$270-Million Expansion Is Proposed For Port Of Portland

The Port of Portland, Ore., is gearing up for the coming turn-of-the-century by which time it is anticipated that the volume of general cargo in the port will triple. The Port Commission recently accepted a master development plan devised by a 30- member Citizens Advisory Task Force.


Daewoo-Built Vehicle Carriers To Have MacGregor-Navire Access Equipment

South Korea is the latest nation to land an order for the building of the ship type known as the pure car/ truck carrier (PC/TC). Daewoo Shipbuilding, one of Korea's newest and most versatile yards, has entered the growing car carrier building market with an order for construction of two 5,

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.


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,

Daewoo To Build Offshore Gas/Oil Production Plant

Esso Production Malaysia, Inc. (EPMI) has asked Daewoo Shipbuilding and Heavy Machinery Ltd. to build an offshore oil and gas production plant and to supply a dehydration module for a second plant. The total price of the projects, including owner-furnished equipment, is $35 million.

TechnoFibre Leads In Lifeboat Maintenance

For more than 10 years, Singaporebased lifeboat maintenance company TechnoFibre has been at the forefront of this market, specifically in Asia. Now with established franchise operations in 16 countries including Australia, Netherlands, Sweden and U.

ABS Publishes Its First Guide For Certification Of Thrusters

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published the first edition of its "Guide for Certification of Thrusters." The Guide provides for the certification of various thruster systems such as main propulsion thrusters, propulsion assist thrusters,

A.R. Larsen To Offer Turnkey Interior Services

A. R. Larsen Company, Inc. of Redmond, Wash., a provider of galley equipment, design and custom fabrication in the Northwest, has expanded its capabilities to include complete standard and custom galley services to the marine industry. Since 1985, A.

Rauma-Repola Deck Machinery And Aquamaster Propulsion Join Forces In New Company

Hollming Ltd. and Rauma-Repola Oy, two Finnish marine companies, have joined forces to make the best use of their trade names. In the future, the production of Aquamaster propulsion units and Rauma-Repola winches will take place under the same roof.

Exxon ULCCs Receive S t a n w i c k M a i n t e n a n ce A n d Inventory Services

The Stanwick merchant ship maintenance system will be installed on four of the largest ships in the world, according to Robert Apple, president of The Stanwick Company Division of The Stanwick C o r p o r a t i o n , Washington, D.C. Exxon International

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