Barge operators are often accused of giving the marine fuels industry a bad name. While it is true that there are barging companies with a debatable approach to the business, they are very much in the minority. Worldwide, barge operators are working hard to improve their services and operations.
Jeffboat, Inc., Jeffersonville, Ind., recently announced the keel laying for the M/Y Capt. Neville Levy, a ferry under construction for the Mississippi River Bridge Authority, New Orleans, La. Completion is set for late 1977. The Capt. Neville Levy will carry up to 40 automobiles and 1,
The first heavy lift ships ever built in a U.S. shipyard, the John Henry and the Paul Bunyan, were christened recently at the shipyard of Peterson Builders, Inc. in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. They are owned by American Heavy Lift Shipping Company (AHL),
On Friday, April 30, 2004, the SUNY Maritime College Alumni Association distributed the first scholarship awards of its second century. Founded in 1903, the Alumni Association, a privately funded, volunteer managed, charitable association of graduates
Marine Management Systems, Inc. (MMS) recently announced the formation of an overseas subsidiary, Marine Management Systems (U.K.), Ltd., to provide technical support for its clientele in the United Kingdom and on the Continent. H e a d q u a r t e r e d in Stamford, Conn.
Interesting literature that discusses the minimizing of overall operational costs in the shipping industry by judicious expenditure on maintenance is available without charge from Marine Safe Electronics, Concord, Ontario. Titled "Preventive Maintenance of
Some financing opportunities may represent a huge upside potential involving the fulfillment of lifelong dreams and aspirations. However, high reward potential comes with an inherently large downside risk. Such opportunities are coined "unbankable"
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
Money raised by increasing duty on ships visiting U.S. ports The final piece of a comprehensive, bipartisan initiative authored by Rep. Gerry E. Studds(D-Mass.) to reform and revitalize the U.S. maritime industries was approved by a vote of 294 to 122 by the U.
Shipping industry professionals interested in statistics will welcome a new publication just issued by Fairplay Information Systems (FISYS). Drawn from the extensive FISYS database, "World Shipping Statistics 1990" presents a detailed statistical analysis of world shipping industry,