In a widely expected announcement, late last month Matson Navigation Company, Inc. signed a contract with Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard Inc. (KPSI) for two new containerships worth a cumulative $220 million. The 2,600-TEU diesel-powered vessels
International Trade Fair And Conferences Gothenburg, Sweden—February 25-March 1 Offshore Goteborg '85, Sweden's third offshore exhibition and conference, will be held February 25 to March 1 in the Swedish Trade Fair Foundation's Exhibition and Congress Centre at Gothenburg.
Faster, more efficient cargo handling reduces costs and increases profit opportunities for all vessel owners—inland, coastal and deepdraft. To satisfy the changing needs of these cost-conscious customers, manufacturers of deck machinery and cargo
The Southeastern New England Shipbuilding Corporation (SENESCO) has capped years of progress and strong growth with a change in name and investment in the future. The company formally changed its name to Senesco Marine, and to prove that the metamorphosis is much more than skin-deep,
Bills legalizing gambling on U.S. passenger vessels and giving ocean freight consolidators more flexibility in fulfilling bonding requirements were recently sent by the House to the President's desk. It also approved and sent to the Senate a bill
J.Y. Clarke, president of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association (CSSRA), recently announced that CSSRA will now be known as the Canadian Maritime Industries Association (CMIA). Eligibility requirements to join have been expanded to include ocean industries,
Fetterolf Corporation of Skippack, Pa., has acquired the Stacey Value product line, and is currently manufacturing and marketing Stacey® Line Blinds on a worldwide basis. J.W. Williams, president of Fetterolf Corporation, stated in an interview: "Up until now,
Contractor sea trials of submarines built by General Dynamics' Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn., will be supported by Raytheon Company's research vessel Sub Sig II under terms of a charter signed recently by the two firms. The vessel, owned
Lister Chain & Forge Inc., a recently incorporated U.S. company, associated with 78-year-old Canadian chain-making and steel forging concern Lister Bolt & Chain, Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., recently announced it would commence the manufacture of ship anchor chain in the U.
Richard F. Andino has been appointed vice president and general manager of Crowley Maritime Corporation's International Division, San Francisco, Calif., according to a recent announcement by Leo L. Collar, CMC executive vice president. The appointment