The maritime industry now views the future with greater confidence than it has done for many years. The shipping and shipbuilding sectors are now making a slow but steady recovery. For the first time in many years, the number of orders for the construction of new vessels has risen,
A convincing economic argument fuels the liner shipping sector's adoption of unprecedented capacity ratings, with a new level soon to be reached in impending projects for newbuilds in the 9,000-TEU category, and technical work set in train for ships in the 10.
Barney Evans, widely known as a PR specialist in the maritime field, recently took early retirement from Crowley Maritime Corporation and has opened his own public relations consulting firm at 215 Market Street, Suite 530, San Francisco, Calif.
This year marks the 85th anniversary of Baldt Inc. of Chester, Pa., a leading supplier of anchors, chains, related marine hardware, and mooring release systems. The company evolved over the years from a manufacturer of chain and anchors, whose
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Mid-America Marine (M.A.M.) of Memphis, Tenn., which specializes in sales and service of marine and industrial generator sets, power units and propulsion engines, has made available free literature on the products and services offered by the company.
The Maritime Administration has commissioned a study to determine whether wind-powered ships could compete effectively with conventionally powered merchant ships, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Samuel B. Nemirow announced recently. MarAd, an agency of the U.
E-business means doing business on the Internet. This can include any business process — to include buying and selling, which is known as E-commerce. The arranging for transport by sea or the buying and selling of things needed for ships that sail