As dot-com firms that lacked a solid foundation disappeared from the landscape, the strongest are left standing amid the rubble. It is worth noting that at the height of the 'dot-com' boom and phenomenal statistics from various research groups,
Dravo Corporation recently launched the most powerful towboat ever .built for use on the world's inland waterways. Splashing into the Ohio River on January 31 at the company's Neville Island shipyard near Pittsburgh, Pa., the 10,100-horsepower vessel will
At the recent annual convention of the Marine Section, National Safety Council (NSC), held in Chicago, 111., members of the maritime industry were honored with awards for their part in promoting safety. Officers for 1977 also were elected during the conference.
John S. Hollett has just recently become marketing director of Saudi Arabia Transport Organisation Ltd. (SATOL). SATOL is a partnership between Global Transport Organisation (GTO) of San Francisco, Calif., and the Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Organisation of Saudi Arabia.
Kongsberg Maritime can provide complete integrated systems and solutions across the board. The systems available range from hydroacoustic survey solutions and subsea autonomous vehicles and transponders, through DP, Automation, Navigation and Simulation.
Federal Commerce and Navigation Ltd., which through its subsidiary, Federal Offshore Services of Dartmouth/Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, will join with one of Britain's largest offshore service companies, Seaforth Maritime Ltd. of Aberdeen, Scotland, to form Seaforth Fednav Inc.
Onboard-NAPA Power is a state-ofthe- art optimization tool for ship operation, developed by Onboard-Napa Ltd. The latest version of Onboard-NAPA Power features automatic ship-to-shore reporting of fuel consumption and fuel inventory with Web-browser-based viewing.
Matson Navigation Company of San Francisco has announced plans to convert its 700-foot trailership Matsonia to a combination lift-on/ lift-off containership and roll-on/ roll-off cargo carrier, and enlarge the vessel to provide nearly three times her present capacity.
William B. Kelly has been named vice president for sales and marketing of United States Navigation, Inc., it was announced by president Donald F. Wierda. Mr. Kelly was previously managing director-Atlantic for American President Lines in New York,
Royal Viking Line, Norwegian-flag cruise operation headquartered in San Francisco, has just named two senior vice presidents, according to Warren S. Titus, president. Jan Greve Isdahl, formerly with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, has been appointed senior vice president-corporate planning,