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Valmet Automation Gets Order For Eight Damatic Systems From Yugoslavia

Valmet Automation a.s. in Norway recently received an order for eight Damatic marine automation systems to be delivered to the Yugoslav shipyards Split and Uljanic. These systems include monitoring as well as control functions of the propulsion machinery and electrical power station,

 

American Atlantic Shipping Launches First Ship — The M/V America

American Atlantic Shipping, Inc., One World Trade Center, Suite 1035, New York, N.Y. 10048, a subsidiary of American Marine Industries, Inc., launched the first in a series of three multipurpose breakbulk / reefer / container ships on October 14, 1978.

REGULATORY OVERKILL PERSERVERES

Thomas Jefferson's familiar axiom that "Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty" has an analogous meaning beyond its historical and national value to American industrial sectors exposed to the often severe impact of federal government regulations.

Sail Freight International Offers Design For Auxiliary Wind Propulsion

According to Capt. D.C. (Sandy Anderson, founder of Sail Freight International (SFI) of Greenwich, Conn., sail-assist should be viewed as a total performance improvement package and not solely as a fuel-conservation measure. In this light, sailassist undoubtedly

U.S.-Flag Fleet To Double In The Last Quarter This Century

Waterborne U.S.-foreign trade will increase by more than 130 percent, and the U.S.-flag merchant fleet is expected to more than double both its deadweight tonnage and percentage of market share in the last quarter of this century, a study commissioned by

Marathon Manufacturing Adds $61 Million To Drilling Rig Backlog

Marathon Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, has announced that with firm construction contracts negotiated in August f o r four of its offshore jackup drilling rigs, a total of $61 million has been added to its marine construction backlog.

Frozen Gas Market Heats Up

While seemingly miniscule in terms of deadweight tons ordered and delivered per year as compared to the shipbuilding business as a whole, the production of gas tankers, LNG and LPG, are high-value, high prestige orders that are likely to rise significantly in the coming years.

D r e w r y Report R e v i e w s C a r - C a r r y i n g Fleet

A sector of the shipping industry which has been experiencing buoyant conditions recently is that concerned with the transport of assembled (or built-up) motor vehicles — principally passenger cars, but also trucks and other commercial vehicles shipped by sea.

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,

'Ocean Trade And Transport Of Phosphate Rock7

In common with most other bulk commodities, the seaborne trade of phosphate rock has been adversely affected by the prolonged world economic depression which followed the "oil crisis" of 1973. This was most apparent in 1975 and 1976, when shipments

 
 
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