Jack Edwards, president of Halter Marine, Inc., has announced the recent launching (photo) at its Lockport, La., yard of a highly innovative 140-foot tugboat, first of two under construction for Otto Candies, Inc. of Des Allemands, La. This $5-million vessel,
Complete Abrasive Blasting Systems, Inc. (CAB) of Kent, Wash., recently announced that the first portable manual air blast application of a skid-mounted steel grit recovery system f or field use has been delivered and is in service successfully.
Bring together a highly experienced trawl skipper and one of the world's leading builders of fishing vessels and machinery and you have the makings for an impressive new boat. Such was the case when MARCO Seattle's new North Pacific fishing vessel
Marystown Shipyard Limited, Marystown, Newfoundland, Canada, now currently working on a $23-million Norwegian order to build five of the heaviest class of tugboats used in offshore oil operations, is now establishing a vessel production control system,
Maritime business commerce has changed rapidly over the last decade. In order to stay competitive, companies are increasingly inventing more efficient ways to conduct business. The advent of the Internet has created new tools to negotiate and complete
The latest edition of Lloyd's Register of Shipping "Rules and Regulations for the Classification of Ships" will be issued later this year and become effective on January 1, 1978. In addition to the many major technical Rule changes which have been made,
A line of cryogenic control valves that includes cage-trim design in smaller sizes is available from Leslie Co. Designated class DOCS and DLCS, the valves will handle liquefied gases, low temperature vapors and twophase fluids such as nitrogen, acetylene and methane.
Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass., has been awarded a contract for a 990-hp bow thruster by AmShip Division of The American Ship Building Company. The unit will be installed as a replacement on the S/S Elton Hoyt 2nd. The Hoyt, a Great Lakes bulk freighter capable of carrying 23,
— L i t e r a t u r e Available Saab Marine Electronics has developed a new version of its radarbased level-gauging system for tankers. The system is called Saab TankRadar, Model M, and incorporates all the reliable components of the original SUM-21,
Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has restructured its business operations, dividing its two main operating areas into maritime services and indus- trial services. In a press meeting in Hamburg on March 4, executive board members Dr. Hans Payer and Consul Rainer Schondube said.