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,
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
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,
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
Chromalloy American Corporation, St. Louis, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Flowers Marine Group, Inc., a privately held barge company, from its founder, J. Russell Flowers, for approximately $15 million. Approximately 70 percent of the purchase price was paid with 400,
Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Company, Ltd. (IHI), Japan, has received an order for two 290,300-dwt tankers from the Kuwait Oil Tanker Company S.A.K., a Government- owned enterprise in Kuwait. The formal contract was signed in Kuwait recently by Faisal T.