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.
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,
The Petrojarl I, said to be the world's first purpose-built, floating offshore oil production and testing system, was completed recently at the Tsurumi Works of Nippon Kokan (NKK) in Japan and delivered to K/S Petrojarl A/S. The vessel will enter North Sea service this summer,
Some of the most powerful, technologically advanced propulsion systems ever assembled are the driving hearts of today's fast, sleek, maneuverable naval combatants and support vessels. Many new classes of cruisers, destroyers, frigates, corvettes
NICOR Inc., Naperville, 111., c h a i r m a n and p r e s i d e n t C.J. Gauthier recently announced acquisition w'th NICOR common stock of two marine transportation companies — Arthur Levy Enterprises, Inc. and Offshore Island Boats, Inc. These
The following special section highlights the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance, shipboard communications, weapons, etc. October 3 Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, was awarded a $27.3-million modification
The Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association (CSSRA) recently held its semiannual general meeting in Ottawa. The CSSRA represents 25 shipbuilding and ship repair firms and 72 allied industries from coast to coast. Meetings of the board
Ansul Fire Protection, Marinette, Wise., has introduced a new 3-percent alcohol-resistant concentrate firefighting foam, Ansulite 3X3, for both polar solvent and hydrocarbon fuel fire applications. Because new Ansulite 3X3 is multifunctional, vessel
The number and tonnage of vessels delivered by U.S. yards during the past year were up from 1984, thanks mostly to construction for the Military Sealift Command's build-and-charter program. Six of the nine ships completed, and 155,862 of the total 164,711 dwt, were for charter to the MSC.
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,