SCN Container Line Inc. initiated independent service linking the three major ports of South Florida with 18 ports in a dozen countries in Central America and South America.
Led by South Florida shipping industry veterans Fernando Bowen and Raymond M.
Hernandez, SCN Container Line began service this spring, offering intermodal rates and bills of lading on less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments as well as full containers.
SCN Container Line operates receiving terminals in Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago, and plans to open a New Jersey terminal later this year.
Utilizing the Port of Miami, Port Everglades and the Port of Palm Beach, SCN Container Line offers weekly service to and from the Central American countries of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
South American countries on SCN Container Line's schedule of service every 12 days include Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Argentina.
SCN Container Line's Miami receiving terminal and fully computerized headquarters is located at 1820 N.W. 94th Ave., Miami, Fla.
33172-2329, tel: (305) 592-6266; fax: (305) 477-0666.
is laying out the blueprints for the design, construction, and operation of a 75,000-ton, 2,000 passenger U.S.-Registered passenger ship. The South Florida cruise line is following the recent trend of U.S.-built, flagged and crewed passenger ships. While the inaugural company is focused on catering
Fort Lauderdale, announces the appointments of Robert J. Flint as senior vice president in charge of all stevedoring and terminal activities in South Florida ports, including operations at Tam- pa, Miami, Port Everglades, and Port Canaveral, and Ben E. Mercer as senior vice president for the Middle
Yacht Carriers Ltd. recently began a new scheduled service dedicated to transporting yachts between south Florida, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Ocean Marine Consultants and Surveyors, Inc. (OMCS), with offices in Port Everglades, Fla., and Mandelieu, France, are the exclusive worldwide
feet and depth of 13 feet, will provide fueling service and ship docking assistance for vessels employed in the passenger and freight trades of the South Florida area. The tug, stationed in the Port of Miami, joins the company's fleet of 39 tugs and barges operating in the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Coast
Rick Cole RDSEA International, Inc., St Pete Beach, Florida, founded in 2002 by Rick Cole while a Research Associate at the University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science, around the increased need for experience and expertise in “ocean technologies” in the blue-water and coastal regions
of …Tracy Whirls is the executive director of the Glades County Economic Development Council, Inc. and she has followed the development of the South Florida Inland site back even to when she was a reporter for the local paper. She has seen the site, along US 27 just west of Moore Haven, Florida go from
successful Miami branch has been reorganized as a separate company within the Bailey group of companies. "The growth of cruise activity out of south Florida has been phenomenal," says Mr. Nilsen, explaining the move. "We felt a fully independent operation was needed to give it the service it deserves
designer of steel sailing yachts. Rover Marine plans to use the 150-passenger vessel for chartering on Chesapeake Bay in summer months and in South Florida during the winter. Designed to American Bureau of Shipping and U.S. Coast Guard rules, the American Rover is longitudinally framed with 212
international manufacturer's representatives to help maintain the company's international presence. Miller holds a degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa, and is a member of The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). Assisting Miller will be Amanda Casey, who has
local response organizations. He added that each of the regional centers, which will be located in the New York/New Jersey area, the Miami area of south Florida, in Lake Charles, La., Port Hueneme in southern California, and in the Seattle, Wash., area, is being designed to provide this best effort
relay to the "on-duty" surveyor on a seven-day, 24-hour basis. The recent addition to the staff of Capt. James (Jim) McCrory, well-known in south Florida and the Virgin I s l a n d s / S a n Juan areas, has somewhat relieved the heavy work load on the Underw r i t i n g Condition/Survey and Yacht
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