regulations

Pacific Northwest Section Presents Two Papers And Tour Of Vessels

More than 150 members, guests and students met at the Officers Club on Pier 91 in Seattle, Wash, for the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers annual student day. The day's events included a morning technical session,

 

Bulkers Shaped by Regulations?

The possibility of a future regulatory regime in which newbuild bulk carriers over a certain size would need to be double- hulled has moved a step closer towards becoming a reality. In March this year, the International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s

The Angel Of Competition

From an address recently presented to The Annual Meeting of the Propeller Club of the United States Our inland and coastal barge industry is too little understood, indeed it is largely invisible and we have only to look into the mirror to discover who is to blame for that.

Enhanced Escort Tug Ajax Delivered to 0stensjo Rederi

0stensjo Rederi AS of Haugesund, Norway has received Ajax, one of the most powerful dedicated tanker escort tugs in the world, and the most powerful in Europe, for service on the west coast of Norway. Constructed by Astilleros Zamakona S.A. of Vizcaya/Bilbao,

Coast Guard Announces Final Marine Vapor Control Regulations

The Coast Guard recently announced final regulations designed to ensure the safe design, installation and operation of marine vapor systems on tank vessels and at marine facilities. During loading or ballasting of tank ships or tank barges, the

The Effect Of The 1978 IMCO Tanker Safety And Pollution Prevention Conference On Ship Design And Operation

Maclver Robinson, OBE CEng FRINA, Surveyor General, Marine Division, Department of Trade, will chair a Joint Conference on "The Effect of the 1978 IMCO Tanker Safety and Pollution Prevention Conference on Ship Design and Operation," arranged by

DOT Regulations Prohibit Dumping Plastics At Sea

"By halting the discharge of plastic waste from ships, we are taking a major step to protect the world's marine environment," said Secretary of Transportation Samuel K. Skinner recently in announcing an interim final rule that prohibits the dumping of plastics,

TOURIST SUBMARINES MARK ENTRANCE INTO NEW ERA FOR PASSENGER VESSEL INDUSTRY

*Editor's Note: Mr. Cain is chairman of the board of Nautilus Submarines of America, Inc., a Fort Pierce, Fla.-based company specializing in the manufacture, development, and marketing of tourist passenger submarines. The firm is currently considering

Navigation & Communications Equipment Review

Through recent technology breakthroughs and advancements, the leading manufacturers of marine electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise, and communications faster and easier.

New Lifesaving Equipment Rules Proposed For Large Commercial Ships

The Coast Guard recently announced proposed changes in the regulations for lifesaving equipment on large commercial ships. The proposed regulations are the result of recent revisions of an international treaty known as the Safety of Life at Sea Convention, or SOLAS.

 
 
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