Bergeron Industries, Inc. has announced the delivery of the barge David B (shown above) to DBC C o r p o r a t i o n of America, Houston. Constructed at Bergeron's Braithwaite, La., marine facility, the David B, reportedly the largest inland service tank barge ever built,
Tampa Ship Repair & Dry Dock Company recently dedicated its huge new drydock in ceremonies at the Hookers Point location in Tampa, Fla. Florida's Governor Askew gave the principal address prior to the unveiling of a bronze plaque to commemorate the event.
In a move to strengthen its entire parts and service organization and to coordinate all field service activities for Fairbanks Morse Opposed Piston and Colt-Pielstick engines, the Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries is undertaking
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
John Calicchio, chief executive officer of Argo International Corp., has announced that Argo Marine has been named national distributor for Sealol (formerly Chempro) mechanical seals and mechanical packings. Argo will stock these products in their
When arranging coverage for a ship in the London market, insurance brokers will soon be able to conduct negotiations with underwriters over a computer. Already, dummy trials are being held, with live electronic placing scheduled to start in April.
—Literature Available Bailey Controls Company of Wickliffe, Ohio, has completed the construction of their new process control demonstration facilities. Located at the company's headquarters, the facility offers guests a chance to observe the operation of process plants,
A new four-color, 24-page brochure is available from Caterpillar describing their worldwide engine parts and service support system. The brochure is presented geographically and describes engine support available through dealer outlets, parts distribution facilities,
A worldwide computer network has been launched by five firms in a joint venture which provides clients with maritime industry information. Lloyd's Register of Shipping, Lloyd's of London Press Limited, Phs. Van Ommeren International B.V., Fairfield International Corp.