Serving The U.S. Inland And Coastal Waterways Vessels: Since the focus of the Annual National Waterways Conference August issue is on the inland and coastal waterways of the U.S., MARITIME REPORTER AND ENGINEERING NEWS thought it might be interesting
special review of some of the most notable and important inland and coastal workboats and shallow-draft military craft delivered during 1987—selected by the editors of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News for their high standards of design or performance.
The last few years have witnessed a proliferation of specialized software and hardware packages for shipboard applications. Many of these products take advantage of the new generation of small, relatively low-cost personal computers. To bring
Nineteen maritime executives from six countries were elected Members of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) at the semiannual meeting of the ship classification society held at ABS headquarters in New York City on September 23, 1985. The new Members are: Klaus Ahlers,
America's newest Aegis guided missile destroyer, Preble (DDG 88), was christened last month at Ingalls Shipbuilding, a Northrop Grumman company, when U.S. Rep. Edward L. Schrock of Virginia called for increasing the number of ships built annually by seven to eight ships.