PACIFIC MARINE EXPO
November 20-22, 1986 Seattle Center Exhibition Hall Pacific Marine Expo, the commercial marine trade show scheduled for November 20-22 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, represents the largest forum for sharing marine technology and ideas
Maritime Industry Gets A New Act
After two years of machinations within Congress, involving various federal agencies and with some input from the private sector, the United States finally has a Maritime Transportation Security Act. This measure, when fully implemented, will impose
THE GOVERNMENT AS PARENT TO INDUSTRY: PARTICIPATION OR BENIGN NEGLECT?
There is an element in our political tradition which holds that government is, and appropriately ought to be, the parent of industry. All protestation to the contrary government, like a parent, has the capacity to nuture, encourage, build up, level, discourage or ruin industry—its child.
No Substitute for A Strong Navy
The President is proposing a much needed, and long overdue increase of $49 billion in his fiscal year 2003 budget for National Defense. What is astonishing is that this larger budget proposes slashing the Navy's shipbuilding procurement account
Tracor Wins $8.3 Million Four-Year Navy Contract
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., has awarded Tracor, Inc. an $8.3-million fouryear contract for technical and engineering support for the FFG- 7 Class Guided Missile Frigate Acquisition Program. William C.
American Welding Society Announces Spring Welding Education Seminar Series
The American Welding Society has announced that its spring 1988 Welding Education Seminar Series of six seminars will be presented between January 11, 1988 and April 8,1988, in 16 cities around the country. In addition, four special Seminar/ Certified
No Leg Left to Stand On - An Obituary for MarAd?
Unless things change dramatically, I am writing as the last Deputy Administrator of the Maritime Administration (MarAd). At least the MarAd we have known, sometimes loved, but always needed for the last 50 years. As I look at the Administration's
Canadian Government Actions Hold Promise Of Future Upturn
REVIEW AND OUTLOOK The year 1982 began with a relatively healthy amount of work in hand but a weak order book. CSSRA yard employment reached a 10-year high of 14,200 in March but by December this had become a 10-year low of 8,500, a drop of 5,700 people or 40 percent of the work force.
John Gaughan Named To New Maritime Post
Maritime Administrator Harold E. Shear has announced the appointment of John Gaughan to the newly created post of Director of External Affairs of the Maritime Administration, an agency within the Department of Transportation. Mr. Gaughan will
New Report Confirms Fuel Efficiency In All Transport Modes
John M. Donnelly Jr., chairman of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. (AWO), has announced the release of a new comparative energy efficiency report for freight transportation by truck, railroad, and inland barge. The AWO chairman said that the study,