ONR To Evaluate SeaCoaster

American Marine Holdings, builders of Donzi and Pro-Line Boats, signed an agreement with the U.S. Office of Naval Research to build and test a 103 ft., hi-speed, air-inducted vessel under their government sales division's new aluminum catamaran line, SeaCoaster.


ASNE DAY 91 'Naval Engineering In The Changing Defense Structure'

The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) will celebrate 103 years as an individual member professional society this year with a technical program and exhibit show that emphasizes the role of the naval engineering community in the rapidly advancing

Marco Seattle Names Fernstrom Executive VP/ Chief Operating Officer

H. Allen Fernstrom has been named to the post of executive vice president and chief operating officer of Marco Seattle. He takes over the day-to-day management of the 35- year-old company from president and founder Peter G. Schmidt, who will be


Fascination with the underwater wonders of the sea has prompted more than 700,000 passengers1 to venture as deep as 250 feet below the water's surface in tourist submersibles. All of these passengers have returned safely to the surface after the ride of a lifetime.


The following special section highlights the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance, shipboard communications, weapons, etc. October 3 Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, was awarded a $27.3-million modification

William IN. Johnston, Former Head Of ABS

William N. Johnston, former chairman and president of the American Bureau of Shipping and the ABS Group of companies died on September 7, 1989. He lived in Short Hills, N.J., and had retired on October 1, 1987, following 36 years with this 127-year-old

FANA To Build Temporary Shelters For Iranian Earthquake Victims

A U.S. company that usually supplies boatowners with protective polyethylene coverings has volunteered its services to build temporary structures for Iranian earthquake victims. FANA (Film Applicators of North America) recently applied for and

Philadelphia Sections Of SNAME, ASNE Hear Paper On Maritime Industry

The Philadelphia section of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) recently met with the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) to hear a paper entitled, "The Maritime Industry at the Crossroads.

Novel Hagglunds Cranes Retrofitted On Cargo Ship Built In Shanghai

The novel Hagglunds "Excentermounted" cranes fitted recently at Cityvarvet, Gothenburg, to the cargoship Skagern add considerable extra interest to this new vessel. The two cranes, each of 25-ton capacity are of Hagglunds' standard electro-hydraulic type,

Pan American Hovercraft Offers Color Brochure On New Design Hovercraft

Pan American Hovercraft Corporation, Melbourne, Fla., recently announced it signed licensing agreements with Slings by Aviation, Ltd., York, England, to market an innovative passenger hovercraft in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

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