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Dravo Corporation Launches Most Powerful Towboat For Use On World's Inland Waterways

Dravo Corporation recently launched the most powerful towboat ever .built for use on the world's inland waterways. Splashing into the Ohio River on January 31 at the company's Neville Island shipyard near Pittsburgh, Pa., the 10,100-horsepower vessel will

 

Unique Sidewheeler Replica Craft Completed By Offshore Shipbuilding

Offshore Shipbuilding of Palatka, Fla., has delivered the paddlewheel passenger vessel Andrew Fletcher, a replica of the steam-driven sidewheelers that flourished at the turn of the century. The new vessel, however, is powered by two Detroit Diesel engines

HM Bark Endeavor: Cook's "Vessel" Brought Into 21st Century

In 1768 British-born explorer Lt. James Cook and his crew set sail on the HM Bark Endeavour on one of the most significant maritime voyages ever. After observing the transit of Venus across the sun in the Pacific, they headed southwest to New Zealand,

Onboard-Napa Power Yields Fuel Savings

Onboard-NAPA Power is a state-ofthe- art optimization tool for ship operation, developed by Onboard-Napa Ltd. The latest version of Onboard-NAPA Power features automatic ship-to-shore reporting of fuel consumption and fuel inventory with Web-browser-based viewing.

Radio Holland

Radio Holland Group presents several 'breaking' novelties in maritime electronics at Europort 2003, as usual in an eyecatching major stand presentation (Stand No. 01.1077, Europahall RAI). In co-operation with Furuno (Japan), Radio Holland will

Matson Will Convert Trailership To Combination Containership-RO/RO

Matson Navigation Company of San Francisco has announced plans to convert its 700-foot trailership Matsonia to a combination lift-on/ lift-off containership and roll-on/ roll-off cargo carrier, and enlarge the vessel to provide nearly three times her present capacity.

 
 
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