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55th Annual PROPELLER CLUB CONVENTION

The 55th Annual Convention of The Propeller Club of the United States, and the concurrent 1981 American Merchant Marine Conference, will be held in Baltimore, Md., on October 14, 15, and 16. Headquarters hotel for the event, which is being hosted by the Propeller Club Port of Baltimore,

 

Newport News Signs Letter Of Intent To Build 600,000-DWT Nuclear-Propelled Tankers

The largest shipyard in the United States has signed a letter of intent which could lead to construction of the world's largest nuclear-powered commercial vessels. Tenneco's Newport News Shipbuilding and Ravi N. Tikkoo, chairman of the board of Globtik Tankers U.

"World's Largest" Heavy Lift Ship Enters Service

Heavy lift specialist Jumbo enters its heavy lift vessel MV "Jumbo Javelin" newbuild into service after having been mated with cranes successfully and passing final sea trials in the North Sea. With its 1.600 tons lift capacity, a hold space of 19,000 cu.

Delta Steamship Lines Names Dale Miller

Dale R. Miller has been appointed a sales representative for the Houston, Texas, office of Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., according to an announcement by Fred A. Wendt, senior vice president- traffic and sales, of the New Orleans, La.-based company.

D r e w r y Report R e v i e w s C a r - C a r r y i n g Fleet

A sector of the shipping industry which has been experiencing buoyant conditions recently is that concerned with the transport of assembled (or built-up) motor vehicles — principally passenger cars, but also trucks and other commercial vehicles shipped by sea.

Implementing the Strategy

Overseas 2 4 - H o u r Advanced Manifest Rule - Awareness All sea carriers with the exception of bulk carriers and approved break bulk cargo are required to provide proper cargo descriptions and valid consignee addresses 24 hours before cargo is

'Immersion' Suits Replace Outdated 'Exposure' Suits

—Literature Available Operators and owners of ships, tankers, mobile offshore drilling units, as well as uninspected commercial vessels, should be aware of the difference between an exposure suit and immersion suit. "Immersion" suit is the term

Gotaas-Larsen Names Nyholm Executive VP

Poul C. Nyholm has been named an executive vice president of Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corporation, a subsidiary of IU International, 1500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102. The announcement was made by Kenneth A.B. Trippe, Gotaas-Larsen's president.

The Future Of E-Commerce: Will The Maritime Industry Be Left Behind?

Maritime business commerce has changed rapidly over the last decade. In order to stay competitive, companies are increasingly inventing more efficient ways to conduct business. The advent of the Internet has created new tools to negotiate and complete

U.S.-Flag Fleet To Double In The Last Quarter This Century

Waterborne U.S.-foreign trade will increase by more than 130 percent, and the U.S.-flag merchant fleet is expected to more than double both its deadweight tonnage and percentage of market share in the last quarter of this century, a study commissioned by

 
 
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