Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy I n d u s t r i e s Company (IHI) recently c o m p l e t e d the 257,882- dwt tanker Nissho Maru (shown above) for Idemitsu Tanker Company of Tokyo. The new ship is the first vessel delivered by IHI's Kure Shipyard this year,
The American Legion National Mechant Marine Award for 1984-85 was presented recently by Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole (RKA) to Dr. C.Y. Chen, chairman of Energy Transportation Corporation (ETC) of New York City, at a ceremony in the U.S. capital.
The Maritime Association of the Port of New York/New Jersey recently installed its newly elected officers and directors. Hans K. Schaefer, president of Todd Shipyards Corporation, has been elected the new vice president, replacing John H. Griffith,
Trailer Marine Transport Corporation's Second triple-deck barge, the El Conquistador, departed Jacksonville, Fla., October 15, on her maiden voyage to San Juan, Puerto Rico, according to Robert G. Homan, senior vice president of the Caribbean Division of Crowley Maritime Corporation,
Kenneth W. Gundling, vice president-marine, United States Lines, has announced three appointments to the division. Capt. Leonard H. Pert has been appointed to the position of assistant marine superintendent. Mr. Pert joined the company in 1956 as a pier superintendent in New York.
The Maritime Administration has released a technical report on the feasibility of a new Single Point Mooring (SPM) concept designed for ships carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) and other lowtemperature cargoes. The study was carried out by Donaldson Associates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
Alan Bernstein, president of the National Association of Passenger Vessel Owners (NAPVO), has announced the appointment of recently retired USCG Capt. Peter Lauridsen as the association's new technical consultant. Mr. Lauridsen, most recently Deputy Chief of the Office of Marine Safety,
Lloyd Werft's Werner Liiken may not be too sure as to whether ship repair yards constitute "port facilities" under the ISPS Code but others do not share his doubts. Speaking at the Shiprepair Conference and Exhibition in London last month, he said
General Electric Credit Corporation has closed a $4.5-million interim first mortgage loan on the Northern Metals Marine Terminal, a 40-acre port facility on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pa. The 10-year loan is secured by a 184,000-square-foot d o c k s i d e t e r m i n a l ,
IMODCO of Los Angeles, a unit of AMCA International Corporation and pioneer offshore marine terminal company, has been awarded a contract by Esso Suez, Inc. for a catenary anchor leg mooring (CALM) terminal. This unit for Esso is designed to securely moor tankers of up to 85,