Gems Roli Provides Continuous Level Indication For Deep Tanks

A unique, roll-out linear insert to provide continuous level indication in deep tanks is now available from Gems Sensors Division, Plainville, Conn. The unit is readily adaptable for use in inaccessible or difficult tanks as well. Called the Gems Roli,


Ron Zeller Appointed President Of Miami-Based Norwegian Caribbean Lines

Ron Zeller has been appointed president and chief executive officer of N o r w e g i a n Caribbean Lines (NCL), succeeding Norwegian Helge Naarstad, who is relocating to another position with the company in Norway. Mr. Zeller has been legal counsel f o r NCL f o r the past 10 years,

Fred S. Sherman Elected AIMS Board Chairman

A key East Coast shipping executive, long active in U.S. maritime affairs, has been elected chairman of the board of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) for the next 12 months. He is Fred S. Sherman, chairman of the board, Marine Transport Lines, Inc.

Prudential Lines Appoints Assistant Traffic Managers

The appointments of Louise Gonzales and Rosalie Castanon as assistant traffic managers for inbound and outbound freight, respectively, was announced by Capt. M.H.K. Aschemeyer, district manager in southern California for Prudential Lines. Working from Prudential's offices in Long Beach, Ms.

World Merchant Fleet Continues To Expand

THE WORLD MERCHANT FLEET c o n - tinued to expand between 1989 and this year, and has reached the second highest level ever, latest figures show. Annual statistics confirm that the fleet is set firmly in an expansion phase after six years of recession, between 1982 and 1988.

API Annual Tanker Conference To Be Held At Tarpon Springs Oct. 1-4

Tanker s a f e t y and pollution prevention will be the main topics of discussion at the American Petroleum Institute's annual tanker conference, October 1-4 at Innisbrook, Tarpon Springs, Fla. Among the speakers will be M.P. Holdsworth, Shell International Petroleum Co.

MarAd Publication Shows Foreign-Flag Ships Owned By U.S. Companies

The Maritime Administration has released a publication titled "Foreign Flag Merchant Ships Owned by U.S. Parent Companies," which is for sale for $1.30 per copy from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.

BP's Shafts are Oil-Free

Four 185,000 dwt Alaskan-class tankers that will soon be carrying oil along the U.S. West Coast feature the latest innovations in safe-ship design, including Thordon COMPAC waterlubricated propeller shaft bearings. During the design phase of the

Thistle Field Drilling Started By Santa Fe

E.L. Shannon Jr., president of Santa Fe International Corp., Orange, Calif., has announced that development drilling has started in Thistle Field in Block 211/18 in the North Sea. Mr. Shannon said the first production well began drilling October 27,

Ingram Materials Expands Bulk Marine Terminal

Ingram Materials Company, a division of Ingram Industries Inc., headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. announced the grand opening of its expanded bulk marine terminal facilities in Paducah, Ky. Ingram Materials' Paducah Port is located at Mile 2.1

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