The U.S. barge and towing industry has established an excellent reputation for being responsive to the needs of America's shippers and consumers. It is fuelefficient, cost-effective and highly productive. With these qualities, it is no wonder
International Trade Fair And Conferences Gothenburg, Sweden—February 25-March 1 Offshore Goteborg '85, Sweden's third offshore exhibition and conference, will be held February 25 to March 1 in the Swedish Trade Fair Foundation's Exhibition and Congress Centre at Gothenburg.
In part two of a two-part series, William G. Schubert, the new U.S. Maritime Administrator (MarAd), speaks with H. Clayton Cook, Jr. about the current standing and future direction of maritime activities in the United States. Cook: I'd like to pick up where we left off last time.
Two hydraulic service cranes have been supplied by HIAB-FOCO of Sweden to Norway's Gullfaks oilfield project in the North Sea. The cranes, both HIAB 180 Sea Crane units, were specially designed for use on tanker loading facilities in the North Sea.
In December 1996 the IMO adopted amendments to the SOLAS Convention that affect fire safety measures aboard ships. The amendments encompass a new International Code for the Application of Fire Test Procedures, which has been made mandatory on or after July 1.
The City of Seward, Alaska, broke ground recently for the state's largest marine-oriented industrial development. "The Fourth of July Industrial Park, located across the head of Resurrection Bay from this picturesque community of 3,000 will be the site of a $60- million dock,
Hovermarine Transport Limited, the Southampton, Englandbased manufacturers of the HM.2 Mark III Hoverferry, has announced the first sale of their 65-passenger craft in Japan. Hovermarine decided more than two years ago to mount an extensive marketing effort in the Far East,
The Danish shipyard Burmeister & Wain recently delivered the 84,000-dwt product tanker Petrobulk Mars, the first ship in the world to be equipped with a oneman operated bridge. The vessel is classified by Det norske Veritas with the new class registration
Harbridge House has been contacted by the Maritime Administration to perform what may be one of the most far-reaching studies ever of the liner segment of the U.S. merchant fleet. The study will explore the berth line operators in, basically, three possible economic settings: 1.