The Port of Portland continued its healthy container increase in February with a 25.3 percent increase over the same month a year ago. Portland's gateway handled 17,110 TEUs in February this year compared to 14,139 TEUs in February 1991. Portland
Richard Faber has been promoted to marine/military sales manager in Aeroquip Corporation's Industrial Division marketing department, based in Jackson, Mich. Mr. Faber has more than nine years of Aeroquip sales experience. He was formerly an account executive
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,
More than 200 guests representing over 35 American companies attended a special three-day-long Ship's Gear Exhibition in New York City, organized by The Export Council of Norway. Nine leading Norwegian suppliers of sophisticated ship's gear participated in the exhibition,
Saudi Arabian ports have greatly improved the problems of congestion and berthing facilities, reported Paul Semack, president of Marine Transport Service, Inc. (MTS) of New York, N.Y., which operates ro/ro vessels with container capability between Galveston, Texas, Baltimore, Md.
Alaska Cargo Lines, Inc., a new barge company based in Seattle, Wash., has been formed to serve the ports of Dillingham, Nome, Bethel, and Kotzebue and the Yukon River ports which were left without service when Northland Marine Lines went out of business in December.
The Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, has released a major study designed to promote U.S.-flag liner service in the Great Lakes overseas trades. The study, entitled "Great Lakes-Overseas Marine Transportation Market Assessment,
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
Canadian National Railways has established a separate operating entity for its waterborne activities, Robert Bandeen, president, recently announced in Montreal. To be known as CN Marine, the new division will initially comprise CN's East Coast
James J. Linane, a vice president of the New York insurance brokerage firm of Johnson & Hig- gins, has been reelected to another one-year term as general chairman of the Marine Section of the National Safety Council. Mr. Linane headed a slate