The horrific attacks on 9-11. and the subsequent increase in maritime security required to protect against asymmetric maritime attacks, has dramatically changed the U. S. Coast Guard. They have changed the service's emphasis on port security as
The international maritime consulting firm of Wesley D. Wheeler Associates, Ltd., New York, has elected Edward A. Waryas Jr. to the newly created position of vice president, commercial. Mr. Waryas will assist in developing and maintaining relationships between
The 273,117-dwt VLCC World Champion owned by World-Wide Shipping of Hong Kong recently became the 500th ship to be coated by Jotun's Seaconomy, a low-cost, selfpolishing antifouling said to give a drydocking interval of 30 months. The range of
Marine history was again made in the Port of New Orleans recently when the two new 95-foot oceangoing tugs built by Equitable Shipyards, Inc. of New Orleans, La., were loaded aboard the clipper ship Dolly Turman. It is believed that the tugs Selat Laut
An entirely new format for easier reference and latest product and technical information are features of a revised elastomeric expansion joint manual (CP-001) from Garlock Inc. The 32-page manual explains the advantages of elastomeric construction
Grow Group, Inc. has announced the merger of its Devoe Prufcoat Division and Napko Corporation, effective February 1, 1986. The merged entity is Devoe Napko Protective Coatings, a Division of Grow Group. Napko was acquired by Grow Group, Inc. from The O'Brien Corporation on May 3, 1985.
NL Rucker Products, of Oakland, Calif., a division of NL Industries, Inc., has been appointed the North American Distributor of UCC Fluid Power Accessories. The complete range of UCC fluid power accessories and components are available through
China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), the national shipping company of the People's Republic of China, and Dr. John J. McMullen, owner of Norton, Lilly & Co., Inc., announced the formation of COSCO North America, Inc. COSCO North America, which is jointly owned by COSCO and Dr.
International Paint Company, New York, N.Y., has announced that the International Paint Group, the world's largest marine coatings manufacturers, has entered into a technical and commercial agreement for marine paint with the Nippon Paint Company of Osaka,
BP North America Petroleum, Houston, Texas, is offering a free, full-color, 12-page brochure on its petroleum and petroleum-related products and services. BP North America Petroleum Inc. (BPNAP) is part of an international network which provides