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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

 

New Joint Venture Tanker Company Sets Sail

$430 Million Joint Venture to Eye Gas Ships Next '.' Gulf Energy Maritime PJSC, or GEM, is a new $430 million joint venture shipping company, launched last month. Headquartered in Dubai, GEM is owned by Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) (35%);

Hempel Extends Range

Globic: Designed as a highly efficient, TBT-free, self-polishing and self-smoothening antifouling with very high volume solids, which can be specified for up to 60 months. Globic is available in four different polishing rates ensuring optimum specification.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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,

 
 
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