Salt water is one of the toughest environments when it comes to exposed machinery. Common untreated metals are eroded in a matter of months and expensive equipment can become useless in half that time. One particularly vulnerable part of such
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
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.
Trellclean International, Limited, manufacturers and worldwide operators of the Trellclean underwater hull cleaning service, held a two-day in-depth technical briefing and a live demonstration of their three types of barnacleremoving machines recently in Long Beach, Calif.
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,
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
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.
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.
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
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),