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DECK MACHINERY/ CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT

—A Review— Faster turnaround in port means increased profits for all vessel operators. To meet that need, designers and manufacturers of cargo handling equipment and access and stowage systems continue to improve their products and to introduce new,

 

ALL INDICATORS POINT TO DRAMATIC INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR BARGE CAPACITY

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

Bethlehem Steel Subsidiaries Name Collins And Coulahan

Two New York City office appointments in the water transportation subsidiary companies of Bethlehem Steel Corporation were announced by Steven M. Moodie, vice p r e s i d e n t , water transportation services. George W. Collins was named assistant

U.S. Market: Foundation for the Future

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.

Kings Point Reports Its Scholars Program 'Progressing Well'

After two years of operation, the Kings Point Scholars Program, which offers outstanding seniors at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., the opportunity to research a subject of current interest to the maritime industry,

Salvors Forge Their Way into the Future

Maritime Reporter solicited the opinions of two of the leading marine salvage companies to discover trends and challenges facing marine operators in the near future. The 2003 National Maritime Salvage Conference, sponsored by American Salvage Association (ASA),

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Manufacturers and suppliers of marine coatings and other corrosion- prevention measures continue to improve their products and services. In the important area of reducing fuel consumption, a new generation of self-polishing, antifouling hull coatings,

Study Finds No Causal Link Between Crew Size And Maritime Safety

A two-year study of the effect of crew sizes on maritime safety, recently completed by the Marine Board of the National Research Council, was unable to identify a causal link between manning levels and safety. The study was commissioned by the U.

NDTA New York Chapter Elects Captain Fritzke

Capt. Herman E. Fritzke, Commander of the Atlantic Area Military Sealift Command based in Bayonne, N.J., has been elected president of the New York Chapter, National Defense Transportation Association, for the coming year. He succeeds Conrad H.

AMERICA'S SEAPORTS The Dynamics Of Change

For more than three centuries, America's seaports have been centers of population, trade, and vibrant economic activity. Within the past three years, the U.S. seaport industry has emerged from the throes of recession, and today, in many respects,

 
 
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