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Precision Ship-Handling Writ Large

On the Elbe River, the famous port of Hamburg's Nautical Institute had its final intake this year due to a shortage of prospective students. From now on it will be known as the Hamburg Institute for Ship Handling and Simulation, but for many years it sent highly trained young people to sea.

 

Moran Shipping Elects Philip Moran President

Philip D. Moran has been elected president of Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc., according to F. Robert Black, chairman of the board and chief executive officer. Headquartered in Providence, R.I., Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc., serves over 50 ports

Port Of Houston Terminal Installs Three LeTourneau 50-Ton Straddle Hoist Cranes

Marathon Manufacturing Company's Longview Division has delivered three LeTourneau 50-ton-capacity, rubber-tired Straddle Hoist cranes ordered by the Port of Houston (Texas) for its Barbours LASH/Container Terminal. All three cranes represent a total investment

American Atlantic Shipping Launches First Ship — The M/V America

American Atlantic Shipping, Inc., One World Trade Center, Suite 1035, New York, N.Y. 10048, a subsidiary of American Marine Industries, Inc., launched the first in a series of three multipurpose breakbulk / reefer / container ships on October 14, 1978.

Cargo Handling's New Force

A bold investment policy by TTS Technology of Bergen has hoisted the Norwegian group into the world's top three equipment suppliers in its specialized market segments. In many minds, the TTS name is synonymous with shipyard production systems and design,

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

Autoship, PAI Join Forces

Autoship Systems Corp. (ASC) and Port Automation International (PAI) have formed a marketing partnership. Per the agreement, PAI will market ASC's load planning software solutions to their customers. Beneficial to PAI customers is that they will

Lloyd's Register Announces Major Changes For 1978

The latest edition of Lloyd's Register of Shipping "Rules and Regulations for the Classification of Ships" will be issued later this year and become effective on January 1, 1978. In addition to the many major technical Rule changes which have been made,

Maher Expands Container Facility, To Install First Paceco Transtainers In N.Y.

Maher Terminals Inc. has embarked on a major expansion program at its container facility in Elizabeth, N.J. The p r o g r a m , scheduled for completion next August, includes the acquisition of a $4.2-million container crane, which will be added to its three existing cranes.

Construction Underway On ACL's Five 36,000-Dwt "Leader Ships"

Construction of Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) "Leaderships" has progressed past the first major milestone, according to Otto I.M. Porton, president, ACL-USA. Shipyards in Sweden, the U.K., and France began building five RO/RO-containerships early this year.

 
 
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