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Doherty takes the Helm at Maritrans

For the past 75 years, Maritrans has maintained a high level of customer satisfaction due to its constant vigilance regarding safety and performance. In order to instill and maintain these efforts, the company has always been quick to pursue

 

Hitachi Zosen Completes VLCC Sea Prince'

The Sea Prince, a 275,782-dwt tanker, was recently completed at Hitachi Zosen's Ariake Works. The 1,070-foot-long by 185.7-foot-wide very large crude carrier (VLCC) was christened and delivered to the owner, Seatruth Shipping Company S.A. The

AIS - Panacea or Pandora's Box

According to Greek legend, Zeus had the messenger god Mercury leave a mysterious box with Pandora. Mercury told Pandora to hold the box for safekeeping, but under no circumstances was she to open it. Not long after Mercury departed, curiosity got

Offshore Express In $10-Million Expansion- 'Lightning Express1 Delivered By Progressive Shipbuilders

A $10-million expansion program has been announced by Offshore Express, Inc., a Houma, La.- based marine transportation firm. Robert C. Schmidt, vice president and general manager of Offshore Express, said the company has taken delivery of the

Crisis Management and the Integration of Vessel Tracking Technologies

The implementation of Crisis Management Systems (CMS) designed to respond to situations in ports and waterways, and along our coasts, requires the availability of up-to-date information on the location of resources on-hand and those already deployed.

Hitachi Zosen Completes 275,993-Dwt Tanker Sea Duke

Hitachi Zosen's Ariake Works in Japan recently completed the 275,993-dwt tanker Sea Duke, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) which was delivered to the owner, Resilience Shipping Company Limited. The 1,070-foot-long by 185.7-foot-wide tanker is a sister ship of the M/T Sea Prince,

Dear President Bush... Reasons for More Title XI Funding

One of the first important official acts of new U.S. President George W. Bush will be to submit to Congress a budget request for the entire U.S. Government for fiscal year 2002. For Americans with a stake in shipbuilding, a key budgetary concern

Autronica Receives Order For Radar-Based Level Gaging Systems

Autronica has received the order for GL-90 radar-based level gaging systems for the 56,000 m^ LPG/ NH3/VCM carriers ordered at the Kvaerner Govan yard in Glasgow. The system will measure the level in eight cargo tanks and is connected to an Autronica

Racal's ISES Improves Ship Operating Efficiency

—Literature Available Ship electronic systems covering all aspects of management afloat were presented by Racal to the international shipping community at the Europort Exhibition in Amsterdam. Known as ISES—Integrated Ship Electronics Systems—the

Bane And Ferriner Promoted In ITT Rayonier's T&D Dept.

Two changes in the Transportation and Distribution Department of ITT Rayonier Inc., Stamford, Conn., were announced recently by Robert E. Heine, vice president and director, transportation and distribution. Donald J. Bane has been promoted to manager, distribution services, and Gregory R.

 
 
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