UPC Foam Filled Fenders: The Ultimate Protector

Special Advertising Section Just as today's maritime industry is currently experiencing technological advances, the equipment that will be used to produce and adhere to these changes must follow the same beat — specifically in the arena of fendering systems.


Hike Metal: Steady Progress to Success

Since 1958. Hike Metal of Wheatley, Ontario, has been a steady presence in the Canadian maritime niche, enjoying success and growth built on the local fishing industry. The yard is strategically located on the north shore of Lake Erie. 45 miles east of the Windsor / Detroit border.

U.S. Sub Christened in "Home" Port

With a length of 377 ft. (114.9 m), a beam of 34 ft. (10.3 m) and a displacement of 7,800 tons, the Virginia, which is the first U.S. submarine designed to satisfy the requirements of regional and near-land missions in the post-Cold War era, was

U.S. Market: Foundation for the Future

In part two of a two-part series, William G. Schubert, the new U.S. Maritime Administrator (MarAd), speaks with H. Clayton Cook, Jr. about the current standing and future direction of maritime activities in the United States. Cook: I'd like to pick up where we left off last time.

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.

Andino Appointed VP At Crowley Maritime International Division

Richard F. Andino has been appointed vice president and general manager of Crowley Maritime Corporation's International Division, San Francisco, Calif., according to a recent announcement by Leo L. Collar, CMC executive vice president. The appointment

RGB Spectrum Announces New Flexible Scan Converter

RGB Spectrum, Berkeley, Calif., a leading manufacturer of videographic products and workstations and graphic displays, has introduced the new RGB/Videolink® 1450AX auto-sync scan converter that transforms high resolution computer graphics to television format.

B&W Product Tanker 'Petrobulk Mars' Is First Ship Ever To Be Equipped With One-Man Operated Bridge

The Danish shipyard Burmeister & Wain recently delivered the 84,000-dwt product tanker Petrobulk Mars, the first ship in the world to be equipped with a oneman operated bridge. The vessel is classified by Det norske Veritas with the new class registration


ANSCHUETZ Circle 6 1 on Reader Service Card Anschuetz & Co. GmbH of Kiel- Wik, West Germany, designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of navigation products, including gyrocompasses, autopilots, and steering controls that have been installed on more than 9,

Raytheon's 'Sub Sig II' To Provide Sea Trial Support For Electric Boat

Contractor sea trials of submarines built by General Dynamics' Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn., will be supported by Raytheon Company's research vessel Sub Sig II under terms of a charter signed recently by the two firms. The vessel, owned

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