operators

Pumping Ballast for Ocean-Going Barges

In Seattle, Wash., two of the largest barge companies in the world use Bibo pumps from ITT's Flygt unit and axial flow pumps from ITT's Goulds Pump unit to pump ballast water for trim and balance of oceangoing barges as they load and unload their cargo of commodities.

 

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,

Keel Laid At Jeffboat Yard For Paddlewheeler 'General Jackson'

With an assist from Grand Ole Opry star Minnie Pearl, the keel has been laid for the General Jackson, a 274-foot paddlewheel showboat being built for Opryland USA Inc. of Nashville by Jeffboat, Inc. in Jeffersonville, Ind. Miss Pearl joined a Nashville delegation that included U.

Canadian Offshore Resources Exposition

Halifax, Nova Scotia—October 1-3 This year's Fifth Annual Canadian Offshore Resources Exposition and Conference (CORE) is again scheduled for Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 1-3. The exposition will be held at the Port of Halifax Ocean Terminals

GERMAN MARINE INDUSTRY IN THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

ANSCHUETZ Circle 6 1 on Reader Service Card Anschuetz & Co. GmbH of Kiel- Wik, West Germany, designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of navigation products, including gyrocompasses, autopilots, and steering controls that have been installed on more than 9,

Tradiant Melding The Best Of Tech And Transport

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

New Viking Videos Teach Lifesaving Techniques To Vessel Crews

In an emergency at sea, familiarity with the lifesaving equipment aboard could mean the difference between disaster and a successful rescue. Several new videotapes to train crews in the proper use of marine lifesaving equipment are now available to operators of commercial vessels.

MMS Brochures Detail Cost-Cutting Ship And Shore Management Systems

Marine Management Systems (MMS), a leader in providing computerized management information systems for the shipping industry, is offering a free set of brochures describing these systems, as well as various services offered by the company. "MMS—An Overview,

Ames And O'Donnell Named Regional Directors For Maritime Administration

Maritime Administrator H.E. Shear has announced the appointment of Alpha H. Ames Jr. as director of the MarAd Great Lakes Region and Francis J. O'Donnell as director of the Eastern Region. Each has been serving in an acting capacity. Mr. Ames succeeds George Ryan,

Containership Volume To Slow

The giant containerships, which act as a floating conveyor-belt for international trade, are struggling to maintain volumes in the face of global slow down, shipping analysts said. Analysts said it was the container carrying behemoths on the trans-Pacific trades

 
 
offshore supply vessel oil tankers onboard operations operator operators opportunities order organization outboard engines pacific