Offshore Shipbuilding of Palatka, Fla., has delivered the paddlewheel passenger vessel Andrew Fletcher, a replica of the steam-driven sidewheelers that flourished at the turn of the century. The new vessel, however, is powered by two Detroit Diesel engines
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,
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.
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.
The president and COO of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., and the president and COO of its subsidiary, Matson Navigation Company, will switch positions this month, according to R.J. Pfeiffer, chairman and chief executive officer of both firms. John C.
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.
Frank T. Stegbauer, executive vice president of Southern Towing Company, Memphis, Tenn., and Caruthersville, Mo., was elected chairman of the board of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. at the Association's recent annual meeting held in Washington, D.
Columbia O f f s h o r e Technical Services Ltd., a Division of Columbia Surveyors (Marine) Ltd. of Vancouver, Canada, has avail able a new brochure describing the company's diverse marineoriented services Columbia Offshore was established in