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  • Interstate and Ocean Transport Company (IOT) has announced the recent opening of its new Southern Fleet Center at 2040 Guy N. Verger Boulevard, Tampa, Fla. The new center is strategically located in the Port of Tampa to support Interstate's Gulf Coast fleet of superbarges. These mammoth barges deliver petroleum and petrochemicals to ports along the Gulf Coast of the United States, in the Caribbean Islands, and in Mexico.

    Headquartered in Philadelphia, IOT is said to be the largest independent marine transporter of petroleum products in the United States. With their combined East Coast and Gulf Coast fleet of 53 barges and 37 tugs, Interstate serves ports as far north as Canada, all along the East and Gulf Coasts of the United States, and as far south as Puerto Rico.

    Interstate has been operating in the Gulf of Mexico for over 20 years. The company moves a large volume of oil from the Houston refining area to ports in the Southeastern United States.

    In the Port of Tampa alone, Interstate delivers approximately 19-million barrels of gasoline and jet fuel each year. A large volume of refined products is deliv- ered to this area, but it is estimated at least 50 percent of all the gasoline purchased in the State of Florida was transported by Interstate.

  • The Galveston Office of Designers & Planners, Inc. has been redesignated as the Gulf Coast Office, and has been relocated in Dickinson, Texas, midway between Galveston and Houston. Monroe Levy, vice president and manager of the Galveston Office, retired from D&P on December 31, 1980. However

  • Gulf Coast R e f r i g e r a t i o n and Motor Service, Inc. of Houma, La., recently signed the largest contract in its history to install heating and air-conditioning systems in the seven catamaran-style tugs (CATUGS) under construction by Halter Marine, Inc. George Arceneaux, vice president of

  • After reviewing the results of a year-long Gulf Coast strategic study, the Secretary of Defense has announced homeporting decisions affecting nine Gulf Coast cities. The plan, to be implemented in the late 1980s and early 90s, involves some 29 ships and approximately 15,000 personnel. The current

  • other steel and aluminum products for both commercial and government markets. The company provides both repair and new construction services at its five Gulf Coast shipyards located in southern Louisiana and Texas. Widely recognized for innovation, Conrad has a separate business unit devoted to the construction

  • and maneuvering systems—has named Erwin (Ed) D. Green Great Lakes regional manager, and has appointed Carl R. Nielson sales engineer for the Gulf Coast. In their respective positions, both will be responsible for the marketing of KaMe- Wa controllable-pitch propellers and thrusters, as well as

  • In keeping with the growing demands of the offshore market, Jim Darby has recently been appointed sales engineer for Bird- Johnson's Gulf Coast office located at 6430 Hillcroft, Houston, Texas. This assignment represents an expansion of the company's regional resources. Mr. Darby will work in

  • will be McElroy Electric Double Wildcat for l'/2-inch chain and 3,000-pound anchors. According to Robert G. O'Connor, president of Florida Gulf Coast Corporation, when the Ponce de Leon is completed in 1986 she will provide her 148 passengers with the amenities of a luxury liner and the ambience

  • Jim Darby has been appointed Gulf Coast regional manager for Bird-Johnson Company, a leading manufacturer of marine propulsion and maneuvering systems. Mr. Darby will manage Bird- Johnson Company's Marine Division sales office located at 6430 Hillcroft, Suite 112E, Houston, Texas 77081. Since

  • Lake Shore, Inc., Iron Mountain/ Kingsford, Mich., prominent manufacturer of marine cranes, winches, windlasses and mooring systems, has opened a Gulf Coast sales office to expand its services to the offshore oil industry. The facility is located at Lake View of Cypress Station, 400 FM 1960 West

  • fuel efficiency. The first supply boat repower for Laborde, Gulf Ranger is also the first such Mitsubishi Tier 3-compliant, mechanical-powered OSV on the Gulf Coast.   www.labordeproducts.com (As published in the December 2014 edition of Marine News - http://magazines.marinelink.com/Magazines/MaritimeNews

  • (PMA) for amphibious and auxiliary ships for FYs 1993-95. One hundred and ninetyone of the availabilities will be on the East and Gulf Coasts and the remaining 165 will be on the West Coast. Nine Ballistic Missile Nuclear Submarine (SSBN) Availabilities are also included in the total

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  • MR Oct-17#87 Rolls-Royce Acquires Rights IMS Buys OceanSaver Assets)
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    Rolls-Royce Acquires Rights IMS Buys OceanSaver Assets mately 200 ballast water treatment sys- to dissolve the company. In total, ap- Rolls-Royce acquired from G+L innotec Norway’s IMS group AS signed a pur- tems and was among the ? rst suppliers proximately 70 employees in Norway, the exclusive rights

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    The Sealite story starts in 1982 when ing around mechanical ? tting, circuitry can pull along side, and instead of get- ogy means investing in design and man- it began manufacturing marine aids to and software.” ting off of the ship to access the buoy ufacturing facilities, and since the early navigatio

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    In order to fully optimize the hull and propose a more mature design, Metal Shark built a PBX running prototype hull, designated PB(X)-P1, which was extensively tested in a wide range of SHIPBUILDING operating conditions. PB(X) Metal Shark Scores Navy Deal Metal Shark Metal Shark won the contract to

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    Vessel Design ates 10 tugs of Robert Allan Ltd. design m) in overall length, this unique multi- that work in ports along the U.S Gulf purpose vessel performs a full range of Coast. The most recent of these was the services for the Shell Stone offshore ? eld. RApport 2400 Class vessel Gladys B On the

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    have recently ordered however, we can and do willingly provide total eight more improved Z-Techs for designs in U.S. standard dimensions and use in Gulf Coast ports, increasing their increments of frame spacing, using angles ? eet to 24 such vessels. G & H Towing instead of bulbs etc., and have even

  • MR Oct-17#42 Adventure Cruise
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    Adventure Cruise “The existing (adventure cruise) mar- venture tourism was “07, 08,” Sawhill CLASS-AWARE Noteworthy among the other type ket is very old vessels,” says Steven says, adding that it’s surging again. of adventure cruise yard work to do is Sawhill, a principle consultant for DNV Numbers

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    Looking ahead, please discuss the ? eet. You mentioned it brie? y, but can projection that indicates the U.S. Coast where the excitement is … one is great, SCA Agenda. you update our readers on the status? Guard will need to expand its icebreak- six would be better. We should build six. If you are

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    Matt Paxton, President, SCA oices U.S. Navy photo by Nathan T. Beard U.S. Shipbuilding: The aircraft carrier Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Gerald R. Ford (PCU 78), left, and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) sit pierside at Naval Station Norfolk. Matt Paxton, president of the Shipbuilder’s Council of

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    Captain Drew Tucci is the USCG Cap- Professor Scott Blough is a faculty Dr. Joe DiRenzo is the Director of Re- tain of The Port for Sector Long Island member at Tif? n University, directing search Partnerships for the U.S. Coast Sound. Center for Cyber Defense & Forensics. Guard R&D Center. route into

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    carried on an American ? ag vessel, lief supplies and other items that the Puerto pear our ability as an island nation to produce for export in the U.S. Gulf, you had better crewed by Americans, and built in America – Rican people desperately need. Sadly, the is- other vessels such as municipal ? reboats

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  • MT Oct-17#49 Underwater Drones Join the burgeoning business of
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    Underwater Drones Join the burgeoning business of Exploration Cruising Norway-based Hurtigruten is a leader in the niche ex- these intriguing waters accessible to guests on board. ploration cruise market, in part for its capacity to enter- Blueye’s Pioneer drones will share video and images of tain

  • MT Oct-17#45 Coast Guard staff said that tests by the Bureau of Safety)
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    Coast Guard staff said that tests by the Bureau of Safety and smaller ice chunks into slush with the intention of positioning Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), in a controlled facility, the skimmer into pockets of spilled oil.” indicate that skimmers can be effective in up to about 30-40% In the meantime

  • MT Oct-17#44 Harsh Environs: The Arctic
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    Harsh Environs: The Arctic One if by land, two if by sea Aqua-Guard’s RotoX skimmer was not originally designed for Arctic operations. The Arctic equipment was a modi? cation; an advancement of Aqua-Guard’s RBS-TRITON, or rotating brush skimmer, technology. Inset Right: Nigel Bennett, co-founder

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