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BRITAIN A Marine Industry Review

Merchant shipbuilding in Britain is going through a period of radical change and innovation aimed at overcoming the effects of falling demand for tonnage worldwide. Current strategy is concentrated on reducing head-on competition with the "price-leaders" of the Far East,

 

Service Marine To Build 145-Foot Utility Boat For Gilbert Cheramie Boats

Gilbert Cheramie, president of Gilbert Cheramie Boats, Inc., and T.R. Hensley, president of Service Marine Industries, Inc. (SMI), recently signed a contract for the construction of a 145-foot by 36-foot by 11-foot 6-inch utility boat. The new vessel will be a sister ship to the Erika Lynn,

Wronowski Fleet Adds First Boat With Cummins KTA-3067M Engines

The New London, Conn., fleet of John H. Wronowski gained a new member recently with the addition of the heavy-duty tugboat Paul A. Wronowski. The vessel was built by Wronowski-owned Thames Shipyard in New London, and joins a fleet of five towboats and

U.S. SHIPBUILDING OUTLOOK Maritime Policy—1980-1985

When the Administration assumed office in 1981, the shipbuilding industry understood that it would be challenged to meet the performance and cost objectives of an expanded naval construction program. Further, the shipbuilding industry knew that

Cummins Marine Diesels Power Fire/Rescue Boat For City Of Avalon

A pair of Cummins 6BTA5.9-M1 marine diesels were selected to power a new rough-water fire/rescue vessel recently delivered to the Avalon Harbor Patrol of Catalina Island. The 7-1/2-ton, 12-foot-beam, 32-foot-long boat was built by Seaway Boat Company of Long Beach, Calif.

Fincantieri To Build Huge Offshore Workship For Micoperi

Fincantieri-Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA, headquartered in Trieste, recently signed a contract with Micoperi SpA of Milan for the construction of a big, versatile offshore workship. The Micoperi 6000 will be a self-propelled, semi-submersible ship made up of two hulls, each 541.

New Marine Technology: The Hallmark of SMM 2000

The SMM exhibition in Hamburg has once again proven that it is the cradle of marine technology and the grand-daddy of all marine exhibitions. On display in 12 separate halls were more than 1,300 exhibitors from more than 50 countries, launching

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.

Inorganic Coatings Offers Brochure On IC 531, Zinc Silicate Technology

Inorganic Coatings, Inc., Malvern, Pa., has published a 20-page, full-color brochure that focuses on IC 531, water-based high-ratio zinc silicate technology that was developed by NASA. The brochure first traces the history and performance of waterbased zinc

Navigation & Communications Equipment Review

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,

 
 
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