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Schepen Appointed VP, Central America/Panama Service For Crowley

Rinus Schepen has been appointed vice president, Central America and Panama Service, for Crowley Maritime Corporation's Atlantic Division. He reports to Miguel A. Rossy, senior vice president- Crowley Caribbean Transport (CCT) Services. In his new position, Mr.

 

Zodiac Hurricane RIBs Ideal For Use As Rescue Craft

—Literature Offered The Zodiac Hurricane Rigid-Hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) combines the wave cutting capability of a rigid hull with the safety features of an inflatable, creating an ideal rescue boat. Based on a design by Admiral Hoare, former director

The Angel Of Competition

From an address recently presented to The Annual Meeting of the Propeller Club of the United States Our inland and coastal barge industry is too little understood, indeed it is largely invisible and we have only to look into the mirror to discover who is to blame for that.

Willard Marine Continues Work With U.S. Coast Guard; Introduces SOLAS-Approved 18-Foot RIB

California-based Willard Marine Inc., a leading manufacturer of fiberglass planing-hull and rigid inflatable boats for the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy for over 30 years, will introduce its new SOLAS- approved 18-foot Rigid Inflatable Boat, or RIB,

Ballast Water Management & Treatment Take Center Stage

While ballast water environmental issues have been news for decades, a renewed focus on the marine industry, specifically the effects ships and boats have on the aquatic environment, is picking up steam and not looking to slowdown. Per an executive order from President Clinton, the U.

Trinity Marine Group To Build Navy Oceanographic Research Ship

The Trinity Marine Group has been awarded a $20.9-million contract by the U.S. Navy to build a 263-foot oceanographic research ship. The 3,200-ton, diesel electric, dynamically positioned AGOR-23 will be operated by the University of Washington.

Rumsey Joins Pen Coal As VP Of Transportation

Peter E. Rumsey, formerly vice president of sales for Ingram Barge Company in Nashville, Tenn., recently joined Nashville-based Pen Coal Corporation as vice president of Pen Transportation Company. Mr. Rumsey has 23 years' experience in the field of transportation,

Wartsila Launches Baltic Cruise Ferry For V i k i n g Line

The Turku Shipyard of Finnish shipbuilder Wartsila Marine Industries, Inc., recently launched the second of five Baltic cruise ferries for operation by Viking Line on routes between Finland and Sweden. Christened the M/S Athena, the 580-foot cruise ferry was named by Marianne Myrsten,

Cost Of Naval Operations In Persian Gulf Region Continues To Escalate

Supplemental Funding Package Likely The projected cost for U.S. naval operations related to Operation Desert Shield through September 30 has more than doubled—from $230-million to $490-million —according to figures released by the Pentagon recently.

Trinity Marine Group Acquires Assets Of Guarino & Cox, Naval Architects

The Trinity Marine Group has acquired the assets of Guarino & Cox, Inc., a New Orleans naval architecture and marine engineering firm. The principals, Salvadore Guarino, president, Gregory Cox, vice president, and their employees have moved to

 
 
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