Imagine a high-pressure water jetting system so versatile that it does everything from removing marine growth on ship hulls to blasting carbonates and hard polymers f r om refinery heat exchanger tubes. The Partek 100 series Liqua-Blaster, ultra-highpressure water
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and a major marine terminal operator in the Port of Hamburg, Germany, have successfully linked their Electronic Data Exchange (EDI) systems to create an international interchange of oceanborne cargo information.
Currently under construction at Rodriquez Cantieri Navali SpA's Pietra Ligure shipyard is a TMV 115 high-speed passenger and vehicle ferry for the Spanish ferry operator Balearia Eurolines Maritimes. The contract for this vessel was signed in January 2000 and delivery is expected in May 2001.
Liner shipping is traditionally a cyclical business, subject to dramatic peaks and troughs and sudden changes in fortune in individual trade lanes. Today's ebullience among all sectors of container shipping, including its various intermediaries,