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
Baldt Inc., Chester, Pa., has recently published a new four-color brochure on military shipbuilding. This brochure highlights Baldt products that have been manufactured to U.S. Navy specifications for more than 80 years. Entitled, "Baldt—Proud to be on Board,
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 Bollore Maritime Division (BMD) is investing $5 million in a new software management system called iQ-Ship. As a group company OT Africa Line (OTAL) will benefit from this system, which is designed to enhance the quality of service provided to its customers worldwide.
Coppus Engineering Corporation, Worcester, Mass., licensee of Fredriksstad Mek Verksted (FmV), announces the plaoement of an order by Mobil Oil for several FmV Inert Gas Systems to foe retrofitted on Mobil ships now in operation. FmV Inert Gas
New Bulletin 1404.3 from Abex Corporation, Denison Division, Columbus, Ohio, describes the company's recently introduced R5 Series of hydraulic pressure valves. The new valves can be mounted directly to an SAE pump outlet to give the pump maximum protection
General Electric's Installation & Service Engineering Division (I&SE), the company's on-site field engineering service arm, recently announced a new organization structure. "The purpose of the new structure is to place greater focus on served
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been authorized to act as a "Certified Verification Agent" by the Geological Survey of the United States Department of the Interior to ensure that offshore fixed platforms and other structures meet federal standards.
Unitor has taken the next step in giving customers the power to manage their fleets. Customer empowerment in the area of information technology is the next generation of service supported product offerings. Unitor's new information technology system
The board of directors of R.J. Reynolds, Inc. has approved the spin-off of its ocean shipping subsidiary, Sea-Land Industries Investments Inc. When arrangements for the spinoff of Sea-Land to RJR's shareholders are completed, the board will set