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Littoral Combat Ship: It's Down to 3

The multi-billion contract to build a new family of Navy ships took one giant step last month with the awarding of development contracts to three industry teams. The fight to win the contract to design and build the family of Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) is sure to be fierce,

 

Dorman Diesels' 'Sea King' Engine Range In Demand For Fishing Propulsion Market

The Dorman "Sea King" marine diesel range from Dorman Diesels, Ltd., Stafford, England, is enjoying continued success in the fishing propulsion market, with numerous installations for arduous fishing duties throughout Europe and the U.K. One of the most recent Dorman U.

RORO84 Nice, Frace _ May 9 -11

This year's 7th International Conference & Exhibition on Maritime Transport using Roll-on/Rolloff Methods—RO/RO 84—will be held on May 9-11 in Nice, France, at the invitation of the City and with the cooperation of the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie

And Then There Were Two

The long-awaited awarding of the contract to construct the new series of Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). a series that could total 60 ships worth $14 billion over 15 years, will have to wait just a little longer. However, the U.S. Navy in late May did pare the competition to two,

U.S. Navy Selects Bailey Network 90 System For New YTT Vessel

The U.S. Navy has selected the Bailey Controls' Network 90® distributed control system and field equipment for its YTT-9 Torpedo Test Craft. The craft will perform acceptance tests for advanced undersea weapons systems. Network 90 will provide control,

SPD Looks To Expand Product Lines To Adapt To Changing Defense Market

Reductions in military spending are having adverse effects on defense contractors, particularly smaller companies which are totally dedicated to the military market. Such is the case with SPD Technologies, a large producer of military circuit breakers and switchgear,

Deck Machinery Ana Cargo-Handling Equipment — A Review—

With current daily operating costs totaling many thousands of dollars, ships must keep port time to a minimum for cost-efficient operations. Therefore, reliable and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, access equipment, and stowage systems are essential for a fast turnaround.

Seaco/Elliot Offers Improved Inflatable Rafts

—Literature Available Seaco/Elliot manufactures and sells a full product line of superior quality inflatable life rafts and related products for oceangoing vessels, offshore platforms, commercial fishing vessels, corporate and commercial aircraft and various military applications.

Lips Offers New Brochure On Marine Propellers And Steerable Thrusters

Lips Thrusters B.V. of the Netherlands, one of the world's leading manufacturers of marine propellers, has published a full-color, 24-page brochure on marine propellers and steerable thrusters. Since its founding in 1928, Lips has supplied over 45,

Navigation & Communications Equipment Review

Through technology advancements, the major manufacturers of shipboard electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise and communications faster and easier. Newer, more powerful lorans,

 
 
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