Europe's fledgling offshore wind power industry has produced an order for an entirely new breed of vessel designed to transport and position wind turbines. U.K.- based engineering firm Mayflower Energy has contracted one such vessel from Shanhaiguan
Bayou Black Shipyard, Gibson, La., recently delivered the push boat Delta Christie (shown above) to C.D. Blankenship of New Orleans. The boat is 60 feet long, has a 25-foot beam, and a 9-foot depth midship. The fuel capacity is approximately 16,000 gallons.
Burmeister & Wain Shipyard, Copenhagen, recently delivered Yard No. 883 the M/S Baumare — the third of a series of 17 fuelsaving Panamax bulkcarriers of approximately 64,000 dwt on the yard's order list. The M / S Baumare was delivered to the shipping company Baumare Inc.
On October 15, 2002, Stena Bulk in Gothenburg christened its second CMAX Class crude oil tanker, The Stena Calypso. The christening took place at the quayside in Gothenburg and the vessel's godmother was Rosalind Simmons, wife of His Excellency Peter Simmons,
The culmination of two years of construction, the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer emerged from the Larose, La., shipyard of North American Shipbuilding as the nation's first commercial icebreaking research ship. Able to break ice three feet thick at a speed of three knots,
Gdansk Shiprepair Yard Remontowa has expanded its formidable reputation with the completion of two RoRo to cableship conversions. Located in Poland, the yard took on its premiere job within this niche in December 2000 when it converted the vessel Prerow, followed by Lodbrog in January 2001.
The potential of the sea as a major source of energy as well as the prime route over which huge quantities of fuel are transported makes it particularly appropriate that the theme "Energy Research in the Oceans" has been selected for the first