Ameron Torpedo Introduces Versatile, Chemical-Resistant Tank Lining

A new high-solids, modified phenolic epoxy tank lining system has been added to the standard range of conventional and high-performance marine coatings available from Ameron Torpedo Marine Coatings. Amercoat® 346 is a versatile tank lining said


Caterpillar-Powered Fishing Vessel Delivered By Rodriguez Boat Builders

A trend toward more versatile fishing vessels may be established by a new craft, the Pacific Monarch, built by Rodriguez Boat Builders, Bayou La Batre, Ala., for service in Alaska and the Bering Sea. In recent years, fishing vessel designers and

European Yards Look To 'Formula' To Compete With Their Far East Counterparts

Judging from what was said at the Round Table organized by the Association of Marine Architects and Naval Engineers of Spain (AINE), held recently in Madrid, the European shipyards have found the formula that will enable them to compete successfully with their Far Eastern counterparts,

Double Naming Ceremony Held At Far East Levingston Shipbuilding

Far East Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. (FELS) held a double naming ceremony recently for the jackup rig Ekhabi and the crane vessel Ispolin being built for V/O Sudoimport of the U.S.S.R. Mrs. F.I. Potapenko, wife of the U.S.S.R. Ambassador to Singapore, named the Ispolin, and Mrs.

Free Literature Offered On New Navy-Approved Fire Retardant Coating

Last year the U.S. Navy approved Hamilton Chemical Corporation's Formula #303 to protect PVC cable which normally ignites at 300 degrees F from flame and temperatures exceeding 2,000 degrees F for periods in excess of 60 minutes, according to the New York-based firm.

Fire Combat, Inc. Offers 10-Page Manual On Fire Suppression Systems

Fire Combat, Inc., Marinette, Wise., is offering a free 10-page product manual on their fire suppression systems (dry chemical, foam and halon), fire apparatus and custom systems engineering. The 10-page binder-type manual outlines the general

Transforming a Transportation Company into A Successful e-Business

The maritime industry is at an historic crossroad — and the direction that companies take can determine whether their future is filled with success or failure. Consider this — maritime accounts for 96 percent of all transportation — driving much of the momentum of the world economy.

BV Proposes 12,500-TEU Mega Containership

Bureau Veritas (BV), working with Knud E. Hansen, BV has developed a 12,500-teu containership design, it says will provide economies of scale and harness innovative technical solutions to providing more capacity. "There are nearly 15 major terminals which

Micronautics Offers Free Literature On Tide Predicting Software

Micronautics, Inc., Rockport, Maine, a firm which produces industrial grade seagoing software, is offering free literature on "TIDE.l Rise & Fall," a program for IBM PCs that predicts tides over 3,600 locations around the U.S. and Canada. TIDE.

Fetterolf Acquires Stacey Valve Products —Literature Available

Fetterolf Corporation of Skippack, Pa., has acquired the Stacey Value product line, and is currently manufacturing and marketing Stacey® Line Blinds on a worldwide basis. J.W. Williams, president of Fetterolf Corporation, stated in an interview: "Up until now,

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