Levingston Shipbuilding Company recently launched the motor vessel Pride of Texas at its Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 36,000-dwt dry bulk carrier was christened by Mrs. Valerie Nemirow, wife of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Samuel B.
The fact that the actual incidence of oil cargo spills as a percentage of global ship- ments is minuscule can never a r e a s o n any relaxation in the constant vigilance and unerring drive for risk minimization which must be practiced in all fields of tanker shipping.
The board of directors of Puerto Rico Marine Management, Inc., Elizabeth, N.J., has announced the appointment of Ruddie E. Irizariy as president of PRMMI. Mr. Irizarry, in turn, announced two other high-level PRMMI appointments in the U.S. PRMMI, with 17 offices in the U.
National Security Advisor William P. Clark was the principal speaker at the launching of the attack submarine Honolulu at the Newport News Shipbuilding yard where the submarine was built. Jean Clark, wife of the National Security Advisor, was the
The Maritime Administration will host the 1984 Fleet Management Technology Conference at the Sheraton Plaza Hotel in Chicago, 111., April 25-27, 1984. It will be the fifth annual conference of the FMT Program, which has been established to improve productivity,
Jeffrey M. Driesen, vice president, marketing and sales of Star Lines Shipping Co., Inc., has announced the appointment of Hassan Ansari to the p o s i t i o n of vice president/Iranian sales. Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Driesen said, "Mr.
OMI Corporation for its first quarter ended March 31, 2002 reported net income of $377,000 for the first quarter 2002 compared to net income of $28,378,000 for the first quarter 2001 "We are pleased to record a profit for the first quarter in view
The first open hatch vessel (12,000 dwt) with gantry cranes was delivered to Oestberg's Rederi, in Norway, December 1962. This revolutionary vessel and crane design was a result of cooperation between Oestberg, Crown Zellerbach Co. and the Munck Group in Bergen.
A tentative agreement to sell all of its South American shipping operations for about $75 million was announced by Prudential Lines, Inc., a U.S.-flag ocean carrier. The purchaser would be Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., a subsidiary of Holiday Inns, Inc.
The formation of Carter Transport Associates has been announced by R.D. Carter. The firm will specialize in developing global intermodal operating, marketing and organization systems for all carrier modes, individual shippers, shippers' associations,