The M/V Karen Ann (shown above), largest towboat in the fleet of the Corpus Christi Marine Services Company, was christened recently by Karen Ann Mc- Carthy, daughter of CCMS board chairman Dennis W. McCarthy. The towboat, which will be one of
In 2000, VLCCs obtained S53.000 per day. up from less than $20,000 in 1999. Old VLCCs reached $33,000 per day compared with only $11,000 in 1999. The freight market boom also had its effect on medium size crude carriers. After poor market conditions in 1999 with modern Suezmaxes obtaining $15,
Two significant events occurred at Midland/Port Allen Marine Services (PAMS) recently. The Baton- Rouge-based firm announced the installation of a new dry dock at its River Plant, located at Mile 224 on the Lower Mississippi River. The 1,200-ton
Werner Funke, president of Renk Corporation, has announced the appointment of Tony Xanthos as sales manager, bearings division. Mr. Xanthos will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the bearings throughout the U.S. Prior to joining Renk,
Peter P. Lombard, president of American United Marine Corporation, has been honored for his outstanding contribution to trade relations with Norway and the United States and has been awarded a special export diploma by the Export Council of Norway.
—Free Literature Available Atlas-Danmark Marine and Offshore, a division of Atlas-Danmark A/S, one of the world's leading manufacturers of heavy duty watermakers, has further strengthened its position in the field of evaporative-type watermakers
RGB Spectrum, Berkeley, Calif., a leading manufacturer of videographic products and workstations and graphic displays, has introduced the new RGB/Videolink® 1450AX auto-sync scan converter that transforms high resolution computer graphics to television format.
A $3.6-million contract to conduct acceptance testing of sonobuoys for the United States Navy has been awarded by the Naval A v i o n i c s Center, Indianapolis, Ind., to Tracor Marine, Inc., Port Everglades, Fla., subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas.
Fire Combat, Inc., Marinette, Wise., is offering a free 10-page product manual on their fire suppression systems (dry chemical, foam and halon), fire apparatus and custom systems engineering. The 10-page binder-type manual outlines the general
Unitek, a locally owned Honolulu, Hawaii, firm and Sause Bros., an Oregon transportation and shipyard company, announced recently that they are constructing a $2-million floating steel drydock for ship repair to be based in Honolulu. The 200-foot