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



London June 19-20 Cruise 85, the first international conference and exhibition for people involved in the management, operation and services of cruise shipping, will take place at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London, on June 19-20. The two-day event is being organized by the U.

Lykes President W.J. Amoss Receives American Legion Merchant Marine Award

W.J. Amoss Jr., president of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., a subsidiary of The LTV Corporation, was presented the American Legion's National Merchant Marine Award by President Ronald Reagan in a recent White House ceremony. President Reagan said Mr.

Comsat Names Taricco Western Region Manager, Maritime Industries Sales

Comsat Maritime Services recently announced that Thomas Taricco has been named Western region manager, maritime industries sales, responsible for the company's maritime satellite services sales efforts within the shipping, fishing and offshore markets located on the West Coast.

NDTA New York Chapter Elects Captain Fritzke

Capt. Herman E. Fritzke, Commander of the Atlantic Area Military Sealift Command based in Bayonne, N.J., has been elected president of the New York Chapter, National Defense Transportation Association, for the coming year. He succeeds Conrad H.

Transforming a Transportation Company into A Successful e-Business

The maritime industry is at an historic crossroad — and the direction that companies take can determine whether their future is filled with success or failure. Consider this — maritime accounts for 96 percent of all transportation — driving much of the momentum of the world economy.

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.

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Manufacturers and suppliers of marine coatings and other corrosion- prevention measures continue to improve their products and services. In the important area of reducing fuel consumption, a new generation of self-polishing, antifouling hull coatings,

! Safe Haven1 Debate Could Have Resounding Effects

A situation ongoing at press time half way around the world promises to affect the way in which ship emergencies are handled in the U.S. and abroad. Last month, debates were raging and political fur was flying as the stricken tanker, Castor, carrying 29,

MMS Forms Subsidiary To Serve Clients In United Kingdom/Europe

Marine Management Systems, Inc. (MMS) recently announced the formation of an overseas subsidiary, Marine Management Systems (U.K.), Ltd., to provide technical support for its clientele in the United Kingdom and on the Continent. H e a d q u a r t e r e d in Stamford, Conn.

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