The maritime industry now views the future with greater confidence than it has done for many years. The shipping and shipbuilding sectors are now making a slow but steady recovery. For the first time in many years, the number of orders for the construction of new vessels has risen,
Port facilities and Shipping companies are rushing to comply with new international and national maritime security requirements. The ISPS (International Ship and Port Security) and the U.S. maritime security requirements mandate security assessments, plans and training of security personnel.
Bird-Johnson Company, 110 Norfolk Street, Walpole, Mass. 02081, a major U.S. supplier of marine propulsion equipment, has realigned its sales organization by appointing a new national sales manager and two regional managers. Ole H. Midttun has
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.
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MARITIME REPORTER/ Engineering News recently announced it has purchased new and larger world headquarters offices in New York City. The new location will house the executive, editorial and advertising staff responsible for worldwide publishing
James H. Sessions has been named president of Newpark Shipbuilding and Repair, Inc., a shipyard with barge cleaning and gas freeing facilities situated on 22 acres on an island in the Houston Ship Channel. Newpark also announced the appointments of Stephen R.
Secretary of Commerce Juanita M. Kreps has announced the award of a $28,542,000 contract to Equitable Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La., to construct three breakbulk cargo ships for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc. of New York, N.Y. The Maritime Administration (MarAd), an agency of the U.
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.
Texaco, Inc. has announced that Kenneth F. Murchison, general manager of the company's International Marine Sales Department, has retired, effective September 1, after a long and successful career in the commercial marine industry. Born in Glen Cove, N.
A new version of its Engine Room Simulator was introduced by Transas Marine at the beginning of November 2000. The Transas ERS 2000/3000 ver.5.3 features improvements to its functionality including enhanced modeling of the Steering Gear and of