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.
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,
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.
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
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,
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
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.
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,
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