In ceremonies conducted recently at the Poydras Street Wharf in New Orleans, Ryan-Walsh Stevedoring Company, Inc., and P & C "Bituminous Coal" Inc. christened the Coal Monitor One, an innovative floating coal transfer vessel designed to bring
Patrick J. Marcello has been elected vice president of Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc., according to F. Robert Black, chairman of the board and chief executive officer. Headquartered in Providence, R.I., Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc., serves over 50 ports from Maine to Texas,
The bunker industry is changing. Bunker buyers want bigger stems, broader choice of grades, more delivery locations, higher standards, additional services, and consistency. Port authorities also want consistency, along with no pollution, more monitoring,
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,
The Navy's M i l i t a r y S e a l i f t Command has issued a request for proposals (November 8) to operate five command-controlled tankers that deliver petroleum products worldwide for the Department of Defense. The T-5 type tankers now are operated by Hudson Waterways Corp.
San Marcos Carrier Inc., Oakland, Calif., an affiliated company of the Oakland-based Domtar Gypsum America Inc., has announced that it has purchased the M/V Cabo San Lucas which, when converted, will be one of the world's largest oceangoing, self-unloading gypsum ore carriers.
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,
Marine Drilling Company of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, shipyard recently commissioned a 200-foot mobile offshore drilling vessel. James C. Storm, president of Marine Drilling Company, said this jackup
Eleven maritime executives from six countries were elected Members of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) at the semiannual meeting of the international ship classification society held in New York City. This brings to 385 the number of ABS Members.
Controversy between the U.S. and Canada regarding the rights to the Northwest Passage became a frontburner item recently, based on the deployment by the U.S. of an icebreaker on a rare trip through Canada's disputed Arctic waters. The U.S. Coast