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Levingston Launches U.S.-Flag Bulk Carrier 'Pride Of Texas'

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.

 

Farrell Calls For Presidential C o m m i t m e nt To The U.S. M a r i t i m e Industry

In an address to the National Convention of the Propeller Club of the United States recently, Joseph Farrell, president of the American Waterways Operators, called for the Republican and Democratic party platforms to include a plank to rescue the U.

Coal-Fired Marine Boilers

A Coal-Fired Marine Steam Plant Can Be Offered Today Which Will Provide The Same High Traditional Reliability. The origin of the steam boiler can be directly related to the invention of the steam engine, and its development has been a vital element

Executive Appointments Announced At HUD

Following the recent appointment of Robert Smith as managing director, Hongkong United Dockyards Ltd. (HUD) has announced executive management changes. Y.C. Chiu, who has been with HUD since 1950, has been appointed commercial manager of the dockyard.

MarAd Submits Final Rule For Governing Evaluation Of Bids

The Maritime Administration has submitted for publication in the Federal Register a final rule governing the evaluation of bids submitted to federal agencies by subsidized U.S.-flag bulk vessel operators for the carriage of dry-bulk preference cargoes.

Congressman Murphy To Address Offshore Oil Conference

The Energy Bureau announced that Congressman John M. Murphy, Chairman of the House ad hoc Select Committee on The Outer Continental Shelf, will keynote its national two-day conference on offshore oil. Entitled "Offshore Oil: Challenge And Change,

R.D. Carter Forms Intermodal Systems Co.

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,

$ 2 . 5 - M i l l i o n F o l l o w - On Contract A w a r d e d SEACOR

Systems Engineering Associates Corporation (SEACOR) has been awarded contract N00140-86-D- 9457 to provide engineering and technical services in support of technical training equipment (TTE) for the Naval Sea Support Center, Atlantic (NAVSEACENLANT), Philadelphia.

State of the P&I Market: As Stocks Drop, Rates Will Rise

The 13 P&I Clubs within the International Group continue to dominate the world market for shipowners' liability insurance despite increasing competition in recent years from fixed premium facilities. The development of the fixed premium market and,

 
 
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