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U.S. Market: Foundation for the Future

In part two of a two-part series, William G. Schubert, the new U.S. Maritime Administrator (MarAd), speaks with H. Clayton Cook, Jr. about the current standing and future direction of maritime activities in the United States. Cook: I'd like to pick up where we left off last time.

 

M.A.N.-B&W Turbochargers Reduce Fuel Consumption

—Literature Available During the past year, the Polish engine manufacturer ZGODA tested an NA 34/T M.A.N.-B&W high-efficiency turbocharger on the test bed of a 6 ZL 40 engine. After successful tests, an identical engine from the four-engine plant

OFFSHORE GOTEBORG 85

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.

Energy Freedom Christened At Bay Shipbuilding Corp.

The Energy Freedom coal barge was christened by officials of New England Electric System during ceremonies at Bay Shipbuilding Corp. in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The Energy Freedom is a deepnotch tug barge built by Bay Shipbuilding Corp. to carry domestic coal

New U.S. Built Coal-Fired Ship To Be Powered By G.E. Steam Turbine

The first coal-fired ship to be built in the United States in modern maritime history will be powered by a General Electric Company 12,000-shp geared marine steam turbine. It is the second order for coalfired propulsion equipment received recently by General Electric (Lynn, Mass.

Marine Safe Electronics Offers Free Literature On 'Fail-Safe' Line

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

Tidewater To Supply 41 Tugs, Barges Under Two Multiyear Contracts

Tidewater Inc., New Orleans, La., recently announced that its marine service division, Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., has signed two multiyear contracts that will place 41 pieces of inland towing equipment in service in West Africa. The first

Thor Dahl Shipping Expands To South Pacific

A/S Thor Dahl Shipping of Sanderjord, Norway has purchased South Pacific InterLine (SPI) from Reederi AB Gotland of Visby, Sweden. Thor Dahl Shipping assigned its San Francisco-based shipping company, South Seas Steamship (SSS), full responsiblity for managing SPI's vessels,

Literature Available On New Marine Products Made From 'Orkot'

Orkot Engineering Plastics, Carlsbad, Calif., is offering free literature on 'Orkot' bearings, bushings, wear pads and other components ideal for marine use. 'Orkot' is a laminated material made by bonding various fabrics with thermosetting resins.

'Rapid Response Team' Formed By ABS To Assist Clients When Vessels Are Damaged

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has implemented a program called the "Rapid Response Team" that provides immediate assistance to shipowners and offshore operators to minimize casualty losses. In the planning stage since late 1988, the Rapid Response

 
 
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