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Ship Graveyard

Imagine earning $1.25 a day to wade through knee-deep mucky waters on a beach in Bangladesh, to dismantle enormous ships with little more than hand tools. This practice is conducted every day by Bangladeshi laborers who work as ship breakers. These vessels,

 

Teamwork, Creativity And Determination

On May 22, 1944, the Certificate of Incorporation of The American Waterways Operators was filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware. It asserted, among other things, that AWO's purpose was, "To promote harmonious and friendly cooperation among

Marine Machinery Association Reports On Defense Mobilization Base Forum

About 100 attendees at the recent Government Industry Forum on the U.S. Shipbuilding and Repair Defense Mobilization Base received the most comprehensive brief on the current status and future prospects for the marine industry. The significance of the issues discussed,

A New Chapter in Naval Shipbuilding

As a resounding endorsement of its long-term commitment to shipbuilding in the U.K., Vosper Thornycroft (VT) has created a state-of-the-art ship production facility within Portsmouth Naval Base. Having recently attained preliminary operational status through steel cutting on 295-ft.

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),

Maritime Industry Metric Conversion Study Is Available

The Maritime Administration has released a technical report, "Metric Conversion Study for the Maritime Administration," prepared by J.J. Henry Co., Inc., Arlington, Va. The study contains the master plan which J.J. Henry developed for the use

Tax Act Creates 'New Subsidy7 For Railroads

The nation's railroads will receive major profit windfalls in the next few years due to a change of accounting methods allowed them in the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, according to a study conducted by the Chicago law firm of Lord, Bissell & Brook.

E X P O S H I P Riomar85

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 14-19, 1985 Expoship Riomar, the only international maritime exhibition in Latin America and one of four fairs organized by Seatrade, will be held this year on October 14-19 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With the

A Practical Discussion Regarding Compliance

Maritime businesses are increasingly becoming the subject and target of federal criminal investigations. This is due. in part, to the increased emphasis on the enforcement of the criminal provisions of labor, customs and environmental regulatory provisions.

Gulf Fleet To Provide Five Vessels For India's Offshore Operations

Richard M. Currence, president of Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation, New Orleans, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Gulf Fleet Marine Operations, Inc., has been awarded a multi-vessel, oneyear contract by The Oil & Natural Gas Commission, the national energy company of India.

 
 
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