The Peene-Werft in Wolgast, Germany, has chosen Nupas-Cadmatic software solution as their main CAD/CAE/CAM system. During an implementation project of about two months, the shipyard will implement Nupas-Cadmatic for the complete Hull structure,
"Conversion of Maersk Lines E Class Ships to Maritime Prepositioning Ships (T-AKX)" was the topic of a technical paper presented at a recent dinner meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
Kenneth Wood has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Halifax Industries Limited of Nova Scotia. He succeeds William J. Riley, who is leaving Halifax to become "more involved in offshore and other developmental activities." Mr.
Blancke Marine Services of Sewell, N.J., has signed a contract with Victress Ltd. for the conceptual design of a passenger-freight- RO/RO vessel. The vessel is intended for inter-island use in the Bahamas. The vessel will carry passengers, mail, frozen /refrigerated foodstuffs, and vehicles.
David John Sparkuhl has been named operations manager for Western Cruise Lines, San Pedro, Calif., it was recently announced by Alex Currie, senior vice president and general manager. In addition to being in charge of all technical and mechanical operations of Western's Azure Seas, Mr.
Brunvoll AS of Norway reports that demand for its new custom-built thrusters is running high. The company has a long history of building thruster units of all types for a wide range of vessels, from cruise ships to offshore ships and cable layers.
The Ship Structure Committee has recently published two new reports dealing with structural details and tolerances common to the commercial and naval shipbuilding industry. These reports should be valuable guides to both structural designers and shipyard personnel.
Advanced Marine Enterprises, Inc. (AME), headquartered in Arlington, Va., was recently awarded Navy contracts with a total value of approximately $26.5 million. The Military Sealift Command awarded a one-year contract, with two one-year options, for a total projected value of some $7.
Marine Efficiency Engineering recently announced the opening of its new office at 2208 N.W. Market Street, Suite 210 Ballard Building, Seattle, Wash. The firm provides independent marine engineering consulting, design, and problem-solving for the fishing industry,
MS Carnival Legend was delivered on August 14 to Carnival Corp. at Kvaerner Masa-Yards' Helsinki shipyard. Legend, which is the fourth cruise ship in a series of new Panamax-Max size cruise ships under construction for Carnival Corporation, is