OPA '90 - The Oil Pollution Act of 1990
Crude Carriers & Product Tankers and Barges OPA '90 requires the complete replacement of single hulled tank ves- sels to be used in the U.S. petroleum crude and product carrier and related trades in five-year intervals at the end of 2005, 2010 and 2015.
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.
Cradle Tweendecks Patent for Langh Ship
In the invention devised by Langh Ship, steel coils are transported on tweendecks that are equipped with integrated cradles. The method was granted a Finnish patent in 2001 and it has now passed the European Patent Office's inspection, which ascertained that the innovation's novelty,
Welcome The Little Black Box
There is a groundswell of commitment for mandating the installation of "black boxes" aboard ships, so that in the in the unlikely case of a disaster, history will not repeat itself. At an estimated cost of $75,000 to $150,000 per ship, however, safety
Marland Receives Contract For Six 1,000-Gph Mil-Spec Reverse Osmosis Purifiers
—Literature Available Bob Daniels, president of Marland Environmental Systems Inc., Lorton, Va., recently announced the company's receipt of a contract for six military Reverse Osmosis Purification Systems (MMS-1000). The order, valued in excess of $1,
Marco-Seattle Awarded Cargo Ship Conversion
Sunmar Shipping, Inc. has awarded a contract to Marco-Seattle for the conversion of the M/V Sunmar Sea from a general cargo vessel to a modern refrigerated vessel to be used in the trade between Alaska and the U.S. West Coast. According to Sunmar president Hans W.
Free 88-Page Catalog On Product Lines Offered By Crosby Group
A free 88-page catalog is available from The Crosby Group, Tulsa, Okla., a North American leader in forged fittings for wire rope and chain, and a subsidiary of Amhoist, which is comprised of Laughlin®, Lebus®, McKissick, National and Western.
Advanced Fiber Technology From Allied-Signal Division Improves Marine Rope Performance
—Free Literature Available— Two recent fiber innovations, Caprolan 2000 nylon with SeaGard™, and Spectra high-performance fibers are now available from leading rope manufacturers for heavy-duty marine applications. Both of these fibers are produced exclusively by Allied Fibers,
Jotun Coatings For All Statoil Platforms
Under an agreement with Statoil, Jotun Protective Coatings A/S, Norway, is supplying protective coatings and technical services for all three Gullfaks and Veslefrikk offshore platforms. The value of the two-year contract is over $ 1,553,000 (10
NOR-FISHING '86 Trondheim, Norway, August 11-16
Nor-Fishing '86, the 11th International Fishery Fair to be held in Trondheim, Norway, August 11-16, has been fully booked, with the Nidaro Exhibition Hall filled to its maximum capacity, despite a space increase of 30 percent over 1984. Thus,