Latest Update As Of August 13, 1986 International Maritime Associates, Inc. publishes quarterly reviews of the Navy ship procurement market. This article is an excerpt from the August quarterly review. Information in this article is current as of August 13.



A portfolio of the most important offshore and shallow draft vessels featured during 1984 . . . selected because of unusual and superior characteristics of design, purpose or performance. ASIE DUA Halter Marine The second of Halter Marine's new

Fraser Shipyard Will Convert Three U.S. Steel Ore Boats To Self-Unloaders

Boat watchers around the Great Lakes may be momentarily confused next year when three wellknown U.S. Steel ore vessels appear on the horizon with new silhouettes (shown above, top). Robert D. Goldbach, vice presidentshipping for U.S. Steel's Resource Development group,

Radio Holland's Datamation: A Complete Integrated Ship Management System

—Free Literature Available— Radio Holland USA, Houston, Texas, part of the Radio Holland Group, offers a full package of service and support to the shipping industry. This also means that Radio Holland helps to ensure optimal, efficient and safe navigation.

New Platinum Series Watermakers Introduced By Matrix Desalination

Matrix Desalination, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has introduced its new high-capacity Platinum Series® watermakers. The units are all custom-designed by Matrix engineers and built precisely to user requirements and operating conditions. They cost-effectively produce from 3,

Valmet And Wtirtsilti To Merge Shipbuilding Operations In One Group

Two of Finland's biggest shipyards, Wartsila and Valmet, will merge into one shipbuiding group, with Wartsila taking a controlling 70-percent interest. To begin operations in early 1987, the merger will make the new group a market leader in specialty vessels,

New Literature Available On Coffin Mechanical Seals For Turbo Pumps

Coffin® Turbo Pump, Inc. is offering new literature on Series 100 and Series 200 Mechanical Seals for turbo pumps. In this technical bulletin, both systems are described in depth as to specific applications for each type seal. In the literature,

Big 1 9 8 4 M R O C a t a l og N o w A v a i l a b l e F r om R e l i a n c e Electric

Reliance Electric Company of Cleveland is offering its 1984 Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) parts catalog. The parts, tools, and services described in this 144-page book can help provide quick, efficient repair of motor and drive equipment.

OBO Quartet From B&W Will Feature Innovative Kvaerner Hatch Covers

Kvaerner's ability to react quickly and innovatively to the fast changing requirements of the marine industry have been highlighted once again by a contract to design the side-rolling weatherdeck hatch covers for a total of four 70,000-dwt OBO

Master Marine Completes Repair, Maintenance On USCG Island Class Patrol Boats

Over the past year, Master Marine, Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala., has been awarded three separate contracts for repairs and maintenance to eight 110-foot Island Class patrol boats. The repairs have consisted of general maintenance such as sandblasting and painting of underwater tanks,

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