maritime

Demystifying Parametric Roll

An ABS research project deflates the mystique surrounding parametric roll, a rare but dangerous phenomenon particularly threatening to containers/lips. In October 1998, a large, post- Panamax containership limped into the port of Seattle, a victim

 

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.

Fitzgerald To Head MarAd Title XI Program

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

Crowley Maritime Corp. Appoints Jay Brickman

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

IMAS ' 9 2 To Be Held In Cyprus November 11-13, 1992

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.

FMC Launches Ice-Strengthened Barge For Service In Beaufort Sea

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,

M a r A d Postpones Bidding On Five Obsolete Ships

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.

American Export Lines Agrees To Sell Two Passenger Vessels

American Export Lines, Inc. has announced that it had entered into agreements for the sale of its passenger vessels Constitution and Independence to Atlantic Far East Lines, Inc. The sales price for the Constitution is $2,500,000, and the net

Schlueter Promoted to VP

Crowley Maritime promoted Ed Schlueter to vice president of its Vessel Management Services subsidiary. Schlueter will remain in Seattle and report directly to Tom Crowley Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. Schlueter joined Crowley in 1976 and has

Crowley Withdraws MarAd Application For Ship Financing Guarantees

Thomas B. Crowley, chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation (CMC), recently announced the formal withdrawal of the company's application to the U.S. Maritime Administration for $450 million in ship financing mortgage guarantees. This action

 
 
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