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.
Arthur J. Yeend has been named assistant to the president of Campbell Industries, San Diego, Calif. 92112, with primary responsibilities in the area of development and improvements in the company's fishing vessel construction programs. Although he has been absent for a few years, Mr.
—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
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.
Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. of South Korea has signed a contract with Compagnie Generale Maritime in France for the construction of a 41,000-dwt containership. The vessel, which will cost around $40 million, will be the first
Halifax Shipyard in Nova Scotia, Canada, recently completed on schedule a major, sixweek damage contract following the collision of two vessels off Cape Breton. The ships involved were the 11,301-dwt cargo vessel Ho Ming 3, owned by Dowa Line Limited of Tokyo,
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.
Federal Barge Lines, Inc., St. Louis, has announced the following promotions and management changes: John F. Lynch, president and chief executive officer; Thomas F. Maloney, senior vice president-sales; Robert A. Labdon, senior vice president-operations ; and Richard D.
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,
The Shipbuilding and Metal Fabrication Technology Conference will be held on October 4-5, 1988 at the Radisson Hotel Hampton in Hampton, Va. The conference, sponsored by the American Welding Society and their Tidewater Section, will focus on new