Three Appointed To Key Positions At Morris Guralnick Associates

Three appointments to key staff positions were recently announced by Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA), prominent San Francisco, Calif., firm of naval architects and marine engineers. Henry Berk has been appointed chief electrical engineer.



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.

Ensolve Develops Innovative Oily Water Separator

EnSolve Biosystems has developed and is offering the PetroLiminator, a biomechanical oily water separator for the marine industry. In fact, the Raleigh, N.C., company was recently presented the Seatrade Award for countering marine and atmospheric

Nauticast AG

Following the company strategy to expand its global business, Nauticast's SOLAS Class A AlS-Transponder was recently granted two further regional approvals: The USCG/FCC-approval for the North-American market and the CCS-approval for the emerging market of the Federal Republic of China.

83 Vessel $3.4-Billion Program Planned By Japanese Shippers

Japan's six largest shipping companies plan to invest more than $3.4 billion in construction of 83 new cargo vessels during the next three years, according to the Japan development Bank (JDB). The construction will consist mainly of carriers of non-oil energy resources,

Gerald Carson Joins APL As North America Director Of Operations

Gerald R. Carson has joined American President Lines (APL) as a director of operations, North America, according to Lorenz P. Robinson, vice president for the North America area. Mr. Carson is responsible for the overall coordination and control of

A Salute To The American Merchant Marine Leadership In World Maritime Safety

U.S.-flag shipping — on the oceans, the Great Lakes and Inland Waterways — has again proven to be an undisputed leader in world maritime safety. This was evident during the Annual Ship Safety Awards Luncheon, sponsored by the American Institute

Scottish Company To Revolutionize Coating Inspection

Luminous Technologies Ltd. has, after 12 years of research, developed an optically active additive (OAA) that when introduced into an existing coating formulation enables easier inspection during application and through life of the coating — without

Galveston Ship Consolidates Yard, Will Sell 35 Acres

In a move to streamline its operations and release a portion of its shipyard property for sale, Galveston Shipbuilding will consolidate its services to a northeast 10-acre section of its 45-acre site in Galveston, Texas, according to owner Harry J.

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