American Commercial Barge Lines (ACBL), headquartered in Jeffersonville, Ind., recently christened three towboats that it purchased from other companies. The renaming ceremonies for two of the vessels—the MV Don Stephens (ex- Miss Rosie) and the
The new Pollution Control Division of Argo Marine, a Division of Argo International Corporation, recently hosted a presentation at the New York Hilton Hotel on pollution equipment. The purpose of the presentation was to introduce the new division of Argo Marine,
Despite the threat of overcapacity' in the cruise shipping industry', newbuilding contracts have remained on a constant high — specifically in the mega ship sector. This new trend, which seems to have taken on a life of its own in the industry,
In his year-end statement, Edwin M. Hood, president and board chairman of the Shipbuilders Council of America, a national trade association representing the nation's major commercial shipyards and suppliers of marine equipment and materials, stated, in part: "U.
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
Further broadening the maritime industry's representation in the National Maritime Council, the NMC recently announced the addition of three key maritime industry leaders to its Board of Governors. These officials are Robert L. Leggett, president, Joint Mari- time Congress, Washington, D.
—Literature Offered Schoellhorn-Albrecht Machine Co., a recognized manufacturer of marine equipment on inland waterways since 1887, has recently been acquired by two St. Louis men, Robert Pavlisin and Norman Morgan. Under the new leadership of Mr.
The Integrated Shipbuilding Environment (ISE) project sponsored by the National Shipbuilding Research Program is a three-year effort to develop and deploy an industry-wide architecture for computer interoperability. ISE is targeting cost and cycle
A new version of its Engine Room Simulator was introduced by Transas Marine at the beginning of November 2000. The Transas ERS 2000/3000 ver.5.3 features improvements to its functionality including enhanced modeling of the Steering Gear and of
Since 1984, marine professionals worldwide have chosen NavCad software as one of their principal design tools for the analysis and selection of engine, gear and propeller systems. HydroComp, Inc., Durham, N.H., has produced NavCad 2.0—the most powerful NavCad software to date.