America took the lead with containerization, and should retain that lead; this success is dependent upon the U.S. retaining its competitiveness in world markets. These were the thoughts of Malcom P. McLean, the founder of oceangoing containerization,
The bunker industry is changing. Bunker buyers want bigger stems, broader choice of grades, more delivery locations, higher standards, additional services, and consistency. Port authorities also want consistency, along with no pollution, more monitoring,
Luther Blount, p r e s i d e n t of Blount Marine Corporation, has announced the delivery of the New Shoreham II, a new innovative, fuel-efficient cruise ship designed to carry 100 passengers. The vessel was constructed in six months, under U.
While the 1970s could be called the decade of the tanker, and the 1980s that of the bulk carrier, without a doubt the 1990s will be most widely recognized in maritime circles as that of the containership. Explosive fleet growth — from 1.768 million
American President Lines has named Capt. E.J. McClafferty as managing director- Southwest region. Concurrently, the company announces the appointment of Nassef Z. Kourey as director of marketing-Southwest region. A 16-year veteran of terminal, traffic and vessel operations management at APL,
Curtis Bay Towing Company has announced two promotions to its executive staff. Effective January 1, 1980, Malcolm W. MacLeod, executive vice president, has been elected president and chief executive officer of the firm. He succeeds Capt. Frank J.
The Navy's M i l i t a r y S e a l i f t Command has issued a request for proposals (November 8) to operate five command-controlled tankers that deliver petroleum products worldwide for the Department of Defense. The T-5 type tankers now are operated by Hudson Waterways Corp.
Rear Adm. A.E. Henn, chief of the Coast Guard's office of marine safety and environmental protection, recently told an oil industry conference that agency and international regulations will eliminate poorly maintained oil tankers and their operators
A new, four-color brochure containing scores of photographs and describing the ship repair and drydocking services offered by Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corporation is now available at no cost from the Virginia shipyard. One of the largest ship repair complexes on the U.
Graig Group is to build on its recent 15-ship order in Vietnam by developing series production of a full range of modern- design bulk carriers at Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin) yards. The series will range from handysize up to capesize.