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,
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
Alsthom's ACB unit in Nantes, France, has decided to create a subsidiary in Norway, called ACB Norge A/S, to develop business in the Norwegian offshore market. ACB thus intends to concentrate efforts in Norway on activities for which it already has significant involvement,
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.
ABB Turbo Systems Ltd. of Baden, Switzerland, has published an eight-page, full-color brochure on the VTR..4E range of turbochargers manufactured by the company. BBC turbochargers type VTR have been manufactured since 1944, during which time they
Peter P. Lombard, president of American United Marine Corporation, has been honored for his outstanding contribution to trade relations with Norway and the United States and has been awarded a special export diploma by the Export Council of Norway.
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.
Those searching for tangible effects of a dramatic offshore drawdown need look no further than Friede Goldman Halter. The company, which was riding a crest of business powered by key acquisitions in the mid-90s, saw its plan thwarted when a host
The creation of broad stroke, groundbreaking business deals are traditionally portrayed as being hatched on the golf course, at an exclusive social function or within the confines of a harried boardroom. The creation of Tradiant — which is a new
W. Lael Prock has been named vice president/general manager of Foss Alaska Line (FAL), the Seattle- based subsidiary of Dillingham Corporation's Maritime Group. Previously operations manager for FAL, Mr. Prock has full responsibility for all FAL activities,