To strengthen its service capabilities to shipowners the world over, Hitachi Zosen has recently established a Ship Conversion Planning Department as part of the Administration Division of the Shipbuilding Headquarters. The new department began operations on April 1, 1977.
Abex Corporation has announced the appointment of Paul J. Powers as president of the company's Denison Division, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. In his new position, Mr. Powers is responsible for the division's worldwide operations. These include the Research & Development Center,
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
A free color brochure highlighting a line of asbestos-free insulation textiles is now available from Hitco® Materials Division. The brochure explains in detail the many insulation textiles the company offers, and their applications. The products detailed include Refrasil®,
Subsea7 travels to some of the world's most remote marine locations to provide construction, diving, pipelay and remotely operated vehicle (ROV)/survey services. Because it operates vessels throughout the world, it is essential for Subsea7 to provide
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.
The Maritime Data Network (MARDATA) of Stamford, Conn., has added Baltic Freight Rate Index data to its on-line information service for ocean shipping. Subscribers can now access the Daily Baltic Index and year-to-date activity in addition to
—Results Available Independent laboratory tests of Amergize™ deposit modifier/combustion improver have proven a significant reduction in specific fuel consumption, carbon deposits, exhaust smoke levels, and metallic deposits in a test engine operated
China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), the national shipping company of the People's Republic of China, and Dr. John J. McMullen, owner of Norton, Lilly & Co., Inc., announced the formation of COSCO North America, Inc. COSCO North America, which is jointly owned by COSCO and Dr.
ASTECH®'s Marine Products Division of Santa Ana, Calif, is offering new literature on its lightweight structure for the marine industry: NAVSTEEL ™ all-welded honeycomb, and NAVTRUSS™ allwelded steel sandwich panel. Presented in an attractive media- folder,