Teamwork, Creativity And Determination

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


BY backs S&T Ecomax Tanker Design

Innovation on the tanker front comes from many venues, and one of the latest — the Ecomax tanker design — is offered from the minds and experience of a pair of French companies, classification society Bureau Veritas and shipowner Services & Transport.

Port of London Awards Norcontrol Contract For Radar Display System

—Free Literature Available The Port of London Authority has awarded a contract to the Norcontrol Division of Kongsberg Ltd., for a new radar display system in the operations room of the Thames Navigation Service at Gravesend. Included in the contract


The U.S. barge and towing industry has established an excellent reputation for being responsive to the needs of America's shippers and consumers. It is fuelefficient, cost-effective and highly productive. With these qualities, it is no wonder

The Art of Maneuvering

Cunard's 30-knot cruise liner Queen Mary 2 is testament both to the business verve and the technological resourcefulness of the maritime industries. The circumspect approach to every facet of the project underscores the preoccupation with issues of longterm structural integrity,

Fire Combat, Inc. Offers 10-Page Manual On Fire Suppression Systems

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

MHI Delivers Newest Tanker For Chevron Fleet

Chevron Corporation's newest tanker, the 78,000-dwt R. Hal Dean, was recently christened and delivered at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' (MHI) shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan. Christened by Mrs. Gale Dean, wife of R. Hal Dean, a member of Chevron's board of directors,

C.J. Hendry Co. Appoints John Iamarino

Fred Barg, vice president of C.J. Hendry Co., San Francisco, Calif.- based ship chandlery firm since 1865, has announced the appointment of John Iamarino as manager of their San Pedro branch. He replaces Dan Baldwin, who has retired after serving C.

BV Proposes 12,500-TEU Mega Containership

Bureau Veritas (BV), working with Knud E. Hansen, BV has developed a 12,500-teu containership design, it says will provide economies of scale and harness innovative technical solutions to providing more capacity. "There are nearly 15 major terminals which

Study Finds No Causal Link Between Crew Size And Maritime Safety

A two-year study of the effect of crew sizes on maritime safety, recently completed by the Marine Board of the National Research Council, was unable to identify a causal link between manning levels and safety. The study was commissioned by the U.

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