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RFD Survival Liferaft Line Gains Davit-Launch Approval

—Literature Available RFD Ltd. of Surrey, England, has now gained U.K. Department of Transport approval for the davit-launched version of its new Surviva liferaft (shown below). The approval was granted after the raft had performed successfully

 

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.

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,

Port Of Houston Terminal Installs Three LeTourneau 50-Ton Straddle Hoist Cranes

Marathon Manufacturing Company's Longview Division has delivered three LeTourneau 50-ton-capacity, rubber-tired Straddle Hoist cranes ordered by the Port of Houston (Texas) for its Barbours LASH/Container Terminal. All three cranes represent a total investment

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,

BP And Stolt-Nielsen In Shipping Agreement

British Petroleum and Stolt- Nielsen have signed a letter of intent which provides for British Petroleum acquiring an interest in Stolt Tankers and Terminals (Holdings) S.A., the chemicals shipping and related business of the Stolt-Nielsen Group.

Seaward International Delivers 34 Sea Guard Marine Fenders To U.S. Naval Station In Florida

Seaward International, Inc., Clearbrook, Va., recently announced that it has completed the manufacture, testing and delivery of thirty-four 7-foot-diameter by 14-foot-long Sea Guard® marine fenders for installation at the U.S. Naval Station in Mayport, Fla.

AMMCO Licensed To Market O&K Dredging Bucket And Cutting Wheels

American Marine and Machinery Company, Inc. (AMMCO) of Nashville has announced the signing of an agreement with Orenstein & Koppel of West Germany for the exclusive right to market O&K's complete line of underwater bucket wheels and cutting wheels in the U.

LiCausi Establishes New Boiler Consultant Firm

A.C. LiCausi, Inc., a marine and industrial boiler consultant firm serving the maritime and industrial boiler user, has been formed in New Orleans, La., by A.C. LiCausi, president of the firm. A 1951 graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, Mr.

 
 
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