—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
Two of the maritime industry's internationally respected organizations are sponsoring a two-day Extreme Loads Response Symposium to be held October 19-20 at the Sheraton National Hotel, Arlington, Va. The symposium is being arranged by the interagency
New Policies And An Oil And Gas Bonanza Promise A Bright Future Recent news from the Canadian Arctic and the offshore continues to give promise of a bonanza of oil and gas. Exploration activity is proceeding at a good pace despite the oil glut and the drop in energy prices.
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.
Alexander Industries, Inc. has been appointed exclusive sales agent for Camlock Flange Sales Corp. (C-L Couplings), covering the area of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Alabama. The patented C-L Coupling represents a revolutionary
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
Butterworth Systems recently announced that it has received U.S. Coast Guard approval for its SFC Bilge Water line of oil/water separators. In its approval, the U.S. Coast Guard has certified that Butterworth® SFC BW oil/ water separators comply with the specifications detailed in IMCO A.
The operators of many of the riverboat casinos along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers are likely to enjoy smooth sailing as growing demand, limited new supply, and relaxed regulations support stronger operating results and possibly rating upgrades, Moody's Investors Service reports.
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,
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,