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The Cruise Shipping Edition
Tribon M3 Debuts
Tribon M3 Shipbuilding system offers an Equipment Selection feature, designed to offer considerable savings in the time designers spend on searching for material. The new tool Project Copy for reuse of design data is geared reduce design man-hours. Improvements on the
System performance will have a dramat- ical impact on the speed of work.
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Fishman, Founder of
Maritime Power, Dies
Irving Fishman recently passed away.
Fishman held a degree in Chemical
Engineering from Albany State College, and served on the Manhattan Project during WWII. Following the war, he began a life-long career in the marine industry, founding his own company.
Maritime Power, in 1956. Maritime
Power's client list included the U.S.
Navy, foreign navies, the oil majors, cruise lines, cargo carriers, towing com- panies and a number of industrial facili- ties. At the age of 85. Fishman still came to the office in Jersey City. N.I. every day. He will be remembered for his incredible knowledge, unshakable integrity, infectious personality, unique sense of humor and gentle humility.
New Company for
Gorthon Lines and B&N Nordsjofrakt. who for several years have cooperated on the transport of paper products in the
North Atlantic, will coordinate their
Atlantic activities in a newly-created company, which will be owned equally by Gorthon Lines and B&N. Gorthon's
Atlantic transport activities will be handed over in their entirety to the new company, as will B&N's 'RoLo' activi- ties. The new company. Gorthon-B&N
Transatlantic will have its head office in
Helsingborg. Activities will start on
April I, 2004. and Anette Henriksson, the former finance manager at Gorthon
Lines has been appointed as CEO. As part of the agreement between Gorthon and B&N to establish Transatlantic,
Gorthon will acquire one of B&N's paper carriers, the 15.000 dwt
Statoil to Expand U.S.
A non-binding letter of intent has been signed by Statoil with U.S.-based
Dominion energy company, giving
Statoil the exclusive right to negotiate a deal which will secure access for the group to extra capacity at the Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in
Charters for Two Vessels
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited secured a medium-term time charter contracts for two of the company's five very large crude carriers (VLCCs). It has chartered the vessels to Tankers
International LLC, each for a period of three years at a rate of $30,000 per day with a 50/50 profit sharing arrangement for earnings in excess of $30,000 per day calculated by reference to the BITR
Tankers International LLC is a pool for the commercial operations of four large tanker owners and operators: A.P.
Moller, Euronav Luxembourg SA.,
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc and
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Tank Level Indicator
Analog LED column graphically displays tank level as total volume and/or depth.
Replaces fluid-filled gages
Stainless steel housing
Multiple Tank Level Processors
Continuous measurement of multiple ballast and shipboard service tanks.
Total volume and/or tank depth
Durable corrosion proof housing
Digital communications output
Liquid Level Transmitter
Rugged marine liquid level sensor for ballast/cargo/service tanks or draft measurement.
Electronic or pneumatic output
Proven air purge principle
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