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Surface-Protection Symposium Set for Liibeck

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

 

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.

New Hose Breakaway Coupling Prevents Spillage —Literature Available

A hose safety breakaway coupling designed to avert the danger of broken hoses and reduce the risk of pollution, will be shown for the first time in the United States at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas, May 5-8, 1980. The hose

Senior USCG Advisor Robert Lakey Joins Helge Ringdal, Inc.

Senior Technical Advisor to the U.S. Coast Guard in Washington, D.C., Robert J. Lakey, has resigned from the Coast Guard to join the marine consulting, brokering and trading firm Helge Ringdal, Inc., 1100 Milam, Suite 2775, Houston, Texas 77002.

'Immersion' Suits Replace Outdated 'Exposure' Suits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

Ocean Policy Study: Shortchanging Water Transport?

In August 2000, Congress directed the President to appoint a group of experts to study the policy of the United States conwith respect to the oceans and make recommendations for changes. The legislative mandate was broad - covering protection of

 
 
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