United States Lines Appoints Robert H. Splan

William J. Klauberg, vice president- Eastern Division of United States Lines, has announced the appointment of Robert H. Splan as general manager-South Atlantic Region. He will be based at the Lines' office in Atlanta, Ga., and will report directly


Louisiana Names Amoss Maritime Man Of The Year

W.J. Amoss Jr., prominent New Orleans steamship executive, has been named Louisiana's Maritime Man of the Year by the Past President's Council of The Propeller Club of New Orleans, it was announced by Roy J. Dupre, chairman of the selection committee.

Crowley Maritime Appoints Richard Simpson And Alan Cavis To Caribbean Division Posts

Two key executive appointments have been made in the Caribbean Division of Crowley Maritime Corporation, according to a recent announcement by Robert Homan, general manager of CMC affiliate Trailer Marine Transport Corporation, Jacksonville, Fla.

Fisher M a r i t i m e To H o ld E i g h t W o r k s h o p s On L i a b i l i t y A v o i d a n ce

A series of eight one-day workshops on the "Fundamentals of Liability Avoidance for Marine and Small Craft Management and Engineering" will be given across the nation this spring. The workshops will discuss many of the forms of liabilities that arise in each of construction,

Future Opportunities And Problems Of The Barge Industry

The energy and cost effectiveness of barging supports an upbeat outlook for the industry, but "nothing succeeds without effort and nothing can be taken for granted," a leading barge executive said in speaking to a Houston, Texas, Marine Insurance Seminar.

Satellite Communications

MTN Adds Flex To Communications In maritime satellite communications, continuous, uninterrupted service is paramount. In development at this time is a revolutionary stabilized antenna system that will simultaneously transmit on C and Ku band and in both linear and circular polarity.

Appropriations Of $312 Million Requested For MarAd In FY 1993

For the Maritime Administration (MarAd), appropriations of $312 million are requested for FY 1993. Highlights of the MarAd budget include: Ready Reserve Forceā€”The $234-million funding is the same as the FY 1992 level. MarAd will maintain the

IMO Forum To Address High-Density Oil Spills

During the recent IMO 45th session of its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 45), it was agreed to hold a Research and Development Forum in March 2002, which will focus primarily on response to spills of highdensity oil. France will host the forum,

NYSA And CONASA Reelect James Dickman President

James J. Dickman has been reelected president of the New York Shipping Association and the Council of North Atlantic Shipping Associations (CONASA), it was made known by the two organizations. His reelection as head of the New York waterfront management organization,

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