A & B Industries

N e w X-FLO Turbo Compressor Represents Major Advance In Impeller Technology

—Literature Available Ingersoll-Rand Company, Charlotte, N.C., recently introduced the new X-FLO compressor that is said to represent a major advancement in impeller technology. X-FLO's impeller design makes high-speed rotation possible, without



Eighth Presentation Of This High-Quality Exhibition Is Booked To Capacity Indications are that this year's Nor-Shipping Exhibition, to be held as usual at the Sjolyst Centre in Oslo, will attract great interest. All available exhibition space had been booked six months in advance,

Voyage Data Recorders

Customary within the aviation industry, voyage data recorders (VDR's)or "black boxes" will become a mandatory feature onboard all new vessels beginning July 1, 2002. The new regulation, which was passed by the IMO at a recent meeting, also stipulates that all existing vessels entering U.

AMCA Forms Marine Unit; Names Gwyn President

AMCA International Corporation recently announced the formation of a new Marine Division to serve the offshore construction industry. Appointed president of the Marine Division is Peter J. Gwyn who has had extensive experience in marine construction.

Bulkfleet Marine Awards Maintenance System Contract To Stanwick

The Stanwick Corporation's Operations Engineering Division has been awarded a contract by Bulkfleet Marine Corporation to provide an automated maintenance management system for Bulkfleet's two dedicated, deep-notch tug/barge units (DDNTBU) in the 28,

Soaring Shipbuilding Demand To Challenge Shipyard Capacity

Drewry Expects 160 Million CGRT To Be Ordered In Next 10 Years Though current freight rates give many shipowners and financiers cause for concern and orders for new ships have slowed down, the medium to long term outlook for both the shipping and shipbuilding industries is encouraging.

Eisenbiegler And Rippy Named Presidents Of Two Sun Subsidiaries

Sun Trading & Marine Transport, Inc. (S.T.M.T.), 200 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, Pa. 19087, an operating unit of Sun Company, has named presidents of two of its subsidiaries. Frederick P. Eisenbiegler, bulk ship product group vice president for

MarAd Report Shows Maritime Aids Of Six Major Nations

The Maritime Administration (MarAd) has released a report which examines the financial assistance programs administered by the six major nations to their shipping and shipbuilding industries. The study, which covers the period 1971-75, details

Coal-Burning Bulkers Ordered From Yards In Italy And Japan

Orders were placed recently for the first four of a new generation of coal-burning ships. Two 75,000-dwt coal-fired bulk carriers have been ordered by Bulkships Ltd., the ship-owning arm of Australia's Thomas Nationwide Transport Group, from the Monfalcone

Proposed Regulations Regarding Source of Income From Activities In Intl. Waters

The Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") has issued proposed regulations under section 863 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), providing new rules for determining the source of income from activities conducted in international waters for purposes of U.

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