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.
At a recent meeting of the Eastern U.S.A. Branch of The Institute of Marine Engineers, Mikael Ugander, manager, Mineral Oil Division, Alfa-Laval, Inc. presented a paper titled The Treatment and Cleaning of Modern Low-Grade Heavy Fuel Oils. The
Nichols Bros. Boat Builders of Whidbey Island (Freeland), Wash., recently completed the 85-foot catamaran Catamarin (shown above) for Harbor Carriers of San Francisco, a subsidiary of Crowley Maritime. The 30-knot, 400-passenger vessel will operate
Northrop Grumman Corporation, leader of the DD(X) Gold Team, and Raytheon company, received positive news last month when the General Accounting Office (GAO), decided that an appropriate evaluation process was used when the U.S. Navy selected the Gold
Cunard's 30-knot cruise liner Queen Mary 2 is testament both to the business verve and the technological resourcefulness of the maritime industries. The circumspect approach to every facet of the project underscores the preoccupation with issues of longterm structural integrity,
Philadelphia-headquartered SPD Technologies recently announced a joint venture agreement with Daeyang Electric Co., Ltd., of Pusan, South Korea, to provide Mil- Spec circuit breakers and switchgear for the Korean naval industry. SPD, one the world's
Pursuant to Elliott Manufacturing Company's expansion in the remote valve operator business, the company is releasing its new "Remote Valve Operators" catalog for engineers, designers, and manufacturers involved in the design, specification and purchasing of ship parts and systems.
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. last month delivered the latest in a line of innovative vessels — and the first of Bollinger's new 220 'super shelf series. Ms. Sara Jane is the first of two new 207 x 53 x 19-ft. (63 x 16.1 x 5.7 m) supply boats to MNM Boats,
D. John Nichols, president of Mississippi Marine Corp., Greenville, Miss., has announced the appointment of R. Monroe Barrett and Hugh Smith Jr. to executive posts in the firm. Mr. Barrett recently joined Mississippi Marine as manager of marketing and repair operations, while Mr.
Washburn & Doughty Shipyard of East Boothbay, Maine is preparing to launch Tracy Moran, the fourth in a series of six Z-Drive Tugs under construction for the Moran Towing Corporation of Greenwich, Conn. Tracy Moran will join its sisterships in Norfolk, Va.