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$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

 

Worthington Engineered Pump Division Names Kenneth McGuckin VP

Kenneth J. McGuckin, Taneytown, Md., has been promoted to the position of vice president of the Engineered Pump Division of Worthington Pump Corporation. He will be responsible for the operations of both the Harrison, N.J., and Taneytown manufacturing and marketing operations.

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.

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

Brochure On Motorship Protection Program Offered By Drew Ameroid Marine

A six-page, fold-out brochure on its Motorgard™ X Program is available from the Drew Ameroid Marine division of Drew Chemical Corporation, Boonton, N.J. It describes an integrated program for motor vessels incorporating products for critical shipboard systems

Hallett Named Vice President-Finance And Treasurer At NASSCO

The board of directors of National Steel and S h i p b u i l d i ng Company (NASSCO) has elected Fred N. Hallett to the new position of vice president-finance and treasurer, reporting to NASSCO president C. Larry French Mr. Hallett comes to NASSCO f r om Risi Industries, Inc.

Owen And Richards Named Managers At Honeywell

As part of an ongoing effort to strengthen its responsiveness to the offshore industry, Honeywell's Marine Systems Division has announced two new appointments in its offshore business. John D. Owen was recently named systems business manager. Mr.

Fire Safety Actuators From N e w Joint Venture/ Stockham-Ficotech

L.W. Kinderman, president and CEO of Stockham Valves & Fittings, Inc., Birmingham, Ala., and Charles Gray, chairman, FICOTECH, Inc., Kingsport, Tenn., have announced the formation of ajointventure company, Stockham-Ficotech. The new company will manufacture and sell fire safety actuators,

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,

Houston Systems Reports Executive Realignment

The Board of Directors for Houston Systems Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, in an executive realignment, has announced the election of the following officers: Robert B. Taylor, executive vice president; John C.H. Chan, P.E. (Ca.), CMfgE.

 
 
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