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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE NOVEMBER 1998 ISSUE
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE DECEMBER 1998 ISSUE
1999 is the due date for all commercial vessels of 300 gt and
more to be fitted with approvedGMDSS (Global Maritime Distress
and Safety System) equipment. So, what's the next deadline shipowners
need to start worrying about? And what will be the next hardware
item mandated aboard ship?
U.S. SHIP REPAIR RESHAPES ITSELF
MAKE SPACE FOR AIS
Special Advertising Feature
IF YOU'VE GOT DEEP POCKETS, YOU'LL LOVE DEEPWATER
HALTER MARINE'S JOHN DANE III
Doug Eklof describes what it's like for a shipowner to face federal criminal charges following an oil spill
Highlights from the October 1998 issue:
A slew of new designs, many from Australia and many designed to minimize wake, are helping boost demand for the new generation of ferries. And in the U.S. ferry construction will get a boost from the newly authorized TEA-21 program.
Taking away a tax break for shipowners didn't bring the treasury a nickel and it certainly didn't create any jobs for seafarers. But it did damage the U.S. shoreside marine industry infrastructure
|Highlights from the September 1998 issue:||
The good news is that two and a half years after its image was seriously dented by the Vulkan fiasco, German shipbuilding has pulled itself back onto its feet remarkably well.All round, significant gains in productivity, cuts in costs and expanded co-operation have given many yards new life and provided the basis for survival.
However, the latest Korean price cuts have wiped out many of the German cost and price gains of the past few years--gains that were bringing German prices closer to competitive world market levels.
|Highlights from the August 1998 issue:||
It was a cruise marketer's worst nightmare. Hours of continuing live television coverage of pillars of smoke billowing from the stern of a sleek white cruise liner, complete with captions flashing "Cruise ship terror" and the like...But, based on preliminary reports, it now looks as though Carnival and the crew of the Ecstasy can commend themselves on handling the July 20, 1998 fire incident in an exemplary way
|Highlights from the July 1998 issue:||
Fast ferries:Pushing up the knots and
reining in the risks
Deck machinery: Mission critical component
of the drive into deeper water
Our ship managers' Round Table discusses the issues involved in recruiting and retaining STCW-qualified officers and crew
Coast Guard battles Millennium Bug. FCC cuts industry a break. MSP for Lykes ships. Marad awards RRF contracts
New cruise port, repair base planned for Costa Rica. Joint venture to manage Alaska trade tankers. Spanish yard is privatized. Tanker from Lindenau. Boxship from Odense.
Coastal & Inland Update
Bay Ship and Yacht restores historic ship. New rescue RIBS
Stolt buys Ceanic. Noble drilling takes a stake in a semi. Davie to build two semis
PLUS: Business Notes; People in the News; Marine Equipment News; U.S. Shipbuilding Contracts; Shipbuilding News; Product Literature ;Marine Buyers' Guide; Industry Calendar; Classified/Employment Advertising; Opinion
|Highlights from the June 1998 Yearbook Issue||
OUTLOOK: Clouds in the crystal ball
Asia's wobbly economy combined with sliding crude oil prices make forecasting marine industry trends even more hazardous than usual
WORLD SHIPPING: Cheap oil fires tanker optimism
... but the Asian flu and an overcooked orderbook weakens prospectsfor the liner. dry and bulk trades
U.S. SHIPBUILDING: Bright prospects ahead
Yards have a $3.24 billion commercial orderbook, though Navy construction remains skimpy compared with historic levels
CRUISE SHIPPING : On track for 6.9 million passengers a year by 2003
As the boom continues, so does the newbuilding ordering
FERRIES: TEA-21 gives ferries a lift
$220 million appropriated for ferries and terminals
GULF OFFSHORE : E&P cools a little
Increased costs and lower oil prices are forcing some reassessment of E&P expenditure, though deepwater activity continues at a high level
BARGE OUTLOOK: Slow ahead
After two strong years, demand for new barges is moderating
Highlights from the May issue
Financing the new generation of offshore rigs and OSV's
Greece: Debunking some shipping myths
Marine maintenance product show case
|Highlights from the April issue||
More red tape or the start of a revolution in shipping safety?
Newport News: Too steep a learning curve ?(editorial)
|Highlights from the March 1998 issue||
Solid underlying demand and production trends are driving the continuing upsurge in U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore activity
|Highlights from the February 1998 issue||Cruising: Still the one shipping market where capacity seems to create demand|