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Answering the Call from Above

Selecting a "Technology-of-the-Year" for the June 2002 Yearbook edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was no smal task, and a decidedly unscientific one, at that. There were no editorial boards, voting slips, gala dinners or plaques. Simply put.

 

CRUISE + FERRY 1991 CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION London, May 29-31

Regarded as one of the world's largest passenger ship shows, Cruise + Ferry has been scheduled for May 29 to 31, 1991 in London's Olympia 2 Conference and Exhibition Center. The biennial event, with its large international exhibition, is a premier

Newport News Launches Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier 'Carl Vinson'

The Carl V i n s o n (CVN-70), third Nimitz-class, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched recently during c e r e m o n i e s at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia. Not only was the launch a major step in the U.S. Navy's shipbuilding program,

Tore Steen Appointed President And CEO, West State, Inc.

West State, Inc. (WSI) recently announced that Tore Steen has been appointed president and chief executive officer. Mr. Steen will assume the role from Doug Watson, owner of WSI, who will become chairman. WSI is one of three major marine repair companies in Portland, Ore.

MarAd Approves Sale Of Delta Line To U.S. Lines

The Maritime Administration has given its approval for United States Lines, Inc. to acquire the ships and other assets of Delta Steamship Lines, Inc. Under the agreement, USL will buy the 11 existing Delta ships and will charter the three being

Power for a New Breed of RoPax

Building fast RoPax vessels is nothing new for Australia's Austal Ships. The company, founded just 16 years ago. has quickly crafted a reputation as one of the largest and best builders of aluminum craft in the world, and today boasts an annual turnover in excess of $250 million.

Baldt Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Baldt, Inc. of Chester, Pa., is celebrating its 90th anniversary. As a producer of product for the international market, Baldt indicates they will continue to expand their business based on what they do best: manufacturing some of the world's strongest,

New Early-Warning Device Protects Electric Motors- Literature Available

Insulation failure is by far the most frequent cause of costly burnouts in marine electrical machinery. While a motor or generator is idle, its coil is under continuous attack by shipboard atmosphere and contaminants. Insulation resistance eventually drops below safe levels.

Effects On The U.S. Fishing Industry By The Anti-Reflagging Act Of 1987

Act Likely To Eliminate All Foreign Rebuilding Of U.S. Fishing Vessels Unregulated fishing and concern for depletion of fish stocks relied upon by coastal fishermen across the nation resulted in attempts to ensure control of the U.S. fishing industry by Americans (i.

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Manufacturers of marine coatings and other corrosion-fighting systems continue to improve their products and services, with much emphasis on reducing costs, both of the products and their application, and by extending drydocking times. The fuel-saving,

 
 
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