Marine history was again made in the Port of New Orleans recently when the two new 95-foot oceangoing tugs built by Equitable Shipyards, Inc. of New Orleans, La., were loaded aboard the clipper ship Dolly Turman. It is believed that the tugs Selat Laut
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
With John McNeece recently departing the company to "pursue other interests," the McNeece reputation is now led by Mark Hilferty. Destination Brisbane is touted as a breakthrough, advanced concept for a radical cruise vessel embodying the vibrant spirit of Australia.
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,
With shipboard refrigeration systems particularly vulnerable to malfunction and costly breakdowns, Unitor, an Actinor company, announced two new services for marine refrigeration: Preventative Technical Inspection (PTI) and Service And Repair (SAR).
The Red Fox Type II Marine S a n i t a t i o n Device features a unique, pressurized clarifier chamber which keeps liquid in a motionless state. Sludge settling rate is not affected by vessel pitch or roll. Efficient flow-through system eliminates periodic sludge dumping.
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 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.
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.
MarAd has expanded its computerized bulletin board to include "MarAd Advisories" and "Special Warnings to Mariners." This new section includes "MarAd Advisories In Effect" and "Special Warnings In Effect" issued to mariners from the MarAd's Office of Ship Operations and the U.