E.J. Heine Jr., president of United States Lines, Inc., as outgoing president of the United States Committee of the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA), has announced the election of John J. Farrell Jr. as president of the U.
Bergeron Industries, Inc. has announced the delivery of the barge David B (shown above) to DBC C o r p o r a t i o n of America, Houston. Constructed at Bergeron's Braithwaite, La., marine facility, the David B, reportedly the largest inland service tank barge ever built,
Marine history was again made in the Port of New Orleans recently when the two new 95-foot oceangoing tugs built by Equitable Shipyards, Inc. of New Orleans, La., were loaded aboard the clipper ship Dolly Turman. It is believed that the tugs Selat Laut
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
Hepworth Marine, which now encompasses Wynn Marine, has reported excellent order results from SMM 2004. This was the first time the two companies shared stand space at a marine exhibition since they merged in June 2004. "SMM was the perfect venue
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
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.
Marine Management Systems, Inc. (MMS) of Stamford, Conn., has been named an authorized International Business Machines value added dealer in the maritime industry for the entire IBM personal computer product line and accessories, according to MMS president Eugene D.
Ingersoll-Rund said its Climate Control Sector, a provider of solutions to transport, preserve, store and display temperature-sensitive products, has received approximately $64 million in orders in recent months for Thermo King-branded maritime transport containers and related technologies.
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.