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E-Utopia?

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.

 

Ice Tech: The Northern Promise

Increased interest in ice-classed tankers has been fostered to a great extent by the emergence of former Soviet Union (FSU) states as important players in the oil market. The FSU collectively, but with particular reference to Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan,

$6 Billion Dollar Merger Tightens Cruise Industry

On Tuesday, November 20, a major announcement shocked the cruise and financial industries when Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and Peter Ratcliffe, CEO of P&O Princess held a press conference in London to report that

Lance Melik Appointed Director Of Marketing For Twin Disc, Inc.

Lance J. Melik, formerly manager- product d e v e l o p m e n t , has been promoted to the position of director of marketing for Twin Disc, Incorporated, Racine, Wise. He will be responsible for the formulation and implementation of the c o m p a n y ' s marketing strategy.

U.S. Firms Share In New U.K. Licenses For Offshore Oil

Great Britain's energy minister, Tony Wedgwood Benn, has announced the conditional award of offshore oil production licenses for 44 blocks to 65 oil companies. The offshore blocks are in the seas on all sides of Britain. They involve approximately 18,

Station 12 Strives To Corner Satcom

The competitive satellite communications market has taken an additional step toward consolidation, with Station 12 — an independent operating business owned 65 percent by KPN (Royal Dutch Telecom) and 35 percent by Telstra — leading the way having the intention of cornering the market.

Grand Bahama Shipyard Receives Quality Mark

Grand Bahama Shipyard has received ISO 9001 accreditation from the international certification body, Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd. Mr. Graham Brown, Vice President of Lloyd's Register North America Inc. presented the certificate of approval

Joint Venture Formed To Build, Operate Passenger Submarines

A joint venture has been formed, Nautilus Submarines of America, Inc., Fort Pierce, Fla., to manufacture, market, and operate passenger tourist submarines throughout the world with primary emphasis on the U.S. and Caribbean markets. The new firm

Williams Named President, C O O Of Royal Caribbean And Celebrity Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. named Jack Williams president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises. In his new role, Williams, previously president of Royal Caribbean International, will manage the day-to-day operations of both cruise lines.

Devoe Marine And Devoe Napko Coatings Divisions Merge As Devoe Coatings Company

Grow Group, Inc. of New York, N.Y., recently announced the merger of Devoe Marine Coatings Co. Division and Devoe Napko Protective Coatings Division. The new company will be known as Devoe Coatings Company. In making the announcement at a meeting of 150 Devoe sales representatives, Joseph M.

 
 
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