Acomarin and Hermasa Enter Agreement

Friday, March 01, 2002
ACOMARIN Engineering, Ltd. has entered into an agreement with HERMASA Navegacao da Amazonia S.A. of Brazil to supply them with three new Articulated Tug and Barge (ATB) Coupling Systems plus two additional socket plates for barges only. One set of the ATB Coupling System will be for retrofitting the tug “Aquarius” and the barge “Mir” designed after S.S.P.A. towing tank test. The other two sets plus the barge socket plates are for new construction. Tug Hull No. 1613 and 1614 and Barge Hull No. 1610, 1611, 1612, and 1615 will be built by ERIN Shipyards (ERIN- Estaleiros Rio Negro, Ltda.) in Manaus, Brazil. INTEROCEAN Engineering and Ship Management Ltda. of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil designed these new tugs and barges with ABS class certification. ERIN Shipyard will also do the installation of the ATB Coupling System. ERIN Shipyard has agreed to sign a letter of Intent (LOI) for two more complete ATB Coupling Systems for another client in Brazil.

People & Company News

Rickmers Holding, E.R. Capital Drop Merger Plan

Rickmers Holding AG and E.R. Capital Holding have jointly decided not to pursue the merger of their ship management activities.   For many years the companies

MN100: Conrad Shipyard

The Company: Conrad Shipyard was established in 1948 and is headquartered in Morgan City, Louisiana. The company designs, builds and overhauls tugboats, ferries,

Why Maritime Museums Matter

With today’s focus on digital technology, mobile apps, enhanced reality and the overall digital landscape, the maritime industry often gets overshadowed, leaving some to ask,

Bulk Carrier Trends

Weak Freight Rates push Grindrod to H1 loss

Africa's biggest shipping group Grindrod reported a first-half loss on Thursday, pressured by low global growth and declining dry bulk shipping rates but it expects

Fednav Welcomes Innovative Ballast System at Indiana Port

Fednav Limited, the largest international bulk shipowner in Canada, welcomed to the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, the Federal Caribou, one of seven new oceangoing

Essar’s Vizag Port Terminal Boost Third Party Business

Post the taking over of Vishakhapatnam Port Trust’s (VPT's) Iron Ore Handling Complex (OHC) on a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis for a period of 30 years in May’ 15,

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0713 sec (14 req/sec)