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SNAME 94th Annual Meeting And Fifth International Maritime Exposition

The 94th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the concurrent 5th International Maritime Exposition will be held at The New York Hilton Hotel November 19-22,1986. Society membership has now increased to approximately 12,

 

Cummins-Powered Excursion Boat 'Missouri River Queen' Delivered By Marine Builders

Marine Builders, Inc. of Utica, Ind., recently launched the Missouri River Queen (shown above), a 95- foot paddlewheel excursion boat with a 31-foot beam, 6'/2-foot depth, 3'4-foot draft and a '/-inch steel hull. The 600-passenger vessel was delivered to Richard Lynn of Kansas City, Mo.

Versatile Pacific Delivers Arctic Icebreaker 'Henry Larsen' To Canadian Coast Guard

The Northern Vancouver yard of Versatile Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (VPSI) has delivered the Type 1200 Arctic Class 4 icebreaker Henry Larsen to the Canadian Coast Guard. She is now in operation providing large vessel escort service in the Gulf of St.

Powerful Docking Tug Delivered By Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding of Somerset, Mass., recently launched the twin-screw shipdocking tug Sally for delivery to Wilmington Tug and Launch, Inc. of Wilmington, Del. The tug is powered by two G.M. Detroit Diesel Allison 12V-149TI engines rated 900 shp at 2,400.

MAJOR NAVY CONTRACTS

General Electric Company, Government Electronic Systems Division, Moorestown, N.J., was awarded a $110,800,000 costplus- fixed-fee contract modification for AEGIS installation and test support for five DDG-51 class destroyers. Work is expected to be completed in January 1996.

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.

OTC 91

A Preview Offshore Technology Conference And Show Set For May 6-9 In Houston, Texas One of the world's foremost international showcases for offshore services and equipment annually for the past 22 years, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

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,

DIESEL POWER SYSTEMS EQUIPMENT

A Review Over the years we have published many feature articles that reviewed the latest designs and developments of diesel engines per se. For the review that follows, we decided to report on the many kinds of ancillary equipment and services

Litton Demonstrates First Fiberoptic Towed Array Sonar System

An industrial team lead by Litton has successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Navy for the first time the application of advanced fiberoptic technology to an all-optical shipboard sonar system. The development was accomplished under the sponsorship of

 
 
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