Corrosion causes damages amounting to billions each year. The existence of chlorides makes the maritime climate particularly aggressive, whereas the ballast tanks of seagoing vessels are endangered the most. The most recent accidents — such as those
Marine Industries Limited shipyards at Sorel, Quebec, was recently the scene of the christening and delivery of the 15,600-ton cargo vessel Creuse, second of five multipurpose containerships to be built for the Societe Navale Chargeurs Delmas-Vieljeux,
Hoffert Manufacturing Co., Jacksonville, Fla., was an exhibitor at the recent First International Maritime Exposition held in New York and sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. On Friday, November 19, Hoffert had a drawing
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.
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
The Maritime Administration has approved in principle the application by Global Marine Deepwater Drilling, Inc., Los Angeles, for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of three jackup drilling rigs. Global Marine has not yet
David Watson, general manager of Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point yard, recently announced the receipt of a $1.9-million contract for work on the S.S. Cape Alava, a ship assigned to the Ready Reserve Force (RRF). Mr. Watson stated
Fredriksstad mek. Verksted of Fredrikstad, Norway, a leading maritime manufacturer, shipfitter and installer of inert gas systems (IGS), crude oil washing (COW) installations, and other devices for petroleum tankers and other liquid cargo vessels,
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.
INMARSAT, the international maritime satellite organization, has published a four-color folder containing a dozen fact sheets with detailed information on the services it provides worldwide. Established by international Convention on July 16, 1979,