In many industries and businesses, equipment failure or unexpected maintenance does not present a major problem. Standby systems can be brought online quickly, service engineers can repair machinery within a few hours, with spare parts that are readily available,
There is certainly no let-up yet in the containership ordering spree as charter rates scale new heights, carriers continue to report record results. The Howe Robinson Container Charter Index has climbed to a new record of 1588.4. up by just over 252% since its January 2002 low point of 451.
Ogden Corporation has announced the acquisition of two Americanflag oil tankers iby Ogden Marine, Inc., an Ogden Corporation subsidiary. The two vessels, the Penn Champion and the Penn .Challenger, acquired through purchasing the stock of Penn Tanker Company from U.
Owners, brokers and charterers must know before fixing if the tanker is suitable for the ports concerned. Is the draft satisfactory? Any other restrictions regarding maximum length, beam or otherwise? And not least: what about reception facilities
Frank J. Murphy, president of American Trading Transportation Company, Inc. of New York, N.Y., has announced the signing of a contract with National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, for the construction of a series of up to six 50,000-dwt
Owners, brokers and charterers must know before fixing if the tanker is suitable for the ports concerned throughout the world. Is the draft satisfactory? Any other restrictions regarding maximum length, beam or otherwise? And not least: What about
Hans Gade's American Harbour Pilot has now been published in a new updated edition—the third in the series. The appearance of the book is the same as the previous editions; however, the 1,100 pages which describe more than 700 harbors and ports of call in North,