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Redundancy The Next Watchword?

The fact that the actual incidence of oil cargo spills as a percentage of global ship- ments is minuscule can never a r e a s o n any relaxation in the constant vigilance and unerring drive for risk minimization which must be practiced in all fields of tanker shipping.

 

Coal-Fired Marine Boilers

A Coal-Fired Marine Steam Plant Can Be Offered Today Which Will Provide The Same High Traditional Reliability. The origin of the steam boiler can be directly related to the invention of the steam engine, and its development has been a vital element

Homing in on Ships' Electrics

Power systems specialist Rolls-Royce now derives nearly $1.5 billion of total annual sales of $8.7 billion from the marine market, and an important element of its growth strategy in the marine domain is the development of its electrical capabilities, products and technology.

Levingston Launches U.S.-Flag Bulk Carrier 'Pride Of Texas'

Levingston Shipbuilding Company recently launched the motor vessel Pride of Texas at its Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 36,000-dwt dry bulk carrier was christened by Mrs. Valerie Nemirow, wife of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Samuel B.

Crowley Withdraws MarAd Application For Ship Financing Guarantees

Thomas B. Crowley, chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation (CMC), recently announced the formal withdrawal of the company's application to the U.S. Maritime Administration for $450 million in ship financing mortgage guarantees. This action

A Change in Course

News from BP, the world's largest oil company, that it plans to have "close control" over 50 percent of its tonnage by 2005 may bring a wry smile to more than a few old timers. It was not very long ago at all that oil majors were systematically divesting themselves of vessels that,

Hubbard Named To Newly Created Position At American President Lines

American President Lines of Oakland, Calif., has announced the appointment of W.B. Hubbard to the newly created posit ion of senior vice president-operations strategy. Succeeding him as senior vice president- operations is Lorenz P. Robinson, who

Bretvin Named President And COO Of Stolt-Nielsen

Gunnar Bretvin has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Stolt-Nielsen Inc. of Greenwich, Conn., according to an announcement by Jacob Stolt- Nielsen Jr., chairman of the Stolt- Nielsen Group, who will continue as chairman and chief executive officer of Stolt-Nielsen Inc.

Centurion Industrial Marine Offers The 'Crew Seat

—Free Brochure Available Centurion Industrial Marine Inc. of Vancouver, Canada, is offering a chair called the Crew Seat that is designed specifically for passenger vessels and workboats. Featuring an elegant and functional design that will "fit" into the most discriminating environment,

W a u k e s h a Bearings N a m ed M a s t e r U.S. D i s t r i b u t or O f T h o r d o n C o m p o u n ds

Thordon elastomeric bearing compounds will be distributed in the U.S., its territories and possessions by Waukesha Bearings Corporation, Waukesha, Wise., as a result of an agreement between the firm and Thomson-Gordon Ltd. of Canada, the developer and manufacturer of Thordon.

 
 
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