The U.S. maritime world is rapidly changing direction as security becomes an ever larger and more important issue to the federal government. We have seen the Department of Homeland Security created, the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 become law,
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 State of Alaska has awarded Willamette Iron & Steel Company, Portland, Ore., a $15,228,- 500 contract to lengthen and modernize the M/V Matanuska, an Alaska state ferry. Work will begin in October, with c o m p l e t i o n scheduled for May 1978.
Comsat World Systems Division announced recently that Roaring Creek Earth Station in central Pennsylvania was officially dedicated on June 1, 1984. Roaring Creek Earth Station is the newest and largest international communications satellite earth
The E.H. Wachs Company of Wheeling, 111., recently introduced its new Model HPS-15, Hydrostatic Power Supply which, according to the company, offers all the advantages of larger stationary hydraulic power stations yet is portable, lightweight, and designed for the most demanding needs.
Is there an electronic Oil Record Book in the future of the maritime industry? There could be. Will charters be negotiated and signed electronically? They can be, but they do not have to be. Will the new rules of electronic signatures and electronic
Shell Gas & Power has accepted delivery of the first oil-free Thor-Lube stern tube bearing system built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) of South Korea. This second generation oil free Thor-Lube stern tube bearing system developed by Thordon Bearings features TL3G,