Ships for the Seven Seas : Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism
- Fast ferries take off in Asia. Hawcroft, Sam // Asian Business Review;Dec96, p88
Examines the growth of the ship building industry in Asia from 1991-1996. Number of high-speed ships build by Austal Ships since 1988; Increase in trend towards larger vessels; Transfield Shipbuilding WA's production of heavy patrol boats.
- Tri-hull ship. Carone, A.L.; Freeman, J. // Popular Science;Aug89, Vol. 235 Issue 2, p60
Reports on an extraordinary ship that uses twin outer hulls, a semi-submerged main hull, and active bow planes for unusual stability. The innovative vessel, the brainchild of inventor Calvin Gongwer, could herald a new shape for ocean liners and military ships in the 1990s. INSET: From singing...
- Bremer Vulkan converting to Golar-Nor's design methods. // Offshore;Aug95, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p174
Reports on the floating production conversion projects of Germany-based shipyard chains. Conversion of the Golar-Nor Offshore-designed Petrojarl 1 ship by Bremer Vulkan's Lloyd Werft; Blohm+Voss' agreement with Fred Olsen AS to develop a conversion concept for a tanker.
- Japan's jumbo jet-freighter of the future. Dane, A.; Pope, G. // Popular Mechanics;Dec90, Vol. 167 Issue 12, p15
Reports that Japan's principal shipbuilders have joined forces with government researchers to create a high-speed super freighter that will leave existing cargo ships in its wake. Details on the Techno-Superliner, which is expected to be 330 feet long and carry more than 1000 tons of cargo.
- Waterlogged. // Time;5/14/1951, Vol. 57 Issue 20, p103
The article reports that the U.S. is only the seventh in shipbuilding for the first quarter of 1951 according to Lloyd's Register of Shipping.
- Editorial. Ferić, Miljenko // Brodogradnja;Mar2013, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p3
The author discusses the present shipbuilding situation in Croatia.
- Editorial. Grubišić, Rajko // Brodogradnja;Dec2011, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p341
The author comments on some aspects of the shipbuilding science and education in Croatia, including the 2011 Conference on Marine Technology, held in Rijeka, Croatia.
- Delay in Navy carrier program could hurt local defense firms. Siedsma, Andrea // San Diego Business Journal;04/28/97, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p1
Reports on the effect of the decision of the United States Congress, to reject an early down payment on the last Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier, on the business for some naval shipbuilding suppliers in California. Views of Christopher Lehman, former special assistant to President Ronald...
- Editorial. Grubišić, Rajko // Brodogradnja;Mar2011, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p3
The author expresses disappointment with the catastrophic disunity of the Croatian Shipbuilding community.