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Archie Wilson Elected New Chairman Of AWO

"The coming year shows signs of both hope and danger for the U.S. barge and towing industry," the new chairman of the board of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. (AWO), told the association's members recently. "The hope is based on some longawaited signs of economic recovery,

 

Gladding-Hearn Building Detroit Diesel-Powered Catamaran For California Ferry Market

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, The Duclos Corp., has begun building an Incat-designed catamaran for a southern California operator. Beginning in May, Catalina Channel Express will provide excursion and commuter service aboard the 102- foot Jet Cat Express from its home base of San Pedro,

NORWEGIAN MARINE EQUIPMENT & SHIPPING

the Norsemen first cast off from her misty shores in their dragon-shaped long ships, Norway's prosperity has been intertwined with the sea. An integral part of this deep-rooted maritime tradition is a spirit of innovation which has enabled this rugged,

PROMISING FUTURE FOR CANADIAN NAVAL SHIPBUILDING

Navy Programs Could Bring C$16 Billion In Work To Shipbuilding & Allied Industries Over Next 15 Years Based on a speech by J.W. Serge Poirier, Director-Procurement & Supply Maritime, Canadian Department of National Defense (DND), at the Canadian

Sewage Treatment Plant From Omnipure Available Now In Take-Apart Unit

The Omnipure marine sewage treatment plant now comes in a takeapart version that can be fitted into spaces previously inaccessible to any marine sewage treatment plant. Maximum space required is 1.5 meters by 0.6 meters by 1.8 meters, with access suitable for personnel to pass through.

New Pipe Installation Guide Available From Fiberglass Resources

An updated 88-page Pipe Installation Guide from Fiberglass Resources Corporation of Farmingdale, N.Y., contains all the necessary information required for field personnel to correctly assemble, test, and repair epoxyfiberglass piping systems. The convenient,

Deck Machinery And Cargo-Handling Equipment

To remain competitive in the world of shipping, vessel operators must keep their port time for loading and unloading operations to a minimum. Fast, reliable, and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, and cargo access equipment— all invaluable

Wide Range Of Vessels Using Hamilton Water Jets Detailed In Free Literature

C.W.F. Hamilton & Co. Ltd. of New Zealand is offering free literature on the wide range of craft for which Hamilton water jets were chosen as the preferred propulsion system. Inboard mounted near the stern, Hamilton water jets draw water through an intake duct and debris screen,

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,

Moss Point Marine Completes Tug For Panama Canal Commission

Moss Point Marine, Inc., Escatawpa, Miss., has completed the all-steel, 105-foot harbor tug, Paz, to the Panama Canal Commission, Republic of Panama. Original construction was begun by another shipyard which did not complete the vessel due to inclement

 
 
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