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
CIBRO Petroleum, a major industrial fuel oil marketer headquartered in New York City, has announced construction is underway at Todd Shipyards Corporation, Houston Division, for the newest addition to its super barge fleet. The 24,200-ton vessel,
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,
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.
The Red Fox Type II Marine S a n i t a t i o n Device features a unique, pressurized clarifier chamber which keeps liquid in a motionless state. Sludge settling rate is not affected by vessel pitch or roll. Efficient flow-through system eliminates periodic sludge dumping.
A worldwide computer network has been launched by five firms in a joint venture which provides clients with maritime industry information. Lloyd's Register of Shipping, Lloyd's of London Press Limited, Phs. Van Ommeren International B.V., Fairfield International Corp.
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
With shipboard refrigeration systems particularly vulnerable to malfunction and costly breakdowns, Unitor, an Actinor company, announced two new services for marine refrigeration: Preventative Technical Inspection (PTI) and Service And Repair (SAR).
MarAd has expanded its computerized bulletin board to include "MarAd Advisories" and "Special Warnings to Mariners." This new section includes "MarAd Advisories In Effect" and "Special Warnings In Effect" issued to mariners from the MarAd's Office of Ship Operations and the U.
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) and the U.S. Coast Guard have approved a merger of global ship reporting systems which is expected to lead to quicker response to distress calls from ships at sea. Adm. James S. Gracey, Commandant of the Coast Guard, and Adm.