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Secure Seas, Open Ports

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.

 

Los Angeles Marine Societies Annual Joint Meeting

The annual joint meeting of the three major marine societies in the Los Angeles, Calif., area turned out, as usual, to be a success. The Marine Technology Society acted as host. Their guests were The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

W a t e r w a y Operator Survey Launched

The Waterway Transportation Information Service is conducting a comprehensive survey of inland waterway operators. The purpose of the survey is to gather basic economic and operating data about the U.S. inland waterways industry. The data will

Role Of Ro/Ro Shipping In Dry Cargo Trade

The past two to three years have seen a continuing growth of interest in ro/ro vessels, with a relatively small but nevertheless steady stream of orders for this type of ship—both large and small — being placed with shipyards in Europe and Japan.

 
 
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