The following article is excerpted from a November 13, 1985 statement by Thomas B. Crowley, president, Crowley Maritime Corporation, before the Congressional Maritime Caucus, on behalf of the Inland and Coastal Tug and Barge Industry. Mr. Crowley
Over their lifetime, fishing vessels are arguably the most robustly constructed maritime structures around, due to their continuous operation in the most arduous of conditions. Marco Shipyard in Seattle — founded in 1953 — built its business and reputation in the fishing industry,
Dena L. Wilson Vice President-Legislative Affairs The American Waterways Operators AWO's legislative activities serve two primary functions: the first, and most significant, revolve around active participation in the federal legislative process
The addition of a fourth double- deck barge to its fleet has allowed Trailer Marine Transport Corporation to upgrade its service from Miami, Fla., to Puerto Rico by replacing smaller barges with double-deck barges, according to a recent announcement by Robert Homan,
Whether or not the current decline in oil prices is a temporary condition, most manufacturers of marine diesel engines are still concentrating on further improvements in specific fuel consumption, as well as on the ability to burn heavier grades of fuel.