New "Ax-Bow" To Increase Ships' Efficiency

Considerable effort, particularly following the oil embargo of the 1970s, has been placed on reducing the fuel oil consumption of ships, a task readily handled by a series of improvements in hull shapes, the fitting of energy savings devices, and


Big Car Carrier 'Glorious Ace' Completed By Hitachi Zosen

The 17,743-dwt (metric) pure car carrier Glorious Ace (shown above) was delivered to her joint owners, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and Baba-Daiko Steamship Company, Ltd., both of Japan, recently. Capable of carrying a total of 5,688 cars of various types,

Dubai Dry Dock Begins Operations

A & P Appledore International Limited has been appointed as managers for The Dubai Dry Dock Company, one of the world's largest ship repair complexes. Dubai Dry Dock received many inquiries during the weeks preceding the opening of the yard, last month.

Kawasaki Kobe Works Delivers World's First BORO Liner

The world's first BORO liner, the Bellman, built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries Kobe Works, has been delivered to the Swedish owner, Scandinavian Motorships AB of Stockholm. The vessel is called a BORO liner because it can transport at the same time

Stolt-Nielsen Ship Management Moves To Panama City, Fla.

Stolt-Nielsen Inc. has completed the move of its Ship Management Department from Greenwich, Conn., to Panama City, Fla. The company, a market leader in the worldwide parcel tanker trade, made the move to secure long term overhead cost savings

The Will for Business

new chapter in Hyundai Heavy Industries' development of its position among the top echelon of producers of gas tanker tonnage is set to unfold with the anticipated delivery before the end of 2004 of the yard's first membranetype LNG carrier. Building

N.C.S. Of Cairo, Egypt Appoints Pouch Terminal

A.T. Pouch Jr., president of Pouch Terminal, Inc., has announced its appointment as sales representative in the United States and Europe for the International Office for Navigation, Commerce, and Supply of Cairo, Egypt (N.C.S.). N.C.S., as the Egyptian firm is known,

Gerald Carson Joins APL As North America Director Of Operations

Gerald R. Carson has joined American President Lines (APL) as a director of operations, North America, according to Lorenz P. Robinson, vice president for the North America area. Mr. Carson is responsible for the overall coordination and control of

Ship Design Paper Attracts Wide Interest

A paper on direct calculation methods in ship structural design presented by Lloyd's Register of Shipping at a recent international shipbuilding symposium, "Preparing for the Eighties," organized at Newcastle upon Tyne northeast England by Kongsberg Vapenfabrikk of Norway,

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