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
Washburn & Doughty Assoc. recently delivered Surrie Moran, the last vessel in a six-boat contract, to Moran Services Corp. in Greenwich, Conn.. The Surrie Moran is a 92 x 32 x 14 ft. (28 x 9.7 x 4.2 m), 4,000 hp Z-Drive that will join the other members of the Marci Moran Class in Norfolk, Va.
At a recent luncheon meeting of The Society of Marine Consultants held at the Whitehall Club in New York, a large turnout of members and guests heard a presentation on the transportation of oil from the arctic. The speaker was Virgil Rinehart,
Mangone Swiftships, Inc. of Houston recently delivered the 245-foot Northern Sun (shown above) to Sun Transport, Inc., a subsidiary of Sun Company, Inc. Classed + A 1 Oil Carrier + AMS by the American Bureau of Shipping, the minitanker has a cargo capacity of about 22,
Maritime Reporter solicited the opinions of two of the leading marine salvage companies to discover trends and challenges facing marine operators in the near future. The 2003 National Maritime Salvage Conference, sponsored by American Salvage Association (ASA),
After two years of operation, the Kings Point Scholars Program, which offers outstanding seniors at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., the opportunity to research a subject of current interest to the maritime industry,
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
The American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association (The American Club) has announced the election of two new members to its board of directors. Joining the club's governing body were Bruce A. McAllister, president, McAllister Brothers, Inc.
John J. McMullen Associates (JJMA) is a member of the Raytheon LCS team recently selected by the US Navy to develop the preliminary design of a Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the next generation surface combatant. Designs are to be finalized in seven months.
The nation's railroads will receive major profit windfalls in the next few years due to a change of accounting methods allowed them in the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, according to a study conducted by the Chicago law firm of Lord, Bissell & Brook.