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SubSea Solutions Alliance Provides Quick Fix - Underwater

Trite as it may be, time is money, especially in the high-end cruise market that depends on millions of tourists spending ample sums of cash onboard today's floating cities. A cruise ship out of action can quickly translate to millions in lost revenue,

 

Hillman Barge And Construction Names Ira Singleton VP

Hillman Barge & Construction Company, Brownsville, Pa., has announced the appointment of Ira J. Singleton as vice presidentmanufacturing. In his new capacity, Mr. Singleton will be responsible for the overall production operations of the barge and towboat manufacturing facility.

Barber Steamship Lines Names Steven Roberts Assistant Vice President

Steven A. Roberts has been named assistant vice president in charge of personnel for Barber S t e a m s h i p Lines, it was announced by Robert H. Pouch, president of the general shipping agent. Mr. Roberts will be responsible for all employment

CREDIT IN THE BUNKER BUSINESS Pitfalls, Problems, Techniques And Solutions

Conference told shipowners are being given "extraordinarily generous" credit terms for bunkers. The average bunker stem in today's shipping industry is around 700 tons per ship with a current value— at $85 per ton— of some $60,000. On an average fleet size of fourteen ships,

BP Offers 60-Page Brochure On Facilities/Capabilities

A 60-page pamphlet is being offered by the BP Company Limited, on their facilities, capabilities and history. The thorough publication contains text on the company's gas, shipping, pipeline, refinery, chemical, coal, nutrition and computer interests.

Britain's P&O Group Designs New Type Naval Vessel To Be Built In Private Yards

Britain's giant shipping group P and 0 has unveiled designs for a versatile new type of naval vessel which can be built or refitted in any commercial shipyard capable of handling a deepsea trawler. The designs are intended to help governments with

Peoples' Republic Of China Concentrates On Building Up Bulk Carrier Fleet

Over the past year or so, well over 100 secondhand dry cargo ships have been purchased by the Chinese, either for their domestic fleet, or for operation under "convenience" flags. A surprisingly large number of these—possibly over 30—have been bulk carriers,

Todd Shipyards Los Angeles Division To Build Four 89,700-Dwt Tankers At A Total Cost Of $136 Million

Todd Shipyards Corporation recently announced that it has signed contracts for the construction of four 89,700-dwt tankers at approximately $34 million per vessel. Two of the tankers will be built for subsidiaries of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.

 
 
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