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Meeting the Ballast Water Challenge

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,

 

Port Of Hamburg Completes Tour Of The United States

"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

Targeting Greek Shipping's $16B Budget

Around the world, people involved with shipping are booking flights to Greece and preparing to do business at the Posidonia 2002 International Shipping Exhibition, held on the Piraeus waterfront from June 4-7. 2002. With the Greek market worth a conservative $16 billion per annum,

Outlook for Floating Production Systems

Floating production has evolved to a mature technology that opens for development oil and gas reservoirs that would be otherwise impossible or uneconomic to tap. The technology enables production far beyond the depth constraints of fixed platforms, generally considered to be 1,400 ft.

Stevedoring Companies Cited For Reducing Accidents On Piers

Seventeen stevedoring and marine terminal companies were honored in New York City for safety efforts over the past two years that helped reduce the frequency of accidents among some 11,000 waterfront workers in the bistate Port of New York and New Jersey.

Mainland China Places Order Worth $2 Million For Rucker Petroleum Drilling Equipment

The People's Republic of China has ordered petroleum drilling controls and blowout preventers valued at approximately $2 million from The Rucker Company, a major producer of petroleum drilling and well production equipment. Company officials said

Greek Committee Established By Det norske Veritas

An increasing number of Greek vessels are now being classified with Det norske Veritas and at the last turn of the year, the figures were 166 ships totaling 1.75-million gross tons, or 11 percent of the fleet registered in Greece. As a consequence

Vosta LMG signs U.S. contract for 18" Cutter Suction Dredge design

Vosta LMG won a contract for components and engineering package for an 18-in. Cutter Suction Dredge for Cottrell Contracting, a U.S.-based dredging company. The dredge will be built in co-operation with Cottrell Contracting at a shipyard in the U.

Maritime Industry Impact On Nation's Economy Shown In MarAd Report

The Maritime Administration has released the results of the first major Government effort to analyze the impact of the U.S.- flag shipping and American shipbuilding industries on the nation's economy. The findings demonstrate conclusively that

 
 
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