ETA-Pilot Fuel Saving System Now Marketed Worldwide By SSPA

SSPA Systems, responsible for the development and marketing of the Roll-Nix Control System for roll reduction using rudder control, has now also taken over the marketing of the ETA-Pilot fuel saving system, an original product wholly developed and


Teamwork, Creativity And Determination

On May 22, 1944, the Certificate of Incorporation of The American Waterways Operators was filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware. It asserted, among other things, that AWO's purpose was, "To promote harmonious and friendly cooperation among

Finnish Innovation Ascends New Heights

The Finnish shipbuilding industry has been in a state of flux for much of 1999 and entering 2000, with the Kvaerner shipbuilding pullout dominating the headlines. But while the search for new owners of the company's yards in Finland has kept the boardrooms busy,

International Compactor Offers High-Performance Trash Compactors

— F r e e Literature A v a i l a b l e— With the world focusing on the clean-up of the atmosphere, rivers and lakes and the implementation/ enforcement of new Annex V-MARPOL 73/78 regulations, the maritime industry now faces a new challenge on how to handle its on-board trash and waste.

Hampton Roads Complex Poised For Substantial Expansion In 1991

In line with a new $106 million, five-year capital development program, Hampton Roads port complex in Virginia is poised for substantial expansion in 1991. Hampton Roads' largest container terminal, Norfolk, will double in capacity in the next

MarAd Awards Five Research Contracts

The Maritime Administration has awarded the following research and development contracts: A $442,000 contract to Combustion Engineering, Inc., Windsor, Conn., to investigate the potential improvement in atomization of marine bunker fuels that have been emulsified with water.

The Art of Maneuvering

Cunard's 30-knot cruise liner Queen Mary 2 is testament both to the business verve and the technological resourcefulness of the maritime industries. The circumspect approach to every facet of the project underscores the preoccupation with issues of longterm structural integrity,


The following special section features the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair, electronics, communications and weapons. This special section covers Navy contracts awarded between December 28, 1987, and January 25, 1988.

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Manufacturers and suppliers of marine coatings and other corrosion- prevention measures continue to improve their products and services. In the important area of reducing fuel consumption, a new generation of self-polishing, antifouling hull coatings,

TANO Introduces Mil-Spec VME Modules —Literature Available

TANO Marine Systems, New Orleans, La., has developed a family of Mil-Spec VME microprocessor modules for large-scale, softwarebased control systems. The new TANO/VME microprocessor family includes both a military series and a ruggedized commercial series,

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