Admiralty Law

City Of Ponce Orders First Portainer Crane

The Gobierno Municipal de Ponce (City of Ponce), Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, recently ordered a Portainer® crane from Paceco, Inc., a subsidiary of Fruehauf Corporation, Alameda, Calif. Mayor Jose G. Tormos Vega represented the City of Ponce


CAB Develops Portable Steel Grit Recovery System —Free Literature Offered

Complete Abrasive Blasting Systems, Inc. (CAB) of Kent, Wash., recently announced that the first portable manual air blast application of a skid-mounted steel grit recovery system f or field use has been delivered and is in service successfully.

Crichton And Turnbull Named To MacGregor Centrex Board

Continuing the expansion of its European operations, MacGregor announces the appointments of Sir Andrew Crichton and D.E. Turnbull to the 'board of MacGregor Centrex Limited. Based near London Airport, MacGregor Centrex is the parent company of the Group's U.


The 55th Annual Convention of The Propeller Club of the United States, and the concurrent 1981 American Merchant Marine Conference, will be held in Baltimore, Md., on October 14, 15, and 16. Headquarters hotel for the event, which is being hosted by the Propeller Club Port of Baltimore,

General Dynamics Quincy Yard Will Build Four Containerships For USL At Cost of $341 Million

A contract between General Dynamics and United States Lines, Inc. calls for the construction of four big containerships at a total cost of $341,236,000. General Dynamics will not only build the ships, at its Quincy yard, but will also own them and charter them to USL.

Bremer Vulkan To Build 2 Bremen Class Frigates For Federal German Navy

A contract was recently signed between the Federal Republic of Germany and Bremer Vulkan Aktiengesellschaft for the construction of two type F 122 Bremen Class frigates. These two additional frigates will be identical to the six delivered during 1982-84.

CF Industries Names R.A. Wilson To Head Transportation Group

CF Industries, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of basic chemical fertilizers, has named Richard A. Wilson to head its newly formed transportation management group. According to a statement by D.V. Borst, executive vice president and general manager,

Eleusis Shipyards Elect New Board Of Directors

The General Assembly of the Shareholders of "Eleusis Shipyards" S.A., Athens, Greece, recently elected a new board of directors as follows: President, Adm. John N. Stratakis, Shipowner; vice president, Dr. Jean P. Ioannidis, Professor of Marine

Ocean Policy Study: Shortchanging Water Transport?

In August 2000, Congress directed the President to appoint a group of experts to study the policy of the United States conwith respect to the oceans and make recommendations for changes. The legislative mandate was broad - covering protection of

Coast Guard Approves Butterworth Systems Oil/Water Separators

Butterworth Systems recently announced that it has received U.S. Coast Guard approval for its SFC Bilge Water line of oil/water separators. In its approval, the U.S. Coast Guard has certified that Butterworth® SFC BW oil/ water separators comply with the specifications detailed in IMCO A.

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