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,
J. Erik Hvide has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Hvide Shipping Incorporated and its affiliates. He joined the Fort Lauderdale-based company in 1973 after gaining experience in dry cargo and tanker ship operations, both in the U.
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.
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.
W. Brandt Brooksby and Richard L. Tavrow have been elected senior vice presidents of American President Lines, Ltd. (APL), it was announced recently. W.B. Seaton, president of APL, said that Mr. Brooksby will be responsible for the finance and administration areas,
Reorganization of the Maritime Administration's administrative, policy, and international activities has been announced by Garrett E. Brown Jr., acting deputy maritime administrator in the Department of Transportation. One new associate administrator's
Halter Marine, Inc. the vessel segment of Friede Goldman Halter, Inc. announced that it has signed a contract with an undisclosed customer to build a 332 x 74 x 25 ft. (101.1 x 22.5 x 7.6 m), double-skin, clean oil tank barge with an estimated 80,000 BBL capacity.
William B. Hubbard, senior vice president-operations of American President Lines, and John C. Roberts, vice president-corporate development of Natomas Company, have been elected directors of American President Lines. Mr. Hubbard, who has more than
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,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced a summer course on port planning and development, which will be held from August 15 to 26, 1977. The objective of this course is to provide port planners, operators, administrators, or regulators