the Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company, led a group of New York City marine insurance companies in forming a not-for-profit, benevolent purpose society to promote the safety of life at sea. This evolved into the American Bureau of Shipping which
AMBASSADOR In November this year the Jos. L. Meyer shipyard in Papenburg, West Germany, delivered the rollon/ roll-off ship Ambassador to Coordinated Caribbean Transport, Inc. (CCT) of Coral Gables, Fla., a subsidiary of Transway International Corporation.
—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
REVIEW AND OUTLOOK The data in this annual statistical report brings home hard the fact that the Canadian shipbuilding, ship repairing and allied industries are at the crossroads. Policies must be implemented to strengthen our industry. A new
2 5 % Increase In Passenger Capacity By 1990 The cruise business is experiencing a new construction boom, with more than 20 new cruise ships under construction, on order, or in the planning stage. Passenger capacity of the cruise fleet is expected to increase by 25 percent up to 1990.
Through recent technology breakthroughs and advancements, the leading manufacturers of marine electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise, and communications faster and easier.
Spurred by the tremendous rise in all marine costs during the past eight years, many suppliers of marine paint have developed sophisticated antifouling coatings to keep a ship's hull smooth and free of marine organisms, thereby reducing fuel consumption.
SEACO/Elliot manufactures and sells a full product line of inflatable life rafts and personnel rescue platforms and related products for oceangoing vessels, offshore platforms, commercial fishing vessels, corporate and commercial aircraft and various military applications.
Asea Marine, an operating group of Asea Inc. of White Plains, N.Y., has appointed C.A. Richards & Associates, Inc. of Houston as a manufacturer's representative for marketing and sales of marine electrical equipment for installation on board ships, offshore rigs, and supply vessels.
Diesel Engine Manufacturers Continue To Improve The Fuel Efficiency Of Their Engines Though the recent failure of the OPEC nations to agree on limiting crude oil production may eventually result in lowering fuel costs somewhat, fuel expenses