The Gobierno Municipal de Ponce (City of Ponce), Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, recently ordered a Portainer® crane from Paceco, Inc., a subsidiary of Fruehauf Corporation, Alameda, Calif. Mayor Jose G. Tormos Vega represented the City of Ponce
A study recently completed by NAV-COM Incorporated gives conclusive proof of the cost-benefits of using electronic mail for teletype message traffic ship and shore. A typical commercial ship can save $7,000-$ 11,000 per year in satellite calling charges,
Marystown Shipyard Limited, Marystown, Newfoundland, Canada, now currently working on a $23-million Norwegian order to build five of the heaviest class of tugboats used in offshore oil operations, is now establishing a vessel production control system,
The largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker ever built in the U.S. was named on May 27, during ceremonies at General Dynamics Quincy shipyard in Massachusetts. Mrs. David S. Lewis, wife of the chairman and chief executive officer of General Dynamics,
Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser Industries, Inc., Waukesha, Wise., has entered into technology purchase, development, and transfer agreements with Guascor, S.A., a diesel engine manufacturer based in Zumaia, Spain. The announcement was made by B.
Arthur E. Erb, president of Eller & Company, Inc. of Tampa, Fla., has announced the purchase of Uiterwyk Cold Storage Corp. The transaction includes all stock and assets owned by Uiterwyk Cold Storage, one in a group of companies o p e r a t i n g out of Tampa under the Uiterwyk name.
While seemingly miniscule in terms of deadweight tons ordered and delivered per year as compared to the shipbuilding business as a whole, the production of gas tankers, LNG and LPG, are high-value, high prestige orders that are likely to rise significantly in the coming years.
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.
M I T Announces Spring P r o g r am In Port P l a n n i n g, D e v e l o p m e n t , E n g i n e e r i ng
The Advanced Study Program of MIT's Center for Advanced Engineering Study is offering a 16-week graduate level program for practicing port planners and engineers directed by E. G. Frankel, professor of Ocean Systems, a well-known port planner and engineer,
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