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.
The U.S. Department of State r e c e n t l y named Shipbuilders Council president Edwin M. Hood to a two-year term as U.S. representative on the board of governors of the new World Maritime University (WMU) established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the agency of the U.
The International Maritime Authority has proposed a worldwide ban on tri- butyl tin (TBT) based antifouling paints, starting in January 2003. Confirmation of these dates is expected at the IMO diplomatic conference this October. Although some ship
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.
Rep. Don Young (R-Ark.) has taken over the helm of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, after chairing the Resources Committee for the past six years. In one of his first acts as Chairman, on January 31, 2001, Chairman Young announced
The International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969, became fully operative on July 28, 12 years after it entered into force. The Tonnage Convention was adopted at a conference held under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
The Maritime Subsidy Board has approved the merger of Lykes Corporation, the parent company of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc. into LTV Corporation. Additionally, the Assistant Secretary has granted written permission for the domestic operation of vessels by an affiliated company of LTV.
Alabama Shipyard, Inc. (ASI), Mobile, Ala., is in talks with a Danish shipbuilder which could lead to cooperation on the construction of 40,000-dwt double-hulled product tankers. According to Danny Sellers, president of Atlantic Marine Holding Company, Inc.
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,
For the Maritime Administration (MarAd), appropriations of $312 million are requested for FY 1993. Highlights of the MarAd budget include: Ready Reserve Force—The $234-million funding is the same as the FY 1992 level. MarAd will maintain the