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
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
Charles P. Siess Jr., president and chief executive officer of Marathon Manufacturing Company, Houston, has been named 1985-86 chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Pro- Leasing Task Force. The announcement was made by NOIA president Charles D.
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
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,
Sperry Corporation has been awarded a $62.8-million definitized contract by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command for engineering, development, integration, and production support of combat systems on 11 Perry Class (FFG-7) guided-missile frigates.
A new four-color, 24-page brochure is available from Caterpillar describing their worldwide engine parts and service support system. The brochure is presented geographically and describes engine support available through dealer outlets, parts distribution facilities,
CDI Marine Company announces the recent award of two major contracts to supply design services to the U.S. Navy. The first is a $1.3-million, one-year contract to provide design and engineering support for Navy surface ships to Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Jacksonville, Fla.
Terry Steam Turbine Company, of Windsor, Conn., and AEGKANIS, a German manufacturer of steam turbines, gas turbines, and electrical control systems, have signed an agreement granting Terry the rights to sell, manufacture, and service AEG-KANIS reaction steam turbines within the U.