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Cincinnati Gear Completes Testing Of New, Sophisticated Marine Drive For Navy T-AO 187 Class Oilers

Last month the Cincinnati Gear Company successfully completed back-to-back full-load testing of a sophisticated new marine drive for the U.S. Navy's new T-AO 187 class of fleet oilers. These ships, powered by two Colt-Pielstick PC4, 16, 272- hp diesel engines,


Equitable Shipyards Delivers Third Oceangoing Deck Barge For McDonough Marine Service

Equitable Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered a third new steel oceangoing, deck cargo barge to McDonough Marine Service, New Orleans, for operation in offshore oil and gas fields. All three barges in the new fleet for McDonough have

Crowley Subsidiary Christens ATB

Crowley Maritime's Vessel Management Services, Inc., christened the first of four Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels on April 25 in New Orleans — the 9,280- hp tug Sea Reliance and the 155,000-barrel barge 550-1. Intrepid Ship Management, a subsidiary of Marine Transport Lines,

Elefsis Helps Speed LNG Retrofit

With the LNG market heating up and owners needing to move quickly to take advantage of profitable opportunities, the work of three companies —Texon, Elefsis Shipyard and ABS — will be remembered fondly. In less than four weeks, Swedenbased Texon

John C r a n e O f f e rs F r e e Brochure On End F a c e Shaft Seals

End face shaft seals used in original equipment are described in a new, colorful brochure prepared by John Crane, one of the world's largest manufacturers of engineered sealing systems. Designated as John Crane Type 1 and Type 2 Series, these

$2-Million Federal Grant Awarded To Massport For Pier Renovation

Congressman J. Joseph Moaklev (D-Boston) has announced a federal grant of $2 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce's E c o n o m i c Development Administration to Massport to complete renovation of Boston's historic Fish Pier. At a reception at the Capitol,

ICHCA Cargo Conference To Hear 22 Speakers Nov. 13-15 In New York

The United States National Committee of ICHCA has announced that 22 leaders in the field of bulk cargo will address the three-day conference and seminar the organization is sponsoring at the Americana Hotel in New York City on November 13- 15, 1978.

Ryan-Walsh Names Robert Matthews VP

Robert S. Matthews, manager of Ryan-Walsh Stevedoring Company's Gulfport, Miss., operations has been appointed vice president of that firm. The appointment is the second major promotion Mr. Matthews has received within six months, having only recently received his managerial title.

Gastech 78 LNG/LPG Conference Includes Major Paper From OPEC

The program has been announced for the Gastech 78 LNG and LPG meeting which will be held in the new Monte-Carlo Convention Centre from November 7- 10 this year. It will be the sixth in the series. Leading the program will be a paper of great

Sydney Tharrington Elected President Marine Square Club

Walter Thorsen, president, Walter Thorsen Inc. and past president of the Marine Square > Club, recently announced the election and installation of officers in the Marine Square Club. The officers are as follows: Comdr. Sydney Tharrington, USCG (ret.

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