Canadian Offshore Resources Exposition

Halifax, Nova Scotia—October 1-3 This year's Fifth Annual Canadian Offshore Resources Exposition and Conference (CORE) is again scheduled for Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 1-3. The exposition will be held at the Port of Halifax Ocean Terminals


GAO Affirms DD(X) Contract to Gold Team

Northrop Grumman Corporation, leader of the DD(X) Gold Team, and Raytheon company, received positive news last month when the General Accounting Office (GAO), decided that an appropriate evaluation process was used when the U.S. Navy selected the Gold


Faster, more efficient cargo handling reduces costs and increases profit opportunities for all vessel owners—inland, coastal and deepdraft. To satisfy the changing needs of these cost-conscious customers, manufacturers of deck machinery and cargo

Teamwork, Creativity And Determination

On May 22, 1944, the Certificate of Incorporation of The American Waterways Operators was filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware. It asserted, among other things, that AWO's purpose was, "To promote harmonious and friendly cooperation among

AMERICA'S SEAPORTS The Dynamics Of Change

For more than three centuries, America's seaports have been centers of population, trade, and vibrant economic activity. Within the past three years, the U.S. seaport industry has emerged from the throes of recession, and today, in many respects,

From E-Biz to E-Bust: Is Online Chartering and Sale and Purchase Possible?

The failure rate for new ventures in cyberspace is very high, and there is no reason to believe that maritime "dot corns" will fare differently. When e-biz companies fail, the reasons often given are lack of invest- ment ("the money ran out") or

Seaworthy Engine Systems Shortens Corporate Name

Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc. of Essex, Conn, has announced a shortened corporate name. The new name, Seaworthy Systems, Inc., will better reflect the increased scope of company engineering activities, according to David A. O'Neil, president of the firm.

FGH moves to get house in order

Those searching for tangible effects of a dramatic offshore drawdown need look no further than Friede Goldman Halter. The company, which was riding a crest of business powered by key acquisitions in the mid-90s, saw its plan thwarted when a host

Shipowners, Charterers Launch New Internet-Based Shipping Exchange

An international group of major energy, shipping and IT companies have joined forces to set up an independent shipping exchange: with operations based in Oslo and offices in Stockholm and Amsterdam. The group consists of U.S.-based energy group Enron (www.

DNV Maritime: Changing of the Guard

Rapid-fire change is the only thing that stays the same in today's increasingly regulation-heavy, litigious maritime industry. Norway's Det Norske Veritas is there to help smooth out the curves. It is no overstatement to say that the marine business

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