design

A Naval Architect's Look At Design Trends

Reading tea leaves on a boat underway is an exercise in frustration because just as the leaves start to settle, another wave comes along and changes the picture. Similarly, trying to foresee trends in the marine industry. Just as you see things shaping up,

 

Equitable Delivers Ferry To State Of No. Carolina

Equitable Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La., recently delivered the 161-foot all welded steel, twinscrew, diesel-powered ferryboat Governor Edward Hyde to the State of North Carolina, Department of Transportation Division of Highways at the Cedar Island Ferry Terminal Facility,

Precision Ship-Handling Writ Large

On the Elbe River, the famous port of Hamburg's Nautical Institute had its final intake this year due to a shortage of prospective students. From now on it will be known as the Hamburg Institute for Ship Handling and Simulation, but for many years it sent highly trained young people to sea.

United Polish Shipyards Executives Visit U.S.A.

Leading executives of Poland's shipbuilding and associated industries recently visited Eastern, Midwest and Gulf areas of the United States. The visitors included Andrzej Adamczyk, director, Ministry of Heavy Machinery (Warsaw) ; Mieczyslaw Tokarz,

Lloyd's Register Announces Major Changes For 1978

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,

Autoship, PAI Join Forces

Autoship Systems Corp. (ASC) and Port Automation International (PAI) have formed a marketing partnership. Per the agreement, PAI will market ASC's load planning software solutions to their customers. Beneficial to PAI customers is that they will

Free Literature Available On Long-Life Marine Window Wipers For Ships

A new marine window wiper that will give longer life in the harsh conditions at sea, has been designed by Wynstruments Limited of Gloucester, England. The equipment simplifies ordering because the one model can be fitted above or below the window,

Levingston To Build $45-Million Jackup Rig For Noble Drilling Corp

Ed Paden, president of Levingston Shipbuilding Company of Orange, Texas, has announced plans to build a second Levingston Class 111-C jackup drilling rig f o r Noble Drilling Corporation of Ardmore, Okla. Noble Drilling, a leading domestic drilling contracting firm formed in 1921,

Cargo Handling's New Force

A bold investment policy by TTS Technology of Bergen has hoisted the Norwegian group into the world's top three equipment suppliers in its specialized market segments. In many minds, the TTS name is synonymous with shipyard production systems and design,

Two N e w Instruments To Measure C u r r e n t / V o l t a ge Introduced By Amprobe

—Literature Available The new digital clamp-on instruments capable of measuring both DC and AC current and voltage have been introduced by Amprobe Instruments division of Core Industries, Inc. of Lynbrook, N.Y. Model ACDC1000 measures AC or DC

 
 
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