ALEXANDRIA BELLE Blount Marine In 1988, busy passenger boat builder Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., delivered the 87- foot replica steam paddlewheeler Alexandria Belle to Uncle Sam Tours of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. The third vessel to
The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) will celebrate 103 years as an individual member professional society this year with a technical program and exhibit show that emphasizes the role of the naval engineering community in the rapidly advancing
Editor's note: This article pertains to commercial shipbuilding. Details of the U.S. Navy shipbuilding program, which includes the construction of 90 vessels and three major conversions over the next five years, are highlighted in Mr. McCaul's article,
It was 1974 when the first of GE's advanced-technology marine gas turbines, the LM2500, entered naval service aboard the U.S. Navy's USS Spruance (DD-963). Since that time, the LM 2500 has been selected by 17 other navies, GE has introduced other marine gas turbines,
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
Matrix Desalination, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has introduced its new high-capacity Platinum Series® watermakers. The units are all custom-designed by Matrix engineers and built precisely to user requirements and operating conditions. They cost-effectively produce from 3,
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,
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,
Hitachi Zosen Corporation, a large worldwide supplier of marine manufacturing and engineering products, recently selected Argo Marine, a division of Argo International Corporation, to be one of its agents for marine diesel engine replacement parts sales in the U.
The Unitor Group's total operating revenue for 1988 reached NOK 682.5 million compared with NOK 513.9 million in 1987. This represents an increase of 33 percent. One third of this increase in turnover is attributable to the purchase of Gamlen Marine Chemicals.