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Keel Laid At Todd San Pedro Yard For Matsonia's New Midbody Section

Conversion of Matson Navigation Company's RO/RO trailership Matsonia to a combination RO/RO and LO/LO container carrier is prolressing on schedule as the 236- ton keel unit of the ship's new midbody section was placed on the building ways at Todd Pacific Shipyard in San Pedro, Calif.

 

The Who's Who In NWC

The National Waterways Conference's officers are generally considered among the leadership of the inland waterways industry. NWC's board of directors consists of 75 members, serving staggered three-year terms and representing five membership categories: water carriers,

NATIONAL WATERWAYS CONFERENCE TO HOLD 1988 ANNUAL MEETING IN NASHVILLE

Seven Other Waterway Organizations Plan Meetings To Coincide; Leaders From All Sectors Of Waterways To Attend The National Waterways Conference, Inc. (NWC), the nationwide organization of industries utilizing water transportation, of water carriers,

OUTSTANDING OCEANGOING SHIPS OF 1986

A roundup of some of the most notable vessels delivered by shipyards during 1986—selected for their outstanding design features, fuel efficiency, performance, and service characteristics. ACT 10 Jansen Werft Jansen Werft GmbH of Leer, West Germany,

Marinette Marine Launches Its Third MCM Vessel USS Patriot (MCM-7)

Marinette Marine Corporation, Marinette, Wis., recently launched its third mine countermeasure ship, the USS Patriot (MCM-7). The Mine Countermeasure Ship is a new design, designated the "Avenger" class. The ships are 224 feet in length, have a beam of 37 feet,

MAJOR N A V Y CONTRACTS

The following special section covers the major U.S. Navy contract awards received between the dates of July 31 through September 18 of this year. For coverage of Navy contract awards prior to these dates refer to Maritime Reporter, September 1987 issue,

Major Navy Contracts

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

Sperry Gets $17.5-Million Navy Contract To Design And Build LCAC Trainer

The U.S. Naval Training Systems Center has awarded Sperry Corporation a $17.5-million contract to design, develop, and assemble a fullmission simulator for the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC). Under the terms of the contract, the trainer is

CANADIAN SHIPBUILDING AND REPAIR YARDS

—A directory of the leading shipbuilding and ship repair firms— The following listing of Canadian shipyards highlights yard capabilities and special services offered. For full descriptive literature circle the appropriate number on the Reader Service Card in the back of this issue.

Magellan Offers Low-Cost Portable GPS Receivers —Literature Available

Magellan Systems Corporation, Monrovia, Calif., recently unveiled three products that make use of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. The GPS NAV 1000, made specifically for marine application, provides an advantage over some other receivers with its portability.

 
 
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