- 21st century navies drive up high-tech shipbuilding. // Professional Engineering;5/2/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p59
Reports the adoption of high technology in the shipbuilding industry in Great Britain. Prospect of orders for more warships; Expectations of orders from future attack submarines; Transformation of shipbuilding into a multidisciplinary provider of high technology vehicles.
- Yards Delay Deliveries As Ship Orders Sink. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);7/27/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 30, p6
The article focuses on the delayed deliveries of ocean carriers and shipyards as the orders for large container ships continue to decrease. In these hard economic times, some carriers persuade the shipyards for a two-year delay in delivery while others cancel their orders. Also noted is the...
- Why own? Mangat, Annu // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);7/28/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 30, p17
Reports on an increase in ownership of container ships in the U.S. by foreign investors. Factors behind the emergence of non-carrier ownership; Role of German limited liability companies (KG) in the U.S. shipbuilding industry; Comparison on the purchase of ships by KG and shipping lines.
- Philly Shipyard Starts Another Container Vessel. Webster, Hugh K. // Welding Journal;Jun2004, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p6
Reports on Pennsylvania-based Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard Inc.'s start of production work on a fourth container ship expected to be completed in early 2006.
- A general framework for scheduling equipment and manpower at container terminals. Hartmann, Sönke // OR Spectrum;Feb2004, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p51
In this paper, we propose a general model for various scheduling problems that occur in container terminal logistics. The scheduling model consists of the assignment of jobs to resources and the temporal arrangement of the jobs subject to precedence constraints and sequence-dependent setup...
- What a smasher. // Engineer (00137758);4/8/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7672, p6
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- Heavy metal. // Engineer (00137758);7/17/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 7704, p6
The article features the world's largest container ship Xin Los Angeles owned by China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL). It is operated by China International Ship Management Company, a joint venture between CSCL and Great Britain-based V. Ships. The ship has a certified ballast water management...
- THE WEEK. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);7/26/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 30, p11
Presents news briefs about the maritime industry as of July 26, 2004. Delays caused by a shortage of longshore labor at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California; Ruling of a U.S. federal court that a South Korean shipyard is liable for construction flaws blamed for the loss of the...
- RADAR SCREEN. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);11/15/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 46, p8
Presents news briefs on commercial transportation as of November 15, 2004. Acquisition of the container ship MSC Maglia owned by Mediterranean Shipping Co. by Wal-Mart; Problems faced by inland towing companies in hiring and keeping employees; Factors that influence the failure of shipyards to...