Furuno Introduces New FR/FAR-2800 Big Ship Radar/ARPA Line

Furuno, makers of some of the world's finest marine radars, recently announced a new heavy duty, commercial line of rasterscan radars/ ARPAs designed to fully meet IMO regulations for installation aboard all classes of vessels. Ten different models


Pumping Ballast for Ocean-Going Barges

In Seattle, Wash., two of the largest barge companies in the world use Bibo pumps from ITT's Flygt unit and axial flow pumps from ITT's Goulds Pump unit to pump ballast water for trim and balance of oceangoing barges as they load and unload their cargo of commodities.

Vancouver Shipyards Delivers Log Barge To Seaspan Int'l

Seaspan International Ltd. of North Vancouver, B.C., Canada, recently took delivery of the Seaspan Rigger, a new log barge (pictured above) that was commissioned by Mrs. William Sloan, wife of the the president of Pacific Logging Company Ltd. Designed by Robert Allen Ltd.

A Tradition Carried On

On Friday, April 30, 2004, the SUNY Maritime College Alumni Association distributed the first scholarship awards of its second century. Founded in 1903, the Alumni Association, a privately funded, volunteer managed, charitable association of graduates

New Viking Videos Teach Lifesaving Techniques To Vessel Crews

In an emergency at sea, familiarity with the lifesaving equipment aboard could mean the difference between disaster and a successful rescue. Several new videotapes to train crews in the proper use of marine lifesaving equipment are now available to operators of commercial vessels.

Transtema Kockumation Introduces New Computer System For Shipping Industry

Transtema Kockumation, Sweden, formerly the electronics division of Kockumation, wellknown producers of the Loadmaster and Levelmaster computer systems, recently introduced a new system under the trade name Shipmaster. The system is designed to

Propeller Club Announces Students Essay Contest

The Propeller Club of the United States has announced its 43rd Harold Harding Annual Maritime Essay Contest for High School Students, and its Second National Maritime Essay Contest for College Students. Capt. Robert E. Hart, president of The Propeller Club Port of New York,

T a m p a S h i p y a r d s A w a r ds B a b c o c k & W i l c ox $ 1 . 4 - M i l l i o n C o n t r a ct

Babcock & Wilcox, an operating unit of McDermott International, inc., announced that its Industrial Power Generation Division has received a $1.4-million contract from Tampa Shipyards, Inc., Tampa, Fla., for the supply of five ship sets of marine,

M M S Delivers P l a n n ed M a i n t e n a n c e S y s t em For C a n a r c t i c Icebreaker

Marine Management Systems (MMS) recently implemented their Planned Maintenance (PMS) system aboard an icebreaker owned by Canarctic Shipping, Ltd, of Ottawa, Canada, according to an announcement made by MMS vice president, Don Logan. Operating

Tracor Marine Awarded $3.6-Million Navy Contract

A $3.6-million contract to conduct acceptance testing of sonobuoys for the United States Navy has been awarded by the Naval A v i o n i c s Center, Indianapolis, Ind., to Tracor Marine, Inc., Port Everglades, Fla., subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas.

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