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  • Seebeckwerft of Bremerhaven, West Germany, recently received a DM65-million ($38.9-million) order from the Railship Group to build a 10,000-dwt rail/freight ferry. She is the third ferry of this type to be ordered by Railship from Seebeckwerft over the last few years.

    The vessel, the Railship III, which is expected to be delivered in February 1990, will be powered by two Wartsila Diesel 9R46 engines rated at 8,145 kw at 450 rpm and will have two auxiliary 4R32 Wartsila diesel engines which produce 1,620 kw.

    The ferry will be about 622 feet long, with a molded breadth of 71 feet and service draft of 19 feet. She will be equipped with about 2,000 meters of rail track on three decks and will be of similar design as Railship II, which was built by Seebeckwerft and delivered in 1984 to the Railship Group. The lower decks of the vessel will be designed for carriage of dangerous cargoes.

    The ferry will be used for service between Travemunde, West Germany, and Hanko, Finland.

    For free literature on the shipbuilding, converting and repairing services of Seebeckwerft, Circle 115 on Reader Service Card

  • GHH was completed for a Gdansk customer in 1877. The Dock is still in service today, though it has been moved to Howaldtswerke- Deutsche Werft AG in West Germany. Contract price of the new dock is about $20 million. It will have an overall length of 800.5 feet, length over keel blocks of 771 feet, inside widt

  • The executive board of Hapag- Lloyd AG, Hamburg, West Germany, recently announced that Hans D. Druegg, president and chief executive officer of Hapag- Lloyd (America) Inc., will assume an executive position in Hapag-Lloyd's European marketing and sales organization. He will be succeeded in his prese

  • on the European continent and the United Kingdom. The agreement licenses the company also to manufacture and market Microphor marine equipment in West Germany. Ken J. Bassham, European area general manager for Microphor, Inc., and Horst Werner, sales manager for Thyssen, have been named managing directors

  • Jurgen Manske has been appointed owner's representative for Hapag-Lloyd's U.S. Gulf Service, replacing Peter Zehler, who has returned to West Germany for reassignment with the steamship line. Based in New Orleans, Mr. Manske will be responsible for agency coordination for the entire Gulf

  • The multipurpose cargo vessel Nordland (hull no. 179) contracted by Nordland Schiffahrtsges. mbH of Dorpen, West Germany, was recently christened and launched at ceremonies held at Jansen Werft's Leer yard in West Germany. The sponsor of the vessel was Miss Tiina Valve, daughter of Veijo Valve,

  • complete nuclear powerplants. The consortium is currently supplying on a turnkey basis the 1,200-megawatt nuclear powerplant at Mulheim-Karlich, West Germany, scheduled for completion in 1980. This plant is being built for Rheinisch-Westfalisches Elektrizitatswerk AG. This consortium also holds letters of

  • A $5-million contract for a marine gas turbine propulsion system designed to speed a new Finnlines passenger ship between Helsinki, Finland, and West Germany in half the time it now takes, has been awarded t o Turbo Power & Marine Systems, Farmington, Conn., a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation

  • manager, respectively, for American Heavy Lift Shipping Company (AHL), a jointly owned venture of Gulf Oil Corporation and Hansa Lines of Bremen, West Germany. In addition to his AHL responsibilities, Mr. Wyman, who joined Gulf in January 1977, will continue as general manager-marine transportation

  • Honeywell-ELAC of Kiel, West Germany has appointed Manfred Reimann as consultant for the North American market. He will be responsible for increasing the presence of the company in the U.S. and Canada. Honeywell-ELAC of Kiel, West Germany has appointed Manfred Reimann as consultant for the North

  • for six engines to be delivered to both Blohm & Voss shipbuilders in Hamburg, West Germany, and Howaldtswerke- Deutsche Werft shipyard in Kiel, West Germany, beginning in 1988. Ship deliveries to Portugal will take place over the next two to three years. These ships will be the first MEKO-type frigates

  • be built by CCM Sulzer of Mantes, France, for its large cross- Channel, passenger/vehicle ferries. Ordered from Schichau Unterweser AG in West Germany, the two new vessels will each have three 14- cylinder engines having a combined output of 31,500 bhp at 510 rpm. Each engine will drive a controllab

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