Substantial Growth Prospects For The U.S. Barge Industry "What we seem to lack is the determination to combine our brains and our physical resources to make our exports competitive and effective in the real world," declared H.J. Bobzien Jr., president,
MacGregor Comarain, Inc. of Cranford, N.J., has a p p o i n t ed Robert C. Strasser as technical director. The post is considered a key one considering the currently improved p r o s p e c t s f or merchant and naval shipbuilding in the U.S.,
The marine industry, which traditionally hits a lull during the summer months, has been boiling over with new projects and business prospects, mainly centered on the business of keeping U.S. shores secure from further terrorist incursion. The Coast Guard Deepwater project,
Builder Astilleros Espanoles, Sevilla Yard Name Dawn Merchant Type RoPax Owner Cenargo Intl. The 7,360-dwt Dawn Merchant melds a high operating speed, sustainable in bad weather, and an exceptional standard of passenger accommodation with 'best practice' as applied to Ro-Pax ferry design.
A Review Over the years we have published many feature articles that reviewed the latest designs and developments of diesel engines per se. For the review that follows, we decided to report on the many kinds of ancillary equipment and services
Over the past year, Master Marine, Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala., has been awarded three separate contracts for repairs and maintenance to eight 110-foot Island Class patrol boats. The repairs have consisted of general maintenance such as sandblasting and painting of underwater tanks,
Hong Kong Relinquishes Top Box Port Title Although apparently relinquishing its title as the world's leading container port to Singapore in 1990, Port of Hong Kong officials expressed satisfaction with the fact that the port showed an increase in box traffic of 14.
Moss Point Marine, Inc., Escatawpa, Miss., has completed the all-steel, 105-foot harbor tug, Paz, to the Panama Canal Commission, Republic of Panama. Original construction was begun by another shipyard which did not complete the vessel due to inclement
Integrated Ferry Constructors Ltd. (IFC) of North Vancouver, the company managing construction of British Columbia's first superferry for the B.C. Ferry Corporation, will build the stern section (Block A) of the ship's hull in Victoria using the workforce
Congressman J. Joseph Moaklev (D-Boston) has announced a federal grant of $2 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce's E c o n o m i c Development Administration to Massport to complete renovation of Boston's historic Fish Pier. At a reception at the Capitol,