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,
An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always
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
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.
NKF Engineering, Inc. of Reston, Va., recently acquired two small companies to expand its capabilities in serving U.S. government and commercial clients. The firm has purchased the Marine Engineering and Design Division of Halifax Engineering of Norfolk.
The Maritime Administration has consolidated its marketing, domestic shipping, and port and i n t e r m o d a l programs, and restructured the management of its research and development activities This reorganization transfers responsibility for
Dr. Alan Berman, director of research at the Naval Research Laboratory f o r the past 13 years, was one of the 49 career Federal managers to be presented the "Distinguished Executive" award by President Carter at White House ceremonies recently.
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
The Jover Corporation, P.O. Box 386, Park Ridge, N.J. 07656, has been appointed manufacturers' representative for the Marine Division of Velcon Filters Inc. of San Jose, Calif., in the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania,
More than 90 people attended a recent meeting of the Southern New England Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers held at the Submarine Base Officer's Club, Naval Submarine Base, New London/Groton, Conn. Ronald Provencher from Naval Sea