S/S 'United States'— A Second Life For World's Fastest Passenger Liner?

The recent drydocking and inspection of the SS United States at Norshipco's yard in Norfolk showed the 28-year-old ship to be in excellent condition, both inside and out. Since the world's fastest passenger liner was mothballed in 1969, the Maritime


White House Promises New Merchant Marine Policy

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

National Steel Lays Keel For U.S. Navy Cable Repair Vessel

recent keel-laying ceremony at the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) yard in San Diego initiated construction of the cable repair ship T-ARC-7 (to be named USNS Zeus) for the U.S. Navy. Capt. Martin G. Hill, USN, supervisor of shipbuilding,

Friedmann Will Head New Eclectech Office In Virginia Beach

Eclectech Associates, a subsidiary of Ship Analytics, has opened an office in Virginia Beach, Va., at 2697 International Parkway. The office is headed by Rod Friedj mann. The Virginia Beach office will serve as a contract development and support center for Eclectech's military,

S i g m a A w a r d e d M SC C o n t r a c t For 4 0 Bilge O i l y W a t e r S e p a r a t o rs

Sigma Treatment Systems, Inc. (Sigma) of Chester Springs, Pa., has received a contract from the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) to supply 40 bilge oily water separators with bilge alarms. The contract also contains options for the purchase of 40 additional units.

Theme Of MTS '91 In New Orleans To Be 'An Ocean Cooperative— Industry, Government, Academia'

The 1991 international conference of the Marine Technology Society (MTS), scheduled be held in New Orleans, La., November 11-13, 1991, at the New Orleans Convention Center, will feature the theme: "An Ocean Cooperative—Industry, Government, Academia.

Ocean Carriers Seeks MarAd Approval For T-5 Tankers Charter To MSC

The Maritime Administration has received a request from Ocean Carriers, Inc., for section 805(a) permission for its affiliates to be the bareboat charterers of up to five T-5 tankers to be time-chartered by the Military Sealift Command (MSC).

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