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After 25 Years, Smit International Keeps Evolving

Although Smit International graced the marine industry with its presence in 1975, the company actually began in the mid-18th century as a shipbuilder, which would eventually evolve into its current state as a diversified marine service provider.

 

Balancing The National Energy Strategy

This past February, the Administration released its long-awaited National Energy Strategy, laying out a range of options for federal energy policy that could reduce the nation's dependence on imported oil, especially from unstable sources like the Mideast.

Inventory Locator Names Jim Bross Sales Director

Jim Bross has been promoted to director of sales for Inventory Locator Service, Inc. (ILS), it was recently announced by ILS president Fred Meyer. Mr. Bross will be sales director for the aviation, marine, power and telecommunications data base services.

AWO SHIPYARDS AND THE JONES ACT

When President Reagan was campaigning for office in 1980, he said, "Should our shipbuilding capacity continue to decline, American mobilization potential will be seriously undermined because a large reduction in a skilled shipbuilding workforce

Congressional Maritime Legislative Initiatives In 2000

The year 2000 has enjoyed special significance as a transition year bridging two centuries. Similarly it has significance with U.S. lawmakers for the Second Session of the 106th Congress. As the last year of the currently elected Congress, this

AESA To Build Car/Passenger Ferry For Moroccan Owner

Moroccan shipowner Limadet (Lignes Maritimes du Detroit) has ordered a car/passenger ferry from Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Espanoles, S.A. (AESA) for service between Morocco and Spain across the Strait of Gibraltar. The ferry, which will be built by H.

USS Cowpens Launched At BIW for U.S. Navy

B a t h Iron Works recently launched the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG-63) for the U.S. Navy at ceremonies in Bath, Maine. Senator Strom Thurmond, RS. C., was the principal speaker at the ceremony. Lucy Mustin, wife of Vice Admiral Henry C.

STATUS OF NAVY SHIP PROCUREMENT

IMA provides a quarterly reporting service on Navy ship construction and maintenance programs. More than 300 companies now subscribe to IMA's quarterly service. This article describing the status of shipbuilding programs is based on excerpts from

North Sea Corrosion Conference Papers Now Available In Book Form

The papers in full, discussions and authors' replies, c o v e r i ng proceedings of a three-day conference "North Sea Corrosion— What Have We Learnt," event No. 97 in the European Federation of Corrosion, organized by The Institute of Marine Engineers and

General Dynamics Announces Two Key Appointments

General Dynamics recently announced two key appointments at its corporate office in St. Louis, Mo. James E. Turner Jr. has been named executive vice president-marine land systems and services, and Michael C. Keel has been appointed executive vice presidentmissiles and electronics.

 
 
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