Although long in the vanguard of containership technology, Germany's Hapag-Lloyd did not feel compelled to join the early rush towards vessels of wider-than-Panamax gauge. Once the prudent Hamburg company decided to embrace the concept, however,
John W. Gilbert Associates, Inc. of Boston has received a contract from Sun Transport, Inc. of Claymont, Del., to design an advanced tug/barge unit for carriage of specialty petroleum products between U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports. The 4,600-bhp tug and 95,
Hugh F. Munroe, president and chief executive officer of Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., has announced that Thomas John Ternes has j o i n e d the San Franciscobased firm of naval architecture and marine engineering in the capacity of supervisory
At the February meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the members were treated to an interesting presentation on the design and construction of World War II U.S. Navy capital ships.
Burrard Yarrows Corporation, Victoria, B.C., Canada, was recently awarded a $38-million contract for the conversion and modifications to two more B.C. ferries. The work is similar to but more extensive than that done earlier on the Queen of Vancouver and