As the culmination of nearly 12 years' research and development work, and a pointer to the direction of two-stroke diesel propulsion technology. MAN B&W has rolled-out its first purpose-built, electronically-controlled lowspeed engine. Produced
Broadened Boatbuilding Capability Spurs New Growth One of Bayou La Batre, Alabama's very old timers years ago said, "You can hear anything in Bayou La Batre except money rattling and meat frying." Fish was the staple and the area generated little outside commerce,
Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc., Whidbey Island, Wash., first entered the high-speed catamaran market in the early 1980s with the delivery of the 210-passenger M/V Klondike. Last year, the firm delivered the first wave piercer catamaran, the Nantucket Spray, built in the U.
North American passenger vessel operators now have access to catamaran designs of one of the world's largest and most experienced catamaran builders, because of an agreement between Westamarin A/S, the Trinity Marine Group, and Scandinavian Catamarans, Inc.
Manufacturers of marine coatings and other corrosion-fighting systems continue to improve their products and services, with much emphasis on reducing costs, both of the products and their application, and by extending drydocking times. The fuel-saving,
—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.
A three-day International Symposium on Ship Operations (ISOSO) will be held at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City September 23, 24, 25, 1980. This conference will examine the navigations, weather forecasting, and communications aspects in the maritime industry.
Mobile Marine Radio, Inc., owners and operators of coastal station WLO Radio, North America, one of the largest public coast stations in the U.S., and one of the world's largest coast stations offering fully automatic Radiotelex, has awarded to Radio-Holland USA,
For over 30 years, MMC International Corporation, Inwood, N.Y., has been serving the maritime industry by manufacturing tank gauging systems, both portable and fixed, along with a variety of vapor control valves widely recognized for their durability, reliability and ease of operation.
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.