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Cruise Shipping Prospects

Radiance Of The Seas Departs

Building Dock

Following extensive dock trials. Royal

Caribbean's 88,000-gt Radiance of the

Seas departed the covered building dock at Meyer Werft's Papenburg shipyard.

The vessel was then towed to the fitting- out quay for further completion of the interior, precedent to its sea trials, which are scheduled for January.

The first of a four-part vessel series built by Meyer Werft for RCCL, Radi- ance of the Seas measures 962 ft. (293.2 m) with a breadth of 106 ft. (32.2 m).

With its top service speed of more than 24 knots, the vessel can accommodate up to 2,500 passengers in 1,050 cabins; 850 crewmembers.

Propelled via two 20 MW azipods, the vessel is the first of its kind to house a combination gas and steam turbine power package.

The vessel is scheduled for a spring 2001 delivery.

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Main Particulars - Radiance of the Seas

Classification Det Norske Veritas

Length, (o.a.) 962 ft. (293.2 m)

Breadth, (molded) 106 ft. (32.2 m)

Draft 26 ft. (8.1m)

GT 88,000

DWT 8,900 tons

Speed 24 knots

Propulsion Pod drives

Propulsive power 2 x 20,000 kW

Passengers 2,100

Crew 858

Crystal Cruises Finalizes

Letter Of Intent

NYK, Crystal Cruises' parent compa- ny, has signed a Letter of Intent with

Chantiers de 1' Atlantique for the con- struction of a new 68,000-ton, 1,800 passenger cruise ship to be completed in 2003.

The vessel, which is yet to be named, is expected to increase Crystal's capaci- ty by approximately 60 percent. It will boast environmentally safe diesel engines with azimuthing podded propul- sion system for greater maneuverability.

Delta Queen Coastal Voyages

Launches Second Ship

Just five months after the shipyard launch of Delta Queen Coastal Voyages' first vessel, the second ship in the new fleet was christened at Atlantic Marine,

Inc., in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday,

November 17, 2000.

CV Cape Cod Light will debut on August 4, 2001

The 226-passenger coastal vessel will inaugurate nine cruise itineraries featur- ing the Great Lakes, Canadian Maritime

Provinces and U.S. eastern seaboard in 2001.

The CV Cape Cod Light, will debut

Aug. 4, 2001; its sister ship, CV Cape

May Light, will enter service on May 5, 2001.



The major Portuguese Shipbuilder.

ENVC'is technically apt to design, build, convert and repair any kind of ships up to 30.000 DWT, both for civil and military purposes.

Amongst the 200 units delivered, there are barges, tug-boats, ferry-boats, Ming vessels, general cargo and bulk ships, container and cement carriers, tankers,

LPG and chemical product carriers and naval vessels.

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Sasakura developed new generation of

Plate Type Fresh Water Generator.


Capacity range: 3-40t/day

No Front Cover!!

The deletion of front cover provides:- * Easier disassembly and reassembly of

Plate Heat Exchanger. *No corrosion of Frame, Guide bar, End cover and

Bolts & Nuts because they do not contact with seawater. * Minimal installation and maintenance. J

Sasakura provides Water Makers of the Submerged Tube Type, Multiple Effect Type,

Two Stage & Multi Stage FlashType, Reverse Osmosis Type and Vacuum Vapor Compression

Type for various applications.

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Outfitting basing

Bugio mooring quay

North quay 203 x 30 m 127 x 18 m 140 x 30m 120 x 40m

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