The economy will experience a boost in the Coos Bay/North Bend, Ore., area soon. John Sweet, director of marketing and sales for Sause Bros., Coos Bay's ocean towing company, says that its new barge-building facility (shown above) is expected to be finished by mid-year.
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 27th annual fall meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held recently at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. The technical session featured "North to Tuktoyatuk," a panel discussion and audiovisual presentation on the design,
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.
The Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") has issued proposed regulations under section 863 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), providing new rules for determining the source of income from activities conducted in international waters for purposes of U.
U.S.-flag shipping — on the oceans, the Great Lakes and Inland Waterways — has again proven to be an undisputed leader in world maritime safety. This was evident during the Annual Ship Safety Awards Luncheon, sponsored by the American Institute
retrofit of a Bouchard Coastwise Management Co., tug and barge to an articulated (ATB) unit utilizing the Intercon Coupler System. The 446-ft., 125,000 BBL (barrel) black oil Barge B. No.175 which was renamed Barge B. No.275, was transformed from
The M a r i t i m e Administration has approved in principle the application of First Attransco Tanker Corp., Second Attransco Tanker Corp., and Third Attransco Tanker Corp. for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of three 50,884-deadweightton oil product carriers.
Federal Barge Lines, Inc., St. Louis, has announced the following promotions and management changes: John F. Lynch, president and chief executive officer; Thomas F. Maloney, senior vice president-sales; Robert A. Labdon, senior vice president-operations ; and Richard D.
A proposal to c o n s t r u c t six 50,000-dwt oil tankers has been announced by American Trading and Transportation Company of New York City. Through individual subsidiaries designated Attransco T a n k e r C o r p o r a t i o n I through VI,