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.
The 46,052-grt luxury cruise liner Holiday (shown above on sea trials) has been delivered by Aalborg Vaerft in Denmark to Carnival Cruise Lines Inc. of Panama. She is designed and built as a steel-hulled, twin-screw/rudder, passenger cruise ship with raked stem,
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,
The Atlantic Companion, first of five giant RO/RO-containerships scheduled to enter Atlantic Container Line's U.S. East Coast-U.K. Northern European service in 1984 arrived in New York on her maiden voyage recently, ushering in what ACL calls "a new era in North Atlantic shipping.
The Sperry Division of Sperry Corporation recently received orders for 50 CAS II collision avoidance systems, totaling more than $2 million, from several Japanese shipowners, bringing the total number of Sperry collision avoidance systems sold worldwide to more than 500.
Seatrain Shipbuilding Corp., Brooklyn, N.Y., a wholly owned subsidiary of Seatrain Lines, Inc., is employing a unique concept in its shipbuilding operations. By using what the company calls a "wonder building," an igloo-shaped hut-like construction,
David Eggert has been named sales and operations coordinator for Cleveland Tankers, Inc., according to a recent announcement by Robert B. Keifer, Ashland Petroleum Company vice president of marine/ surface transportation and facilities. Mr. Eggert's
Imi-Tech Corporation, Elk Grove, 111., recently announced the availability of its new marine products brochure describing its line of lightweight, fire-resistant insulating products for marine applications. The brochure, Catalog No. 584, also describes the unique core material,
The Bird-Johnson Company of Walpole, Mass., has named Jon Vaughn as marketing and sales manager for their Seattle operation in Seattle, Wash. Mr. Vaughn brings over 14 years of marine industry experience to his new position and was most recently
—Literature Available Sal Berte recently announced the formation of Saber Communications, a Houston-based company that will specialize in the representation of high-quality products for marine dealers in both the commercial and pleasure-craft marketplaces.