A Tradition Carried On

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


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

Webb Institute Receives Endowment For Professorship From Lester Rosenblatt

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.

NACExpo 2003 Set for San Diego

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.

New Fairplay Book Details 1990 World Shipping Statistics

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 Opens New Facility In Panama City Beach, Fla.

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.

MRIS Publishes Cumulative Index For 1970-1976

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,

Lykes President Amoss To Get American Legion Merchant Marine Award

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 Le Blanc Jr. Retires From Trinity Marine Group

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.

Marine Safe Electronics Offers Free Literature On 'Fail-Safe' Line

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

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