An ABS research project deflates the mystique surrounding parametric roll, a rare but dangerous phenomenon particularly threatening to containers/lips. In October 1998, a large, post- Panamax containership limped into the port of Seattle, a victim
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.
The V.Ships Managing Director of USA Shipmanagement operations — Mike Robinson, says that owners are anxious to secure competent crews to serve on their vessels in the coming years, but cost remains an overriding theme in today's market. V.Ships
Compliance Systems Inc. (CSI) says it has been helping the marine industry comply with U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) requirements since 1988. Its approach to regulatory compliance is designed to reduce delays, increase safety and document good faith
F o u r new 35,000-deadweightton petroleum product tankers have been ordered by Chevron Transport Corporation, a subsidiary of Standard Oil Company of California, for service in the company's international trades. The diesel-powered vessels will
L.W. Kinderman, president and CEO of Stockham Valves & Fittings, Inc., Birmingham, Ala., and Charles Gray, chairman, FICOTECH, Inc., Kingsport, Tenn., have announced the formation of ajointventure company, Stockham-Ficotech. The new company will manufacture and sell fire safety actuators,
—Literature Available Babcock & Wilcox, a McDermott company and a leading supplier to the power industry, and FlightSafety International, a leader in simulator training for both aircraft pilots and ships' officers and engineers, recently announced
ACR Electronics, Inc., manufacturers of marine search, safety and rescue equipment, held its annual National Sales Conference August 11-13 in Ft. Lauderdale. This year an expanded program included all regional ACR sales representatives and their wives.