At the recent annual convention of the Marine Section, National Safety Council (NSC), held in Chicago, 111., members of the maritime industry were honored with awards for their part in promoting safety. Officers for 1977 also were elected during the conference.
The latest in navigation systems, machinery monitoring and control, internal and external shipboard management and communications feature flat screen displays, many of them from- Jakob Hatteland Instrument AS of Nor- way. Jakob Hatteland Instrument AS (JH1),
It has recently !been announced that the state-owned Algerian Steamship Navigation Co., C.N.- A.N., has ordered three LNG tankers with Gaz-Transport invar membrane design. Two of them, each with a capacity of 129,400 cubic meters, are to foe ibuilt at C.
MarAd has received several section 9 applications. They include: • Neptune International, Inc., Grove Village, 111., has asked permission to sell the 39,700-gt tanker Montrachet. The proposed purchaser is Neter Navigation, S.A., for resale to M/S Kwality Steel Supplier of India.
The Maritime Administration has announced the publication of a twovolume research report, "Ship Performance Analysis System (SPAN)." The report describes the development of a microcomputer software program for determining the best hull and propeller surface vessel.
—Catalogs Available Two of the world's leading marine manufacturers— Perko, Inc. and United Kingdom-based Lucas Marine Products—have combined efforts to offer in the U.S. the 200 Series International Navigation Lights. The series, certified for
Federal Commerce and Navigation Ltd., which through its subsidiary, Federal Offshore Services of Dartmouth/Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, will join with one of Britain's largest offshore service companies, Seaforth Maritime Ltd. of Aberdeen, Scotland, to form Seaforth Fednav Inc.