West India

  • The Bellinger Shipyards, a division of Jacksonville Shipyards, Inc., recently delivered the M/V Inagua Island to West India Shipping Company, Inc. of West Palm Beach, Fla.

    The heavy-lift, roll-on/roll-off, landing vessel is 267 feet by 60 feet by 16 feet, with a deadweight of 2,226 long tons. Propulsion power is supplied by three D 398 Caterpillar diesels of 850 shp each for a speed of 13 knots.

    The design by Rudolph F.

    Matzer and Associates, Inc. of Jacksonville, Fla., features a bow visor and ramp, a stern ramp and bow thruster. Classed by Bureau Veritas, the vessel will join the West India Line fleet, which specializes in handling large, heavy equipment on a worldwide basis. The unique design and capabilities of these vessels have also been utilized in North Sea pipelaying operations.

    The Bellinger Yard, a subsidiary of the Fruehauf Corporation, is currently constructing another vessel for West India, which will be 320 feet by 70 feet by 20 feet.

    Projected for delivery in December, the vessel will be the largest ever built at the Bellinger facilities.

    The Bellinger Shipyards, 13911 Atlantic Boulevard, Jacksonville, Fla. 32225, also operates extensive repair facilities for all types of vessels up to 500 feet in length. Three floating drydocks are available, the largest of which provides a lifting capacity of 2,800 tons and a clear width of 57 feet. The yard is located eight miles from sea on the Intracoastal Waterway.

  • Sound. It is the largest vessel of its kind to ever be drydocked in Houma, La. This shoal draft vessel is one of a fleet of 15 which is owned by the West India Shipping Company, Inc., based in West Palm Beach, Fla. The ABS-classed vessel has a distinctive bow visor which opens to allow loading or unloading

  • in the ice trade, and was truly a pioneer of the tug-barge combination. The vessel was bought from Cornell Towing in 1912 and formed the West India Trading Co. as a joint venture. It was decided to employ the vessel to tow a massive barge loaded with molasses between Cuba and New Orleans,

  • up ship lift facilities, secured encouraging results including Chowgules’ shipyard at Jaigarh, Dempos’ and Goa Shipyards in Goa and Karwar, all based on the West coast of India.”     The past decade saw the birth of only two major ship yards, the Pipavav in Gujarat, Western India, and that of Larsen & Toubro

  • India Ltd. The M/V Santorini, a RO/RO car/passenger ferry, was converted to a full passenger-class vessel for service between Cochin on the West Coast of India and Lakshadweep Islands, a distance of about 200 nautical miles. Major conversion work involved the construction of a new deck in the

  • will begin cooperation immediately, it was announced by company executives. The merger will give Kvaerner worldwide coverage with companies in West Germany, France, U.K., Holland, Singapore, Australia, Brazil, and the U.S., as well as Finland, Sweden, and Norway. The new c o m p a n y will

  • . Shipping Ltd., which maintains regular chemical tanker service from the U.S. North Atlantic and Gulf ports to Venezuela, Colombia, the Caribbean, the west coast of South America, and Central America. Mr. Barron brings to this position 13 years of experience in marine transportation, the most recent

  • dramatically increased its ability to service all commercial marine Pielstick and Fairbanks Morse engines. Strategically located on both the East and West Coasts, and in New Orleans, La., Fairbanks Morse offers 24-hour response to the needs of marine operators in any U.S. port. Ships from many countries

  • & Development Center, manufacturing plants in Ohio, overseas plants and sales offices in Canada, Denmark, England, France, India, Italy, Japan and West Germany, and an international network of independent distributor and sales and service affiliates. Mr. Powers's most recent position was vice president

  • that Colombo is in an ideal location, situated at the intersection of sea lanes to the east from the Mediterranean, the Gulf, east coast of Africa, west coast of the Indian subcontinent and the sea lanes to the west from the Bay of Bengal, Australia and the Far East. The shipyard is located inside

  • anchor handlers, tugs, support crafts, cranes and hook up accommodation barges, highly skilled and qualified salvage personnel, offices in both the East and West coasts of India, U.K., Dubai and Malaysia, warehouses, repair facilities, salvage an diving equipment, for example. As a result GOL Salvage is ideally

  • Svitzer claims to be better placed than most salvors operating in the country?      “There are not many Indian salvors to take care of the prospects that exist here, so I feel all global salvors need to come into India.” said Bas Wiebe, Regional Manager of Svitzer Salvage Asia Pte Ltd., who have plans to

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    needs. In 1887 the Schoellhorn- has a 150-tonne safe working load (SWL) Albrecht building was located on the capacity and features an advanced rope west bank of the Mississippi River. It monitoring and management system that began by providing steamboat engines maximizes rope lifespan and provides

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    cations, conventional solutions are more do it with 100 percent ef? ciency. In a tow with a Z-drive in a distance, call it, we went out to the West Coast for the appropriate. way, when you turn a rudder at a 10 or say, “stopping distance,” is dramatically Z-drive simulation training, so we’re

  • MR Nov-19#32  U.S.  Tidewater’s activity in West Africa  The tide may be)
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    new projects. “ below its overall measure- at 72%. between anchor handlers and platform though less dramatic upticks in the U.S. Tidewater’s activity in West Africa The tide may be turning, with the supply boats. Gulf and in West African waters). encompassed 50 units (more than the statistics beginning

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  • MP Q3-19#37  LNG Facility located in West Jacksonville. The 
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    Station is routinely flled via truck from Eagle company for a series of specialized private equity funds. EMG LNG’s Maxville LNG Facility located in West Jacksonville. The focuses on investing across various facets of the global natural re- Maxville LNG Facility has another 1 million LNG-gallons of source

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    INSIGHTS THE ETHANE ERA EMERGES By Aditya Aggarwal he prospect of abundant and cheap ethane from U.S. shale and Naphtha (the alternative) remains at present levels, demand drilling is behind a surge in the number of projects investi- is expected to continue to quickly rise. T gating marine transport

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    the world’s carbon footprint, and, at the same time, not nearly enough credit for what it does right. Nowhere is that more evident than out on the U.S. West Coast, where the nation’s two biggest container ports compete – and cooperate – when it comes to commerce and the environment. The Golden State has

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    be installed with the Damen “Goes Solar” its Dutch yards, collectively deliver- panels is Damen Shipyards Gorinchem ing almost 12 MW of clean electricity West. It will be followed by Damen While much of the focus is on ship-based technology, per year. “At Damen, we always take a Dredging Equipment Nijkerk

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    T THOUGHT LEADERSHIP CLASSIFICATION How Should Classi? cation Evolve to meet the needs of a modern maritime industry? By Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Arun Sharma is Execu- tive Chairman of the In- dian Register of Shipping (IRClass) and Chairman of IACS. Courtesy

  • MR Oct-19#52  of Robert Allan Ltd. and other West Coast 
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    the the widespread use of welding and mass production the skills required to design and build wooden vessels fertile minds of Robert Allan Ltd. and other West Coast It wasn’t until 1938 that Robert Allan actually designed his ? rst rivetted steel vessel, the well-known yacht Fifer, that didn’t have its

  • MR Oct-19#33  Authority, now deriv- U.S. West Coast.  
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    from the Gulf of Mexico to the 1.2 million TEUs inbound to the U.S. professor Jean-Paul Rodrigue) as a link Panama Canal Authority, now deriv- U.S. West Coast. to swing back to West Coast discharge, for trans-shipping containers between ing a large proportion of its toll revenues Any look at history

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    after (which began in late 2015); these move shipping, has the potential to bring about facilities had already come online, with discharging on the U.S. West Coast and on Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), a backslide in the East Coast’s traf- additional LNG trains to follow. U.S. moving towards Caribbean

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    ? rm Moffaft & Nichol has made the case that in- creased fuel costs due to IMO2020 could prompt 1.2 mil- lion TEUs inbound to the U.S. to swing back to West Coast discharge, with shorter transit times from Asian ports. The inaugural LNG transit of the new and improved Pan- ama Canal came courtesy of

  • MR Oct-19#29  including Grace Line,  sailing westwards. Five days later,)
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    but long to be the ? rst ship through the widened canal, fort at Canal expansion, in the early 1940s, gone, U.S. carriers including Grace Line, sailing westwards. Five days later, in the op- with dredging actually begun on a third set of Great White Fleet, Farrell Lines (also with posite direction and

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  • MN Sep-19#56  DSC Dredge, LLC sponsors the West- lic Administration from)
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    Dredging Summit his undergraduate and Master’s de- Lefeber has a Master’s Degree in Pub- grees from Stevens Institute of Tech- DSC Dredge, LLC sponsors the West- lic Administration from Seattle Uni- nology. Don succeeds Tim Glinatsis, ern Dredging Association (WEDA) versity and an undergraduate degree Vice

  • MN Sep-19#48  US Gulf, Middle 
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    VesselValue, 36 per cent of OSV’s were laid up at the start of this year, with similar per- centages out of action in the US Gulf, Middle Chasing East, West Africa and North West Europe. This represents a sizeable portion of the global OSV ? eet sitting idle or in dry dock. Many of these vessels have

  • MN Sep-19#32  words, the 
one were to venture west toward the historic Stokes)
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    vessels for both ful waterfront park. Just down the road from that park, if commercial and government operators. In other words, the one were to venture west toward the historic Stokes Land- perfect venue for workboat newbuilding and repairs. ing made memorable by William Bartram in his 18th Cen- The customers

  • MN Sep-19#16  work, but 
the North Sea and West Africa regions into the)
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    Carib- mercial jobs? bean area, as well as offshore oil vessels transiting from Yes, back in the day, we did a lot of Navy work, but the North Sea and West Africa regions into the US Gulf. These projects are brought to us through our worldwide when the Navy left Charleston, so did our largest customer

  • MN Oct-19#40  for insurance provider West of England P&I, 
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    percent of EU re- Cybersecurity is integral to both designs. Chris South, senior ported marine accidents (injury/death/ underwriter for insurance provider West of England P&I, damage to ships) took place in port ar- states that four factors are driving maritime cybersecurity: eas and 44 percent of workboat

  • MN Mar-19#38  
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    . allow the Port to take on its own switching duties, with big operational benefts. Another new rail yard, on the Port’s Burns Harbor: take the Train west side, will have capacity for 90 rail cars on US Steel’s The Burns Harbor DOT grant, awarded in 2017, was 57-acre parcel. All told, Burns Harbor rail

  • MN Mar-19#12  or 
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    the planning phase. North American shale producers siphon more natural gas Fully 68% of the total is foreign direct investment or from vast reserves in West Texas and elsewhere. includes a foreign partner. Project types include new The U.S. is now expected to add 27.9 million ton of facilities and capacity