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
A jackup accommodation barge for Zakum Development Company (ZADCO), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has been constructed by IHI (Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), Japan, for use in the Persian Gulf. It will be a control and accommodation center
The 1977 budget, renewal of the contract public relations program, and continuation of communications' consultant services were among the chief items approved by The American Waterways Operators, Inc. board of directors at the recent winter quarterly meeting at Tarpon Springs, Fla.
A new series of compact safety relief valves for pressures to 200 psi is now available from Circle Seal Controls, Anaheim, Calif. Designated the 500 Series Relief Valves, they provide a cracking pressure accuracy of +/-5 degrees, and an instant
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) and the U.S. Coast Guard have approved a merger of global ship reporting systems which is expected to lead to quicker response to distress calls from ships at sea. Adm. James S. Gracey, Commandant of the Coast Guard, and Adm.
Chamberlain Manufacturing Corporation, based in Elmhurst, 111., has announced that it is offering free literature to the maritime trade on its Manlift line of work platforms. Citing the work and safety advantages built into its self-propelled aerial work platforms,
The AWO board of directors, at their fall quarterly meeting in Tulsa, Okla., on September 13-14, elected James B. Potter Jr. as the Association's fourth president in its 34-year history. Mr. Potter, prior to his election as AWO's chief executive,
Sperry Corporation has been awarded a $62.8-million definitized contract by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command for engineering, development, integration, and production support of combat systems on 11 Perry Class (FFG-7) guided-missile frigates.