This year. The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association for the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, celebrates its 60th anniversary. AWO members, representing the inland, coastal and harbor sectors of the industry, recently
Dena L. Wilson, V.P., Legislative Affairs American Waterways Operators In many respects, 1990 can be summed up as the year that began the Decade of the Environment, evidenced by enactment of major federal legislation reauthorizing the Clean
Appointments to newly created posts in its sales organization have been announced by The Cordage Group, Division of Columbian Rope Company, Auburn, N.Y. William L. Hankins has been appointed national market manager, hardware, and will coordinate service to major hardware accounts,
German industry is doing much to advance the development and application of fuel cell technology, and is responsible for many of the initiatives launched so far in the marine sector. Although skeptics in the commercial shipping domain discount
Clean Seal recently celebrated its 25th year. Started in 1978 by Juanita Moore, the company has seen continuous growth in the marketing of extruded rubber sealant products. Although Mrs. Moore passed away in 1997, the company has continued to grow.
One of the greatest challenges facing a lender in the maritime industry is appropriate assessment of risk. In this exciting, varied and vibrant industry, a lender's effective risk assessment requires a thorough understanding of the vagaries that characterize the industry.
The so-called 1973 "oil crisis" had an important effect upon the international trade in hard coal, as it did much to arrest the decline in the use of coal as an energy source. However, up until now, the seaborne trade in hard coal has been centered
The cruise industry, slowed at the end of 1990 and the beginning of this year by the Persian Gulf War combined with a national recession, is showing signs of recovery. Some of the biggest operators out of Florida, Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise and Norwegian Cruise,
Representative William Broomfield of Michigan, a longtime advocate of immediate scrapping of the oldest and most decrepit hulks in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, recently introduced compromise legislation that requires the Maritime Administration to devise an accelerated,
—Free Literature Available— Offering new tank coating technology that greatly extends the operational flexibility of ship owners and operators—thereby enabling maximum flexibility of cargo carriage— International Paint is moving toward consolidating