The horrific attacks on 9-11. and the subsequent increase in maritime security required to protect against asymmetric maritime attacks, has dramatically changed the U. S. Coast Guard. They have changed the service's emphasis on port security as
With John McNeece recently departing the company to "pursue other interests," the McNeece reputation is now led by Mark Hilferty. Destination Brisbane is touted as a breakthrough, advanced concept for a radical cruise vessel embodying the vibrant spirit of Australia.
Lawson Products Corporation has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by Sasakura Engineering Co., Ltd. of Osaka, Japan, it was announced by Tetsugoro Sasakura, president. Located at 70 Pine Street, New York, N.Y., since 1945, the Lawson corporate
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Conshohocken, Pa., has acquired all outstanding common and preferred stock of Selby, Battersby & Co. of Philadelphia. Selby, for more than 50 years, has been a manufacturer of flooring systems for industrial, commercial,
Alfa-Laval, Inc., of Fort Lee, N.J., a world supplier of centrifuges, plate heat exchangers, and watermakers to the chemical, food, mining, marine, power, biotech and numerous other industries, now has available a new eight-page full-color brochure.
Coppus Engineering Corporation, Worcester, Mass., licensee of Fredriksstad Mek Verksted (FmV), announces the plaoement of an order by Mobil Oil for several FmV Inert Gas Systems to foe retrofitted on Mobil ships now in operation. FmV Inert Gas
The AWO board of directors, at their fall quarterly meeting in Tulsa, Okla., on September 13-14, elected James B. Potter Jr. as the Association's fourth president in its 34-year history. Mr. Potter, prior to his election as AWO's chief executive,
Allweiler International A.G., one of Germany's largest pump manufacturers, has announced the establishment of Allweiler Pump Inc. to market and service two lines of positive displacement pumps in the United States and Canada. The new corporation,
Dodd Fiori, formerly director of equipment management for American President Lines, Oakland, Calif., has been named director of special services for the Pacific Basin shipping firm. In this capacity, Mr. Fiori is responsible for corporate activities
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been authorized to act as a "Certified Verification Agent" by the Geological Survey of the United States Department of the Interior to ensure that offshore fixed platforms and other structures meet federal standards.