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The Environmental Wave: Successes And Challenges

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

 

W a r t s i l a V a s a 4 6 M a i n Engines To Power UBC's N e w R O / R O Vessel Building At HHI In Korea

English United Baltic Corporation's new RO/RO vessel will be equipped with Wartsila Diesel's Vasa 46-type main engines. The 13,000-dwt vessel, under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries' shipyard in Ulsan, Korea, will have a father-and-son

(Fuel) Cells of Endeavor

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

Fincantieri Proceeds on Costa Fortuna

Last month MR hopped aboard Costa Fortuna, currently under construction at Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente yard in Genoa. The 105,000-gt ship will be the largest cruise ship to ever fly the Italian flag, and the largest — in 30 years — to be built

Study 56—'Sea Trade And Transportation Of Coal'

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

L i t e r a t u r e A v a i l a b l e On Schoellhorn-Albrecht Capstans, Deck Fittings

Capstans, winches, and deck fittings are featured in a brochure now available from the Schoellhorn- Albrecht Division of St. Louis Ship, a company of the Pott Industries Group. Schoellhorn-Albrecht's primary product line is capstans, both powered and manually operated,

Tidewater Negotiating Acquisition Of Zapata In $500 Million Deal

In a deal worth up to $500 million and which would create the world's largest support vessel fleet, Tidewater is negotiating the acquisition of Zapata Gulf Marine. An agreement between the two U.S. groups would combine the 304 vessels of Zapata with the 303-vessel fleet of Tidewater.

AAPA's 1986 Annual Convention Set For Miami

The American Association of Port Authorities will hold its 75th Annual Convention September 28- October 2 at the Omni International Hotel in Miami. Founded in 1912 and headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, AAPA represents public seaport agencies throughout the Western Hemisphere,

Port Briefs NATIONAL SCENE

Who's on first? Which U.S. port handled the most tonnage in 1990? Well, if you said New Orleans, Los Angeles, or New York/New Jersey, you're wrong. According to preliminary data recently released by the Port of South Louisiana, the port handled 189.

Huthnance Consolidates Management Of Nine Offshore Drilling Rigs

Huthnance Offshore Corporation, formed in 1983 as the parent company of Huthnance Drilling Company and Huthnance International, Inc., has consolidated management of the nine offshore drilling rigs owned by these subsidiaries. "The consolidation is a move designed to streamline operations,

 
 
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