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MarineSafety Demonstrates Prince William Sound Simulation

In the aftermath of the grounding of the Exxon Valdez and the ensuing oil spill in Prince William Sound, there has been considerable interest in resources available for pilot and deck officer training in such environmentally sensitive areas. In

 

New Designs And Developments From Munson Manufacturing In Oil Spill Response Vessels

The grounding of the Exxon Valdez and the resulting oil spill caused the Coast Guard to reevaluate the existing regulations governing the movement of tanker traffic on Prince William Sound. Soon after the spill, pilots were required to escort

What Should be the Role of Class?

The role of vessel classification societies continues to change dramatically. As the role ancl relevance of class is liotly debated, MR/EN picked the brains of the industry's major classification societies to analyze both their individual and collective future.

AWO 40 YEARS OF PROGRESS

Forty years ago, the American Waterways Operators, Inc., was founded for the purpose of representing the national interests of the inland and coastal marine transportation industry. AWO was incorporated in 1944. On March 3-4, this premier organization will

Congressional Conferees Near Compromise On Double-Hull Tanker Phase-In

U.S. Yards Could Gain $ 6 . 6 Billion In Retrofit Work The Congressional legislative battle over double-hull/double-bottom tankers appears to be drawing to a conclusion. According to reports, House and Senate conferees are currently working on

NABRICO To Build Four Chemical Barges For Maryland Marine

Maryland Marine, Inc., Houston, Texas, recently contracted Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO), Nashville, Tenn., to build four 30,000-barrel double-skin tank barges. According to Caroll Bjornson, owner of MMI, the 297-1/2-foot barges will be

N e w M A R C O Brochure Describes Hydraulic Pump Drive Units

A new 16-page brochure describing the full line of MARCO Hydraulic Pump Drive equipment is available from the manufacturer, the Industrial Products Division of Marine Construction & Design Co. ( M A R C O ) , Seattle, Wash. The b r o c h u r

Bennis to Lead Maritime, Land Security

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta named Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis, USCG, (ret.) as the Associate Under Secretary of Transportation for Maritime and Land Security at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Admiral Bennis,

SpillStop® Technique Prevents Oil Spillqge After Tanker Accidents

An active inert gas-controlled system utilizing vacuum technique (SpillStop™-Patent Pending) from Western Products, Ventura, Calif., drastically reduces or totally prevents oil spill from tankers after an accidental rupture of the hull. Existing

 
 
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