ship - CSL Niagara

Dec 07, 1999

M.V. CSL Niagara, which was delivered by Port Weller Dry Docks this past July, is the largest seaway capable vessel on the Great Lakes. The two self-unloader resulting

Great Ship - Maria Desgagnes

Dec 07, 1999

Constructed in China at the Qiu Xin Shipyard in Shanghai, Maria Desgagnes is a state-of-the-art double-hulled, ice class 1A, type 2 oil and chemical tanker, which

Great Ship - SK Supreme

Dec 07, 1999

Samsung Heavy Industries Co. is scheduled to deliver by year's end, the largest size LNG carrier of GTT Mark-III membrane type and is scheduled to deliver two more vessels within 2000.

Great Ship - Golden Nerina

Dec 07, 1999

Ordered by Golden Door Corporation of Liberia, Golden Nerina, a 75,484-dwt bulk carrier was constructed by Hitachi Zosen's Maizuru Works for an August 5 delivery.

Great Ship - Discoverer Enterprise

Dec 07, 1999

Discoverer Enterprise is known as the world's largest, most technologically advanced drillship designed for the reduction of ultra-deepwater well-construction costs

Great Ship - Hanjin Muscat

Dec 07, 1999

Built by Hanjin Heavy Industries for the transportion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) between Oman and Korea, Hanjin Muscat is a 918 ft. (280 m), 68,524-dwt ship using Gaz Tranport's No.

Great Ship - Endeavour

Dec 07, 1999

Though not scheduled for delivery until the summer of 2000, Arco's Endeavour, which is under construction at Litton Avondale Industries in New Orleans, is such

Great Ship - Silver River

Dec 07, 1999

Designed for the economical, international and ecological transport of oil and chemicals, Silver River, constructed by German-based Lindenau was delivered to one


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