Tampa Ship Repair & Dry Dock Company recently dedicated its huge new drydock in ceremonies at the Hookers Point location in Tampa, Fla. Florida's Governor Askew gave the principal address prior to the unveiling of a bronze plaque to commemorate the event.
The horrific attacks on 9-11. and the subsequent increase in maritime security required to protect against asymmetric maritime attacks, has dramatically changed the U. S. Coast Guard. They have changed the service's emphasis on port security as
During meetings in New York recently, Grady Brown, chairman of the board of the Liberian Shipowners' Council, discussed shipowner reactions to UNCTAD proposals regarding the phasing out of open registry shipping. Two reports have been prepared by the Council,