Murdoch Opens Office In Portland, Oregon

John C. Murdoch, formerly Resident Surveyor in charge of the Portland, Oregon Branch Office of the United States Salvage Association, Inc., has announced commencement of business as an independent marine surveyor. Following graduation from the U.

BP Takes Three DH Tankers From NASSCO

Mid last month. General Dynamics divulged that its National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) unit had won a lucrative and much sought after contract to build three double hull tankers for BP. The deal, worth approximately $630 million, calls

MSRC To Be Fully Operational In 18 Months

A vice president of the Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) recently told the 13th World Petroleum Congress that his organization plans to be fully operational within the next 18 months. At a session devoted to environment and health matters, G.

Shipowners Seek To Enjoin Alaska State Tanker Law

James J. Reynolds, president of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS), Washington, D.C., has announced that a lawsuit has been filed by his organization, together with Chevron USA, Inc., Atlantic Richfield Company, Exxon Corporation,

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