The Great Lakes and Great Rivers Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers convened its fall meeting at the Ann Arbor Inn in Ann Arbor, Mich. A record turnout for the Section of 266 participants made the occasion a very lively one.
W.J. Amoss Jr., prominent New Orleans steamship executive, has been named Louisiana's Maritime Man of the Year by the Past President's Council of The Propeller Club of New Orleans, it was announced by Roy J. Dupre, chairman of the selection committee.
James J. Dickman has been reelected president of the New York Shipping Association and the Council of North Atlantic Shipping Associations (CONASA), it was made known by the two organizations. His reelection as head of the New York waterfront management organization,
The U.S. Coast Guard has proposed that all petroleum-carrying ships and barges operating in U.S. waters be able to provide proof they have new, higher levels of insurance sufficient to pay the cleanup costs of a major oil spill—or stop operating.
Shipping industry leaders will gather at the rim of the Pacific Basin late this month to outline their views on the shape of a progressive national maritime policy at the 3rd Annual Port of Oakland International Transportation Conference Oct. 25 and 26.
The Deputy Secretary of Transportation, James R. Busey, told the Connecticut Maritime Association's annual conference that a Bush Administration policy designed to protect the nation's merchant marine is forthcoming. Mr. Busey said that one major reform
Regulations stemming from the United States Oil Pollution Act of 1990 is resulting in a major rethinking of tanker industry ship design, equipment, chartering, operations and liability procedures. At the annual meeting in Genoa of the International
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.