Port of Portland executive director Lloyd Anderson was elected chairman of the board of the National Waterways Conference at a meeting in late September in Birmingham, Ala. Mr. Anderson will head the organization for two years. Dedicated to the promotion of the U.
The 273,117-dwt VLCC World Champion owned by World-Wide Shipping of Hong Kong recently became the 500th ship to be coated by Jotun's Seaconomy, a low-cost, selfpolishing antifouling said to give a drydocking interval of 30 months. The range of
Tracor, Inc.'s Applied Sciences Group has been contracted, on a consulting basis, to perform the engineering development of an automated Inland Waterways Communications System, which will provide automated voice and data communications s e r v
Chamberlain Manufacturing Corporation, based in Elmhurst, 111., has announced that it is offering free literature to the maritime trade on its Manlift line of work platforms. Citing the work and safety advantages built into its self-propelled aerial work platforms,
The recent collapse of the British company Elinca, whose antifouling and corrosion suppression systems are used by shipping operators in the U.S.A., has left many companies without a source for replacement anodes. One of the few companies offering
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
A new series of compact safety relief valves for pressures to 200 psi is now available from Circle Seal Controls, Anaheim, Calif. Designated the 500 Series Relief Valves, they provide a cracking pressure accuracy of +/-5 degrees, and an instant
Norwegian-based Unitor Ships Service AS recently acquired the Gamlen Marine Chemicals activity of Sybron Chemicals Inc., Birmingham, N.J. Gamlen Marine Chemicals, one of Unitor's competitors, has a worldwide network for distribution and sale of marine chemicals and services.