Thursday, December 16, 1999 Maritime News

Japanese Foreign Order Down 29%

Dec 16, 1999

Japanese shipyards received foreign orders for 23 vessels totaling 687,650 grt in November, down 28.9 percent from a year before, the Japan Ship Exporters' Association said.

Carnival To Allow NCL Bid To Expire

Dec 16, 1999

Carnival Corp. plans to allow its tender to buy Norwegian line NCL Holding to expire on the December 22 deadline without making any adjustments. Carnival had bid 30 crowns per share for NCL,

Alstom To Build P&O Cruise Ships

Dec 16, 1999

Alstom won an order from P&O for two 1,000 cabin, 88,000 ton cruise ships. Although a price was not given for the deal, based on the current price range for cruise

Hvide Marine Emerges From Chapter 11

Dec 16, 1999

Hvide Marine Incorporated has completed its exit financing arrangements and that its Plan of Reorganization has become effective, thereby marking the company's formal emergence from Chapter 11,

Offshore Spending Set To Soar

Dec 16, 1999

A recent report from Lehman Brothers found that global offshore drilling budgets are set to grow more than 10 percent in the coming year. The survey, which utilized the opinion of 320 oil companies,

FirstWave Granted Contract By Blessey Marine

Dec 16, 1999

FirstWave/Newpark Shipbuilding was awarded a contract by Blessey Marine Services of Hanrahan, La. for the construction of a 30,000-bbl capacity double-hulled tank barge.

Kvichak Awarded Pilot Boat Project

Dec 16, 1999

Kvichak Marine Industries has been granted the contract to build a 72 ft. (22 m) all-aluminum pilot boat for the Columbia River Bar Pilots Association of Astoria, Ore.

Waller To Design World's Largest

Dec 16, 1999

Houston based marine design company Waller Marine has been contracted to design the world's largest single power barge. The 220 MW barge mounted power plant utilizes a combined cycle technology,

Electric Boat Receives Modification Contract

Dec 16, 1999

General Dynamics Electric Boat signed a contract modification with the Navy to modify Jimmy Carter, the third and final Seawolf-class submarine. The modification,

GENSHIP Wins Repair Bid

Dec 16, 1999

The General Ship Corporation (GENSHIP), Baltimore, Md., has been awarded the bid to drydock and repair the United States Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) Survey Boat Shuman.

SeaArk Promotes McClendon To V.P.

Dec 16, 1999

Robin McClendon, former marketing director for SeaArk Marine and SeaArk Boats has been promoted to vice president of marketing and communications for both companies.

Maersk Sealand Ready For Operation

Dec 16, 1999

Per obtainment of required approvals, A.P. Møller-Maersk Line has taken over the International Liner business of Sea-Land Service. Since the purchase contract was signed in July 1999,

Mackay Attains Raytheon's Field Service Locations

Dec 16, 1999

Mackay Communications, provider of communications and electronics equipment and services for the maritime industry has acquired Raytheon Marine Company's seven U.

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