According to Sigurd Nilsen, president of Bailey Refrigeration, the firm's highly successful Miami branch has been reorganized as a separate company within the Bailey group of companies. "The growth of cruise activity out of south Florida has been phenomenal," says Mr.
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.
Krupp Ruhrorter Schiffswerft, Duisberg, West Germany, has completed two of four pusher tugs ordered by the Central Water Transportation Company Ltd., Onitsha, Nigeria. The new tugs, Lau and Baro, were shipped recently from Rotterdam to Nigeria on the deck of an oceangoing vessel.
Hudson Shipbuilders, Inc. (HUDSHIP), Pascagoula, Miss., marked its entry into the foreign market with the delivery of the 112-foot offshore supply vessel Grayscout to Gray MacKenzie Company, Ltd., Marine Division, Bahrain. The vessel departed
D.J. Kirchhoff, president and chief executive officer of Castle & Cooke, Inc., has announced that an agreement in principle has been reached with a Honolulubased conglomerate and European interests in which seven refrigerated cargo vessels and other properties will be acquired by the U.
Esso Production Malaysia, Inc. (EPMI) has asked Daewoo Shipbuilding and Heavy Machinery Ltd. to build an offshore oil and gas production plant and to supply a dehydration module for a second plant. The total price of the projects, including owner-furnished equipment, is $35 million.
The Consolidated Industrial Skills Corporation (CISCO) has been formed to supplement companies with skilled, first-class labor. Currently, CISCO is servicing major shipbuilding concerns in the Gulf and East Coasts with pipefitters, shipfitters,
Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corp., a subsidiary of IU International Corp., 1500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, has announced the formation of Gotaas-Larsen LNG, Inc. The new company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corp.
Agreement has been reached by House and Senate negotiators on funding for several maritime agencies and their programs. A Senate-House conference committee, working on a $22.1 billion appropriations measure for the Departments of Commerce, Justice,
Drewry Expects 160 Million CGRT To Be Ordered In Next 10 Years Though current freight rates give many shipowners and financiers cause for concern and orders for new ships have slowed down, the medium to long term outlook for both the shipping and shipbuilding industries is encouraging.