Analysts, pundits, skeptics and just about anyone with a two-bit opinion have voiced their thoughts — informed and otherwise — as to the potential effects that the surge in "e-commerce" solutions will have on the transportation community at large.
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.
Jay Brickman has been appointed director of Caribbean and Latin American services for Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean Division, according to a recent announcement by Robert G. Homan, senior vice president of the division. Mr. Brickman
The appointment of Edmond J. Fitzgerald as Director, Office of Ship Financing Guarantees at the Maritime A d m i n i s t r a t i on (MarAd) has been announced by Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs. Mr. Fitzgerald
FMC Corporation's Marine and Rail Equipment Division, Portland, Ore., recently delivered the ice-strengthened barge Arctic Endeavor to Crowley Maritime Corporation. At Crowley Maritime's request, FMC accelerated its production schedule by 10 days,
The Maritime Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have announced an interagency program to develop the nation's capacity to destroy hazardous wastes at sea aboard specially equipped, hightemperature incinerator ships. In a report released recently,
International Maritime Associates (IMA) is preparing a business analysis of the Navy ship systems market. The approximately 200- page report will provide a very comprehensive assessment of current and future market opportunities and will be available in June.
The Institute of Marine Engineers, in association with the International Center for Shipping, Trade and Finance of the City University Busi- ness School, has announced that IMAS '92, the seventh International Maritime and Shipping Conference is to be held in Cyprus November 11- 13, 1992.
Massport executive director David W. Davis has announced the arrival of a special cargo for the Port of Boston. The first of two low-profile container cranes that will service Massport's Castle Island Marine Terminal is now in port. The crane was built by Paceco, Inc.
The Maritime Administration has postponed until June 4 the opening of bids for the sale of five obsolete Government-owned vessels for conversion and operation in the fisheries or the domestic commerce of the United States. Invitation for Bids No.