Interlake's 'De Lancey' Christened- Longest Vessel On The Great Lakes

The motor vessel William J. De Lancey (shown above), at 1,013.5 feet the longest vessel on the Great Lakes, was christened recently. The vessel was built for The Interlake Steamship Company, which is operated by Pickands Mather & Company, Cleveland.


Sending Screws, Pistons and Lube Oil via Satellite

In just a few years, the Schepers shipping line communications have evolved from telex punched tape to a super-fast and easily operated communications system At the Rudolf Schepers shipping line based in Elsfleth in the Oldenburg region, shipping is a business with traditions.

First Of Five RO/RO-Containerships Delivered To ACL By Kockums Yard

The Atlantic Companion, first of five giant RO/RO-containerships scheduled to enter Atlantic Container Line's U.S. East Coast-U.K. Northern European service in 1984 arrived in New York on her maiden voyage recently, ushering in what ACL calls "a new era in North Atlantic shipping.

Voyage Data Recorders

Customary within the aviation industry, voyage data recorders (VDR's)or "black boxes" will become a mandatory feature onboard all new vessels beginning July 1, 2002. The new regulation, which was passed by the IMO at a recent meeting, also stipulates that all existing vessels entering U.

Sal Berte Forms Saber Communications

—Literature Available Sal Berte recently announced the formation of Saber Communications, a Houston-based company that will specialize in the representation of high-quality products for marine dealers in both the commercial and pleasure-craft marketplaces.

Proposed Regulations Regarding Source of Income From Activities In Intl. Waters

The Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") has issued proposed regulations under section 863 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), providing new rules for determining the source of income from activities conducted in international waters for purposes of U.

Oceangoing Towing Guidelines Issued By Det Norske Veritas

Det norske Veritas has recently issued the publication "Guidelines and Requirements for Towing Declarations." The increasing number of towing operations now taking place necessitates such guidelines, which are the first of their kind. The publication

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