The Navy, MarAd, And RRF Deactivations

With the completion of operations in the Persian Gulf, the ships of the Ready Reserve Fleet (RRF), which had supported the lift of material to the operations area, are returning and will need to be deactivated. This deactivation is critically important


Molding the five-deck Trailership

Having emerged in recent years among Europe's top echelon of builders of RoRo vessels, Flensburger Schiffbau- Gesellschaft (FSG) has put down a newmarker for the industry by anticipating demand for a future generation of RoRo ferries incorporating a capacity for 6,000 lane-m of freight.

The Doctor Is "In"

The responsibility of melding, developing and profitably leading one of the world's most prolific high-technology marine companies is, to say the least, a daunting task. Assuming the post with no marine industry experience would seemingly make the job all the more difficult.

Halter Marine Completes Contract With Tidewater

Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., has completed an 11 supply boat contract with Tidewater Marine, Inc. with the delivery of the 192-foot Tiger Tide. The Tiger Tide is 192 feet 6 inches with a 40-foot beam and 14-foot depth. She is powered by two EMD 16-645E7B diesel engines developing 2,

Harbor Dredging Begins To Pay Off

According to industry sources, the billions of taxpayer dollars spent on dredging America's harbors in the last four years are already paying off for U.S. coal exporters. But the full benefit will come in the future. According to Joseph Lema, vice president of the National Coal Association,

Korean Shipbuilders Request Reduction Of Interest Rates

The major Korean Shipyards have recently asked the Korean Government to lower the interest rate on loans for ship and plant equipment exports on deferred payment terms. At a recent meeting arranged with the minister of commerce and industry at the Plaza Hotel in Seoul,

Singapore's Marine Industry Posts $ 1 . 9 Billion Growth

Singapore's marine industry saw a record 38 percent growth in 1991, with local shipbuilding, ship repair, offshore rig construction and related marine businesses earning $1.9 billion. The demand for harsh environment rigs and increased offshore repair

Coast Guard Improves Inspection Program To Detect Unsafe Tankers

More Oil Is Shipped In U.S. Waters Than Any Other Commodity; Petroleum And Petroleum Products Account For 40 Percent Of The Cargo Shipped Through U.S. Waters C o a s t Guard inspections have not always been reliable in detecting unsafe tankers.

S.S. White Offers Free Brochure On Flexible Reach Rods

A free brochure is being offered by S.S. White Industrial Products on their line of havy-duty flexible reach rods, available to the marine industry for remote valve control up to 40 feet from the valve site. S.S. White Industrial Products' pre-lubricated

Port Facilities Engineering Seminar Set By AAPA For January 28-30, 1991

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will conduct a port facilities engineering seminar January 28-30,1991, in Los Angeles, Calif. The theme of this program is "Dynamics in Design for an Industry on the Move," A wide range of major

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