—Free Literature Available— Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc., Power Engineering Marketing Division, is developing new costeffective methods of ship control to concentrate control on the bridge and reduce the size of the crew required. One development
In time of heightened security, the new 87-ft. (26.5 m) coastal patrol boat. USCG Sturgeon, built by Bollinger Shipyards for the U.S. Coast Guard at Grand Isle, La. Was a welcome sight. The new boat replaces the 82-ft. (24.9 m) patrol boat Point Sal, that was commissioned in 1966.
The U.S. barge and towing industry has established an excellent reputation for being responsive to the needs of America's shippers and consumers. It is fuelefficient, cost-effective and highly productive. With these qualities, it is no wonder
Faster, more efficient cargo handling reduces costs and increases profit opportunities for all vessel owners—inland, coastal and deepdraft. To satisfy the changing needs of these cost-conscious customers, manufacturers of deck machinery and cargo
Marathon LeTourneau Company's Brownsville, Texas unit has been awarded a contract for the fabrication of a platform drilling rig by Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. of Tulsa, Okla.
NKK (Nippon Kokan) has developed a new basic ship design promoting greater energy conservation, which will be applied to three vessels (two ore/coal carriers and a bulk carrier) being built for Showa Shipping Company and Nippon Yusen. Shinichi Hirayama, president of NKK America Inc.
McDermott Marine Construction, a major operating unit of McDermott International Inc., has been awarded a contract by Exxon Company U.S.A. valued at approximately $27 million. The contract calls for the fabrication and installation of an I8-slot
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., San Francisco, Calif., has just been selected by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to provide naval architectural and marine e n g i n e e r i n g consulting services throughout the period of design and construction of OTEC-1,
Peter P. Lombard, president of American United Marine Corporation, has been honored for his outstanding contribution to trade relations with Norway and the United States and has been awarded a special export diploma by the Export Council of Norway.
The acoustical laboratory of Soundcoat Company, Inc., Deer Park, N.Y., has improved upon their proprietary vibration control material DYAD where it can now provide high damping from -15 F for DYAD 601 to 250 F for DYAD 609. DYAD is used for constrained layer