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FMC Launches Another World's Largest Barge

The Marine and Rail Equipment Division of FMC Corporation, Portland, Ore., launched the second in a series of the world's largest roll-on / roll-off (ro / ro) barges on September 9. John E. Carroll, FMC Division president, said: "The triple-deck

 

Amoco Foundation Contributes To Maine Maritime Academy

Maine Maritime Academy announced that Amoco Foundation, Inc. of Chicago has contributed $4,000 in support of the ongoing activities at the Academy, as part of its annual giving program. Donald G. Schroeter, executive director of the Amoco Foundation,

Versatile FPSO Manifold System Eliminates Fluid Swivels

A versatile manifold system for linking floating production, storage and off-loading (FPSO) vessels with their mooring turrets in offshore oil fields, which allows the vessels to weathervane continually without interrupting production, has been

Bird-Johnson Company Appoints Alan Hanson

Alan E. Hanson has been appointed manager of Bird-Johnson Company's Parts Department. In this capacity, he will supervise and coordinate all production and related customer service activities for KaMeWa controllablepitch propeller and thruster spare parts.

Krupp Atlas Elektronik Names Henry S. Woods M a r i n e Sales Manager

Krupp Atlas Elektronik, Houston, Texas, has named Henry S. Woods III marine sales manager, South/Central, it was announced by Manfred Reimann, general manager. In his new post, Mr. Woods reports directly to Mr. Reimann in the Houston office. Mr.

Twin City Barge To Acquire Transload And Transport, Inc.

Twin City Barge, Inc., South St. Paul, Minn., recently announced the signing of an agreement in principle for the acquisition of Transload and Transport, Inc., Morgan City, La. The acquisition will include several companies that are affiliated with Transload and Transport, Inc.

Erie Basin Bargeport, New Facility, To Open For Ship Repair, Marine Services

The now-idle Erie Basin-Port Authority Marine Terminal on the Brooklyn waterfront will be returned to maritime use as a marine support services center for tugboats, towboats and barges, Port Authority chairman Richard C. Leone recently announced.

Elect Stanley Kowleski New President Of IMTA

Stanley M. Kowleski, ferry transit manager for the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway, and Transportation District has been elected president of the International Marine Transit A s s o c i a t i on (IMTA). The IMTA is an international organization representing ferry operations,

DOT Outlines Smart Card Concept For Transportation Workers

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is considering establishing a nationwide transportation worker identification system under which workers in all transportation modes would carry "smart cards" to verify their identity and control their access to vessels and transportation facilities.

SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL MARITIME SHOW

A PREVIEW The Second Annual National Maritime Show and Maritime America Conference will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center on March 29-31, 1983. Over 90 manufacturers and suppliers of marine-related equipment will display their range

 
 
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