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SNAME Los Angeles Section Hears Paper On Arctic Air Cushion Vehicles

A paper entitled "Air Cushion Vehicles for the Arctic" was presented recently to the Los Angeles Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers by Raymond A. Bennett, vice president for commercial development at Global Marine Development, Inc.

 

NEWPORT NEWS MARKS 100 YEARS OF SHIPBUILDING LEADERSHIP

—A SUPPLEMENT— This year Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company (NNS), Newport News, Va., is celebrating its first century of leadership in the shipbuilding and ship repair industry. More than 700 vessels— from small tugboats to giant,

A Review OUTSTANDING U.S. SHALLOW DRAFT VESSELS OF 1980

The shallow-draft sector of the U.S. shipbuilding industry continues its pattern of steady growth, especially in the offshore sector. Construction of utility boats, sicpply vessels, crexvboats, and other types to service the offshore drilling and production platforms,

U.S. SHIPBUILDING OUTLOOK Maritime Policy—1980-1985

When the Administration assumed office in 1981, the shipbuilding industry understood that it would be challenged to meet the performance and cost objectives of an expanded naval construction program. Further, the shipbuilding industry knew that

BIW Executive Elected To Chair Repair Committee Of Shipbuilders Council

Veteran shipbuilding executive Gordon H. Fait Jr. of Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, has been elected chairman of the ship repair committee of the Shipbuilders Council of America, Washington, D.C. He said his committee, representing over 20 U.S.

NAVIGATION & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT

—A Review— Recent technological breakthroughs and advancements in electronics, computer-controlled systems and software, and the introduction of Inmarsat satellite communication services have led to the development of a number of new innovative marine navigation and communications products.

MARINE LUBRICANTS

The trend toward upgrading output and efficiency of marine diesel engines, as well as improving their ability to burn heavy residual fuels with high sulfur content, has placed increasing demands on the petroleum industry to improve their products.

Port Briefs INTERNATIONAL SCENE

Hong Kong Relinquishes Top Box Port Title Although apparently relinquishing its title as the world's leading container port to Singapore in 1990, Port of Hong Kong officials expressed satisfaction with the fact that the port showed an increase in box traffic of 14.

Survey Reveals Recovery Of Small- And Medium-Sized Yards

The American Waterways Shipyard Conference (AWSC), a conference within The American Waterways Operators, represents the interests of the small- and mediumsized or "second-tier" yards in the shipbuilding and repair industry. These yards build and repair the tugboats,

Congressional Maritime Legislative Initiatives In 2000

The year 2000 has enjoyed special significance as a transition year bridging two centuries. Similarly it has significance with U.S. lawmakers for the Second Session of the 106th Congress. As the last year of the currently elected Congress, this

 
 
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