In 1985, the depressed state of the barge and towing industry further emphasized the longstanding need to secure a reasoned and stable regulatory environment for domestic marine transportation. This elusive goal took on greater importance as the
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—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
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On December 30, 2000, the tanker Castor was underway in the western Mediterranean Sea en route from Constanza, Romania to Lagos, Nigeria, carrying 29,470 tons of unleaded gasoline. During a fierce winter storm, the ship developed a 22-m long crack
MagneTek ALS, the flagship company of MagneTek Inc.'s recently announced MagneTek Defense Systems, has added Jeff Pease and Ed Rizzotti to its senior management staff. Serving in the positions of chief financial officer and vice president of government systems, respectively, both Mr.
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