Sending Screws, Pistons and Lube Oil via Satellite

In just a few years, the Schepers shipping line communications have evolved from telex punched tape to a super-fast and easily operated communications system At the Rudolf Schepers shipping line based in Elsfleth in the Oldenburg region, shipping is a business with traditions.


McAllister Brothers Names Donald Hankin VP-Engineering

Donald C. Hankin, marine superintendent for McAllister Brothers in the ports of New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk, San Juan and overseas operations, has been appointed to the additional position of vice president-engineering. He will continue in his present position,

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.

Dubai Dry Dock Begins Operations

A & P Appledore International Limited has been appointed as managers for The Dubai Dry Dock Company, one of the world's largest ship repair complexes. Dubai Dry Dock received many inquiries during the weeks preceding the opening of the yard, last month.

The Will for Business

new chapter in Hyundai Heavy Industries' development of its position among the top echelon of producers of gas tanker tonnage is set to unfold with the anticipated delivery before the end of 2004 of the yard's first membranetype LNG carrier. Building

Megasystems Receives Contracts To Equip Two Amoco Vessels

Another major oil company, Amoco, has signed contracts to equip ships in its fleet with computerized engine monitoring and control systems from Megasystems, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. The orders were placed through Kevin Patrick Smith's Suppliers Marine & Industrial, Inc.

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

T.A.S.T. To Represent Dan-Vaerft A / S In U.S. And Canadian Markets

Dan-Vaerft A/S, which consists of the shipyards Aalborg Vaerft A/S, Frederikshavn Vaerft A/S, and Helsingoer Reparations Vaerft, S/S, has made an agreement with T.A.S.T. Corporation of New York for T.A.S.T. to be their representative in the American and Canadian markets, effective this fall.

MSC To Procure Additional Ships For Ready Reserve Force

The Military Sealift Command has announced that it intends to procure on the world market during FY 1987 various types of additional ships for the Ready Reserve Force (RRF), in order to meet its final force goal of 120 ships. On January 17, 1986, the Navy spent $206.

Hitachi Zosen Receives Jackup Drilling Rig Order From India

Hitachi Zosen recently received an order to build one cantilever type mobil offshore jackup drilling rig. The order came from the Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) of India. This drilling rig is the third of its type built by Hitachi Zosen for ONGC,

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