The passenger-vessel damage severity findings suggest that accident passenger-vessel damage cost per vessel gross ton
(where vessels are less than 100 gross tons
in size) is less if the vessel is manned by a licensed operator and larger the vessel; the damage cost is greater if the vessel accident is a fire/explosion (versus a grounding) accident and greater the wind speed at the time of the accident (supporting practioners' concern for the instability of passenger vessels).
Dwarfing this 80 gross ton
sailing ship, is Irish Ferries' 34,000 gross ton
superferry Isle of Inishmore, in No 5 drydock for annual servicing.
Since the beginning of 2013, some 800 vessels totalling more than 9 million gross tons
have joined the ClassNK register.
Orders from Greek shipowners rose eightfold to 1,277,000 gross tons
, while those from U.
After time as an asylum seekers' hostel in Oslo, she was rebuilt by Italian interests as the cruise liner Athena, 16,144 gross tons
, to carry 550 passengers.
The delivery of the 99,300 gross tons
ship with capacity to carry 2,500 passengers, is scheduled during spring 2015, said the STX.
Singapore expects to keep its title as the world's busiest port as the total tonnage of ships which called last year rose to 877 million gross tons
, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said Tuesday.
But South Korean shipbuilders trailed their Japanese rivals, winning orders totaling 10 million gross tons
Although the Portuguese-registered Azores, at 16,144 gross tons
and 550 passengers, is smaller than Discovery (20,186 gross tons
and 700 passengers), she retains an ocean liner look and with classic features missing from modern ships like a walkaround promenade deck.
As per the deal, to be developed ship will have around 4,200 passenger berths and at 163,000 gross tons
will be larger than Norwegian sBreakaway class ships which is presently being developed at the German shipyard.
45 million gross tons
was bigger than the corresponding tally of South Korean shipbuilders.
In the commercial shipping arena, the eTrac SSAS is fully compliant with the new regulations - IMO Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Resolution XI-2/6 and USCG Regulation 2003-14749 - that require every vessel 500 gross tons
or larger that seeks to enter a U.