The June meeting of the Long Beach- Greater Los Angeles Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers was held jointly with the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. The more than 160 participants
"Hamburg has the facilities — and the drive — to develop into the most important North Sea/Baltic port for handling United States cargoes," according to Helmut F.H. Hansen, executive director of port commerce, Port of Hamburg. That was the message
The Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers last technical meeting of the 1976-77 program was at the Mallard Inn, Mt. Laurel, N.J. A paper titled "Modern Wooden Ship—Design and Construction," was presented by co-authors John F.
Increasingly, environmental demands from governments and groups - large and small - will continue to shape the way in which the marine business is conducted. Pressure on ship and boat owners to keep the waters in which they work as pristine as possible has been building for years,
Last month's new product unveiling by Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC), at the SMM gathering in Hamburg, should give fresh impetus to the Ohio company's rapid marine business growth with its performance-enhancing MarineLine cargo tank coating series.
A big blow has been dealt to the Philippines by Washington's decision to remove the three U.S. Navy floating drydocks from the Subic Naval Base. Plans had called for conversion of the area into a commercial ship repair facility. Recently, the
Bristol-based Brunei Limited has developed radical new coating systems for the marine industry. The aim has been to create the most durable, efficient and environmentally friendly available. To marry the owners' needs for hull-effi- ciency, long docking intervals,
The Credit Rating and Insurance System (CRIS) — a specialized and reportedly realistically priced credit risk insurance plan, tailored to meet the debt protection and credit information needs of the international marine industry — was launched recently
David Chen Tou Sin has been appointed General manager of Sembawang Shipyard, Singapore, to succeed E.S. Ware, who returned to the United Kingdom recently on completion of his contract with the shipyard. Mr. Chen, who is a graduate in both marine engineering and shipbuilding,
At the SMM exhibition in Hamburg, Xantic displayed many new products and services aimed at making marine communications more seamless and cost-effective. A new web-based tool designed to make it easier for ship managers to manage vessel mailboxes from the office.