M. Bruce Meyer has been appointed regional vice president, Far East, for Dravo International, with responsibility for spearheading and coordinating Dravo Corporation's marketing activities in that area.
J.J. Burke, formerly Dravo's regional marketing manager, Far East, will assist Mr. Meyer as general marketing manager.
Mr. Meyer was appointed Dravo's corporate representative in the Philippines a year ago, following 28 years with Exxon Corp., primarily in the Far East. He has had extensive general management and marketing experience in the Philippines as vice president and director, Esso Philippines, as well as in Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Australia, Malaysia and Pakistan. He will be headquartered in Manila.
Mr. Burke has been with Dravo for 15 years, primarily in engineering, sales and project management for the company's Engineering Construction Division.
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he will be headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Based in Pittsburgh, Pa., Dravo is a diversified engineering, construction and manufacturing firm involved in power generation, pollution control, chemical processing, petroleum, mining, minerals and metals processing, heavy construction, bulk materials handling, urban development, river transportation and shipbuilding.
.; Kone Products & Engineering (S) Pte. Ltd., and Navire Cargo Gear Southeast Pte. Ltd. The market for different materials handling equipment in the Far East countries looks very promising for the next 10 years. This is the main reason, Kone reported, for establishing a production facility in Southeast
and service centers located around the world. The directory categorizes centers by global location (North America, Europe, Middle East, Pacific/ Far East), region in the case of North America (Atlantic, Gulf, Pacific, Great Lakes, Canada) or country in the cases of Europe (Denmark, Finland, Germany
Hong Kong—November 12-16 Expoship Far East 84, a maritime exposition organized by Seatrade Far East and sponsored by the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the Hong Kong Exhibition Center November 12-16 this year. Complementing the expositi
Corporation, has set up container freight stations at Atlantic, Gulf, and interior cities for intermodal service via the West Coast to and from the Far East. This arrangement allows a shipper to move his cargo between the Far East and, for example, New York, via the West Coast on a single through
between their respective subsidiary companies, Teleglobe Marine, Inc., and Transoceanic Cable Ship Co. The ship's interior is being fitted out at the Far East Levingston (FELS) shipyard in Singapore, with sea trials scheduled for this fall. With the addition of the new cable ship, AT&T now operates five
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. (FELS), Singapore, recently announced it has signed a contract to construct a drillship for Global Marine Drilling Company of USA. The vessel will be built in Singapore and is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 1983. The vessel will be a twin-screw
are establishing this, our first branch office, in Singapore as we see coming a great expansion in both dry and liquid bulk shipping activities in the Far East. The Singapore office will cover consulting and other assignments in Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, South Korea, and other
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. has been awarded a contract to build a pipelay barge for the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), Abu Dhabi. The pipelay barge, measuring 106 meters in length (about 348 feet), 30 meters in breadth (about 98 feet), and 7.5 meters in depth (about 25
appointments in business, operations and traffic have been announced by Evergreen Handt Corp., general agents for Evergreen Line's East Coast/ Far East container service. The announcement of the appointments was made by Svend Hansen Jr., president of Evergreen Handt. Richard Huang has been appointed
Pacific Far East Line's board of directors has authorized the sale of three surplus vessels and 800 surplus steel barges to correct its current operating problems. The vessels are the luxury liner S/S Monterey, retired from service in early January; the luxury liner S/S Mariposa, to be retired in
, is scheduled to join Waterman Steamship Corporation's fleet in late June 1980 serving trade routes 12/22, which includes the Gulf, East Coast to the Far East. Miss Suzanne P. Walsh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius S. Walsh, served as sponsor of the S / S B e n j a m i n Harrison. Miss Walsh, whose
and where the offshore part of shared that his two GPS-A measurements spanning only one the subduction zone along Alaska is moving. Land-based GPS is too far from the trench – where the Paci? c plate subducts below the North American plate – to resolve what is happen- ing. To measure the activity, they
Case Study Science Sea Star Population in Danger The combination of ocean warming have stayed so low in the past three est ocean, and it is not recovering in the and an infectious wasting disease has years, we consider them endangered in same way experienced by the intertidal devastated populations of
work on the old bridge continues. Business Challenge: The retired Tappan Zee Bridge opened in 1955, and served more than 140,000 vehicles per day, far exceeding the amount it was expected to carry. The Tappan Zee Constructors team was tasked with designing and constructing a new bridge to accommodate
, the offshore business, a critical piece in the pace, direction and development of Contributing Writers Justin Manley, U.S. the subsea industry, is a far way off still from the halcyon days of 2013/14 when oil was Elaine Maslin, Aberdeen Tom Mulligan, Ireland trading at $120 per barrel and the ‘oil boom’
April 2019 Case Study Contents Volume 62 • Number 3 16 The Tappen Zee With Trimble Marine Construction Systems and Teledyne Marine Imaging, bridge deconstruction projects can now have pinpoint accuracy. Business 24 The Subsea Model While tech takes center stage, the author contends that the real
hrysaor is a new operator on the UK Continental soon as it falls below 48°C the wax falls out,” says Emily Ead- Shelf. Only about 18 months old, it’s got growth ington, Wells & Subsea Projects Manager, at Chrysaor. “When ambitions, after ? rst acquiring a package of assets the line was installed in 1992
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Brazil´s Riachuelo Submarine – S 40 By Claudio Paschoa Brazil is a country with a coastline over 7,000 km long, defense industry. An essential part of this investment is the bathed to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Along this coast- Submarine Development Program (PROSUB). The National line and offshore
, needs to be un- light travels furthest through water. Most blue submersibles. derstood. Still, the use of sound can put the user in light can travel as far as 150m and it is not un- a compromising position. The result has been that, common to detect small amounts of blue light when covertness is a prime
full governments and federal agencies. weight in determining what actions were. NOAA and BOEM jointly manage MarineCadestre.gov, a AIS has expanded far beyond its original purpose and it is Geographic Information System (GIS)-based marine data hard to imagine maritime operations in today’s complex
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they need lemma among the shipowners resulted it now! The other alternate fuel, Liqui- them to wait to gain clarity as to what ? ed Natural Gas (LNG) has far more is going to come. Some believed that challenges. LNG would require special the date of implementation might get storage tanks and heavy retro
. Together with ARPA there is a danger of collision and more Two months previously, the autono- factors. Then there needs to be observa- these tools go far in offering a solution importantly instructs both aircraft what mous system was successfully tested tion of COLREGS and the Law of the to the dangers
WORKBOATS: INSIDE THE U.S. WORKBOAT MARKET with Caterpillar engines. Two 6,700 hp tractor tugs Monitoring the Energy Markets America’s Marine Highway grants, announced in April have already been delivered and are now stationed in Developments in the energy markets are set to impact 2019, included $3.
WORKBOATS: INSIDE THE U.S. WORKBOAT MARKET The sidebar (see related story on page were drawn from both the RCP, but also and Bouchard’s Evening Breeze both escort services, Crowley Marine Servic- XX) provides further detail on COIs is- from the International Safety Manage- meet the EPA restrictions on
WORKBOATS: INSIDE THE U.S. WORKBOAT MARKET The U.S. towing and tug business is 5,500 boats, more than 31,000 barges with an estimated total impact on U.S. GDP of $33.8 billion (using 2014 data). in the Northeast, recently completed its 8,400 hp Bert Reinauer at its owned yard, Senesco, paired with a
WORKBOATS: INSIDE THE U.S. WORKBOAT MARKET A deep dive into the trends driving the U.S. Workboat Market. By Barry Parker Workboats he towing and tug business, shows domestic commerce on the water The Major Players and cargo transfers with one of the new with 5,500 boats and more than of 873 million
MARINE PROPULSION • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP a system is still far away of enabling an “autono- mous shipping” if this should mean a vessel “with- out a crew”. For the moment for the deep sea ship- ping this advancement looks to be still far away. Supporting crews to be better able to deal with the complex
with as well in the future as they do today. Flexibility is key LNG. We are a long way from identifying a fuel which your clients today, or a topic far in the in meeting that promise. offers the same viability, in terms of infrastructure, be- future? yond LNG at the moment. LNG is the necessary bridge
to 0.5 parts per million. integrators, “clustered” and incubated by integral part of western Norway’s mari- time charged by photovoltaic cells im- “As far as we know, the regulation Maritime CleanTech and government. time clusters. bedded in 5,000 square meters of sails. concerns the so-called Heritage
to the conversion of is also possible as back-up. try standard for two-stroke propulsion the engine, this also includes the entire On the engine side, as far as possible The engine technology engines with well over 200 machines gas treatment system for supplying gas all components of the combustion cham- The
emission reductions. According to MAN ES, the CO2 emission reduc- tions are between 25 and 30% compared to HFO and MDO. NOx reductions are around 30% (far below the TIER II lim- its). The most signi? cant reductions are in sulfur dioxide and particulate emis- sions, at more than 90%. The shipping company
actions were. relations can be made between individual vessels and nations into a single raw-AIS data stream that collects AIS has expanded far beyond its original purpose pollution incidents. Use of AIS data from commercial over 150 million vessel position reports per day from and it is
O OPENING SHOT draft container ships. ing on the Hill. But, we have to get it pendent, non-partisan infrastructure accepting the commission’s recommen- In addition, the James River Expan- right, and we need to get our priorities commissions with experts, not a job for dations should be treated as mandatory