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Rolls-Royce Package Approach Wins Order

Just as the practice of single- sourcing complete packages of equipment and machinery, albeit long applied, has gathered tremendous pace over the past decade in the commercial marine sector, the uptake of functionally-integrated systems has

 

Dravo Corporation Launches Most Powerful Towboat For Use On World's Inland Waterways

Dravo Corporation recently launched the most powerful towboat ever .built for use on the world's inland waterways. Splashing into the Ohio River on January 31 at the company's Neville Island shipyard near Pittsburgh, Pa., the 10,100-horsepower vessel will

HM Bark Endeavor: Cook's "Vessel" Brought Into 21st Century

In 1768 British-born explorer Lt. James Cook and his crew set sail on the HM Bark Endeavour on one of the most significant maritime voyages ever. After observing the transit of Venus across the sun in the Pacific, they headed southwest to New Zealand,

Marine Section, NSC, Presents A w a r d s - Elects Officers At National Convention

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.

Biehl's Purchase Of U.S. N a v i g a t i o n Finalized

Biehl & Co., a well-known U.S. Gulf and South Atlantic steamship agency and stevedore, has acquired the major interest in U.S. Navigation, a former subsidiary of Hapag- Lloyd (America) Inc. Hapag-Lloyd decided to divest themselves of U.S. Navigation

Matson Will Convert Trailership To Combination Containership-RO/RO

Matson Navigation Company of San Francisco has announced plans to convert its 700-foot trailership Matsonia to a combination lift-on/ lift-off containership and roll-on/ roll-off cargo carrier, and enlarge the vessel to provide nearly three times her present capacity.

2-Volume Research Report, 'Ship Performance Analysis System' Now Available

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.

Onboard-Napa Power Yields Fuel Savings

Onboard-NAPA Power is a state-ofthe- art optimization tool for ship operation, developed by Onboard-Napa Ltd. The latest version of Onboard-NAPA Power features automatic ship-to-shore reporting of fuel consumption and fuel inventory with Web-browser-based viewing.

Brochure Available On Columbia Offshore Technical Services Ltd.

Columbia O f f s h o r e Technical Services Ltd., a Division of Columbia Surveyors (Marine) Ltd. of Vancouver, Canada, has avail able a new brochure describing the company's diverse marineoriented services Columbia Offshore was established in

MarAd Receives Section 9 Applications

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.

 
 
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