The fact that the actual incidence of oil cargo spills as a percentage of global ship- ments is minuscule can never a r e a s o n any relaxation in the constant vigilance and unerring drive for risk minimization which must be practiced in all fields of tanker shipping.
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,
The board of directors of Puerto Rico Marine Management, Inc., Elizabeth, N.J., has announced the appointment of Ruddie E. Irizariy as president of PRMMI. Mr. Irizarry, in turn, announced two other high-level PRMMI appointments in the U.S. PRMMI, with 17 offices in the U.
M/G Transport Services, Inc., I l l East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Midland Company, has announced plans for a major revision in its senior management staff, effective the first of the year. J.P. Hayden Jr.
The Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom and the British Shipping Federation are to unite to form one national organization representing the interests of- British shipowners. The new organization will be called the General Council of British Shipping.
The formation of Carter Transport Associates has been announced by R.D. Carter. The firm will specialize in developing global intermodal operating, marketing and organization systems for all carrier modes, individual shippers, shippers' associations,
News from BP, the world's largest oil company, that it plans to have "close control" over 50 percent of its tonnage by 2005 may bring a wry smile to more than a few old timers. It was not very long ago at all that oil majors were systematically divesting themselves of vessels that,
F o u r new 35,000-deadweightton petroleum product tankers have been ordered by Chevron Transport Corporation, a subsidiary of Standard Oil Company of California, for service in the company's international trades. The diesel-powered vessels will
Paul J. Evanson has been appointed controller of Moore and McCormack Co., Inc. (NYSE; Pacific), it was announced by Paul R. Tregurtha, executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Evanson, who joined Moore and McCormack as assistant vice president in January 1973,