On Friday, April 30, 2004, the SUNY Maritime College Alumni Association distributed the first scholarship awards of its second century. Founded in 1903, the Alumni Association, a privately funded, volunteer managed, charitable association of graduates
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
The Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, located in Glen Cove, N.Y., has received an endowment for the establishment of a professorship to be named the "Mandell and Lester Rosenblatt Professor of Marine Engineering." Lester Rosenblatt, chairman and chief executive officer of M.
According to the study, "Corrosion Costs and Preventive Strategies," the cost of corrosion in the U.S. is a staggering $276 billion per year. The shipping industry alone accounts for $2.7- billion, broken down into new ship construction — $1.1 billion, maintenance and repairs — $0.
Shipping industry professionals interested in statistics will welcome a new publication just issued by Fairplay Information Systems (FISYS). Drawn from the extensive FISYS database, "World Shipping Statistics 1990" presents a detailed statistical analysis of world shipping industry,
Sperry Corporation, Great Neck, N.Y., has formally opened a new facility in Panama City Beach, Fla., to manage combat system integration support work for the U.S. Navy's mine countermeasures ships. The facility was built to house the work on the three-year, $6.
The Maritime Research Information Service (MRIS) is sponsored by the Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, for the benefit of the U.S. maritime industry through the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council. In operation since 1970,
W.J. Amoss Jr., president of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., a subsidiary of The LTV Corporation, has been selected to receive the American Legion's National Merchant Marine Award. The announcement was made by Comdr. G.Y. Ross of the Legion's Robert L.
Joseph H. Le Blanc Jr., a nationally known figure in the shipbuilding industry for almost 25 years, recently retired from his post as sales manager of the Trinity Marine Group, which is owned by Trinity Industries, Inc. Mr. Le Blanc joined Halter Marine Services, Inc.
Interesting literature that discusses the minimizing of overall operational costs in the shipping industry by judicious expenditure on maintenance is available without charge from Marine Safe Electronics, Concord, Ontario. Titled "Preventive Maintenance of