Archibald (Archie) Irvine has been named general manager and chief surveyor for AMT Panama, S.A.
Mr. Irvine, a resident of Panama for the past 30 years, has been working as an engineer and manager of operations for major local and international corporations.
He is a licensed surveyor for Lloyd's Register, the American Bureau of Shipping, and other classification societies.
A marine engineer, Mr. Irvine also has served as a chief engineer with Esso. He offers assistance to shipowners with technical surveys, advice and port engineering supervision on the repair and maintenance of marine equipment including diesel and steam machinery.
AMT Panama, S.A. was organized and activated in the fourth quarter of 1982 as part of AMT's Inc. of Miami, Fla., marine service network. The new company serves Panama Canal traffic as well as Central American and south Caribbean ports. The office mailing address is P.O. Box 10296.
Panama 4, Panama. Tel. (507) 64- 1435/21-26-29. Telex 368-2720.
The Texaco Caribbean, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) of 269,800 deadweight tons, built for the fleet of Texaco Panama Inc. by IHI (Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), was christened recently in ceremonies at the IHI shipyard in Kure, Japan. The vessel was delivered last month and
A maritime symposium sponsored by the Republic of Panama will be held at the new Atlapa Conference Centre in Panama City from September 20-22. The symposium has attracted an eminent group of speakers including Sir Y.K. Pao, C.P. Srivastava, Phillip Loree, Charles Kiskadon, Shigeo Nagano, Paul Slater
Northville Industries of Huntington Station, N.Y., has announced the receipt of a contract with the government of Panama to conduct the first stage of a crude oil supertanker transshipment terminal on the Pacific Coast. The award authorizes Northville Industries to proceed with a feasibility study
The Panama Canal is a strategic crossroads for maritime traffic, and is arguably one of the most important maritime developments in the past century. Here we take a deeper dive into the history behind that famous strip of waterway.The present canal, which saw its first vessel transits in 1914, along with
Tracor Hydronautics recently delivered a Part Task Training Aid Marine Simulator to the Panama Canal Commission. The simulator is now located in Balboa, Republic of Panama. It will be used as part of an overall program in the training of pilots for the Panama Canal in ship handling. The simulator
Capt. Justin Bonanno, chairman of the Board of Local Inspectors of the Panama Canal Commission, has established a scholarship fund at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy to benefit Panamanian students enrolled there. The scholarship was established in memory of his late wife, Jeanne. It consists of a
Panama Canal expansion will cost operators, insurers As the Panama Canal prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary, insurers are warning of the increased risks that will arise from the plan to double the cargo-carrying capacity of the world’s most famous canal. In a report entitled Panama Canal 100:
Eastern Marine, Inc., Panama City, Fla., recently signed a contract with the Fishers Island Ferry District, Fishers Island, N.Y., for the construction of a 162-foot by 33-foot by 9-foot 10-inch double-screw Caterpillar- powered passenger/auto ferry. The new vessel will be put into service in the
Eastern Marine, Inc. of Panama City, Fla., recently delivered the towboat Eagle, the ninth vessel of a 10-vessel contract that was signed with Central Gulf Lines, Inc. of New Orleans, La. The vessels are operated by Compass Marine Gulf, Inc., also of New Orleans, and have a scheduled run between New
Eastern Marine, Inc. of Panama City, Fla., recently delivered the 166-foot supply vessel Trinity River to Transportation Resources, Inc. of Houma, La. The vessel, built at Eastern's shipyard in Panama City, is the fourth of a five vessel package which includes the Leaf River, Pine River, Roaring
Stolt-Nielsen Inc. has completed the move of its Ship Management Department from Greenwich, Conn., to Panama City, Fla. The company, a market leader in the worldwide parcel tanker trade, made the move to secure long term overhead cost savings to stay competitive with other ship managers operating
Carrier Ordered Ferry Division. The launch took place at engines with two engines powering one Kyushu Electric Power Co., Eastern’s Allanton facility in Panama City, Reintjes DUP 3000 P combining gear and Inc. has engaged in long term Fla. The series are named after fallen sol- one 36 RV6 ECS/285-2 Voith
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a similar 8.0% decline in Octo- clude population dispersion and ber. Both of these sharp declines are a direct result of the China the expansion of the Panama Canal. tariffs. The table below recaps the inbound TEU volume at the In the latest month, 53.1% of inbound containers at the Top 10 Top 10 U.S. ports
Additionally, our ports have provided support after large disas- to all systems across seaports ters, including Hurricane Michael in 2018, where Port Panama today. Being able to access this technology will be critical to City donated acres of land for frst responders to help the com- opening port operations
is equipped with a Binary Ship Type Bulk Carrier Ship Builder Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. Cycle Power Generation System devel- Ship Owner FGL Mast Panama S.A. oped by Kobe Steel Ltd. Ship Operator Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. Ship Designer Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. Binary Cycle Power Generation Sys- Deliv
to the sea Vessel Particulars Length o.a.: 339.5 m Breadth: 60 m Depth: 28.5 m Gross tonnage: 160,597 tons Deadweight tonnage: 311,374 tons Flag: Panama The new vessel is equipped with a scrubber that is compliant with the Inter- national Maritime Organization’s (IMO) more stringent SOx emission regulation
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order to meet customer de- sight solution with Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT) in mands, maintain proftability and provide ROI to shareholders. Panama. MIT offers an array of handling services, providing con- nectivity to 129 ports in 48 countries. After leveraging Tideworks How many terminals/customers
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HISTORY THE PANAMA CANAL fuel costs due to IMO2020 could prompt (as termed by the eminent geography be 400,000 TEUs in 2014. bound from the Gulf of Mexico to the 1.2 million TEUs inbound to the U.S. professor Jean-Paul Rodrigue) as a link Panama Canal Authority, now deriv- U.S. West Coast. to
HISTORY THE PANAMA CANAL early 2016. By 2019, multiple export travelling in ballast…” typically after (which began in late 2015); these move shipping, has the potential to bring about facilities had already come online, with discharging on the U.S. West Coast and on Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs)
HISTORY THE PANAMA CANAL IMO2020, impacting all aspects of shipping, has the po- tential to bring about a backslide in the East Coast’s traf? c gains. Joshua Hurwitz, Senior Consultant at port designer ? rm Moffaft & Nichol has made the case that in- creased fuel costs due to IMO2020 could prompt 1.
HISTORY THE PANAMA CANAL in the event of military activity, drove an ef- lantic. Transits by other well known, but long to be the ? rst ship through the widened canal, fort at Canal expansion, in the early 1940s, gone, U.S. carriers including Grace Line, sailing westwards. Five days later, in the
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HISTORY THE PANAMA CANAL Panama Canal The Panama Canal is a strategic crossroads for maritime traf? c, and is arguably one of the most important maritime developments in the past century. Here we take a deeper dive into the history behind that famous strip of wateray. By Barry Parker he present canal
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