special review of some of the most notable and important inland and coastal workboats and shallow-draft military craft delivered during 1987—selected by the editors of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News for their high standards of design or performance.
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.
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,
- Catalog Available Hardware Specialty Company, Inc., a 53-year-old hardware fastener distributor firm based in Long Island City, N.Y., has been increasingly committed to meeting the demands of the shipbuilding industry. Their Ships Division is
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.
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,
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
This special section includes major Navy contract awards issued between the dates of August 7 to November 12, 1986. For Navy contracts prior to these dates refer to MARITIME REPORTER, September 1986 issue, "Major Navy Contracts," page 37. Contracts
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)
The last few years have witnessed a proliferation of specialized software and hardware packages for shipboard applications. Many of these products take advantage of the new generation of small, relatively low-cost personal computers. To bring