Keeping our woters safe, secure and open for business As new international and domestic regulations regarding shipping security enter force, the focus is not simply on security, but also on maintaining a healthy flow of commerce to keep the U.
A.L. Burbank & Company, Ltd., New York, N.Y., well-known steamship owners, agents, brokers and consultants to the maritime industry, has announced the election of Peter Burbank to the office of chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the company.
Stanley Symon has been named director of tankers at Stolt- Nielsen Inc, Greenwich, Conn., to succeed Per Heidenreich, according to an announcement by Jacob Stolt-Nielsen Jr., chairman of Stolt Tankers and Terminals. Mr. Heidenreich is leaving the company to pursue other business interests.
Valmet Corporation of Finland recently formed a new subsidiary, Intec Engineering, Inc. in Houston, with American and Dutch partners. The principal business of the new company is engineering, consulting, and selling its services to the offshore industry.
It was the annual joint meeting of the three local sections of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Marine Technology Society, and the American Society of Naval Engineers, with the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of SNAME acting as the host.
The offshore oil industry market, by its very nature, is a challenging work environment that poses many safety hazards, particularly for individuals and companies which lack adequate safety training. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News sought
The Elizabeth River Project recently recognized NORSHIPCO as a top River Star for environmental contributions to improve the health of the Elizabeth The Ehz- abeth River Project granted River Star recognition to local businesses for their environmental