The current "oil glut" and the oversupply of natural gas have lulled Americans into a false sense of energy security. If something is not done to speed up the pace of domestic energy exploration and production, we will find ourselves more dangerously
The Marine and Rail Equipment Division of FMC Corporation, Portland, Ore., launched the second in a series of the world's largest roll-on / roll-off (ro / ro) barges on September 9. John E. Carroll, FMC Division president, said: "The triple-deck
October 7-9, Halifax, Nova Scotia 'Technological Advancements in Canada's Hydrocarbon Frontiers' This year's Canadian Offshore Resources Exposition (CORE) and Marine Supply Show, and its associated Conference, will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 7 to 9.
Leo L. Mellam, chairman of Flexi-Van Corporation, the New York City-based maritime equipment leasing company, recently announced the appointment of Hasko W. Hofmeister as vice president, Western Region of its subsidiary, Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc.
The Coast Guard and Navigation Subcommittee of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, chaired by Congressman Billy Tauzin of Louisiana, recently held a hearing on the Coast Guard's proposed regulations concerning vessel inspection
The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded to Isotta Fraschini S.p.A. of Milan, Italy, a firm-fixed-price contract for production and support of amagnetic diesel engines to be installed in U.S. Mine Countermeasures (MCM) ships. The initial
Twin City Barge, Inc., South St. Paul, Minn., recently announced the signing of an agreement in principle for the acquisition of Transload and Transport, Inc., Morgan City, La. The acquisition will include several companies that are affiliated with Transload and Transport, Inc.
The now-idle Erie Basin-Port Authority Marine Terminal on the Brooklyn waterfront will be returned to maritime use as a marine support services center for tugboats, towboats and barges, Port Authority chairman Richard C. Leone recently announced.
Hamburg, West Germany September 25-29 At the 11th International Ship, Machinery, and Marine Technology Trade Fair (SMM '84) to be held at the Hamburg Exhibition Center in West Germany September 25-29, more than 500 exhibitors from 24 countries will be filling some 45,
Further broadening the maritime industry's representation in the National Maritime Council, the NMC recently announced the addition of three key maritime industry leaders to its Board of Governors. These officials are Robert L. Leggett, president, Joint Mari- time Congress, Washington, D.