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Crew And Supply Boat Conversion Can Be A Profitable Venture

Free Technical Paper Offered Supply vessels and crewboats are the lifeline of the offshore oil and gas industry. These sturdy vessels perform a multitude of functions, from carrying potable water and fuel oil to valuable deck cargoes and important operating personnel.

 

A Look Ahead at the 88th ANNUAL MEETING of SNAME

The 88th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will convene at The New York Hilton Hotel on November 13-15, 1980 according to an announcement made by Lester Rosenblatt, president of the Society. "Again this year," Mr.

Peterson Builders Launches Their Fourth M C M For U.S. N a vy

Peterson Builders, Inc. (PBI), Sturgeon Bay, Wis., recently christened and launched their fourth Mine Countermeasure Ship (MCM), the USS Devastator, at ceremonies at the yard. The sponsor of the 224-foot USS Devastator (MCM-6) was Mrs. Carol Dixon Ashford.

On The Waterfront With NNS' Director Of Ship Repair

Newport News Shipbuilding has been the recipient of several high-profile cruise ship repair projects of late, including the Millennium fix detailed on the previous page. The person responsi- ble for ensuring that the jobs enter and exit NNS' mammoth facilities — on time,

Navigation & Communications Equipment Review

Through recent technology breakthroughs and advancements, the leading manufacturers of marine electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise, and communications faster and easier.

PBI Launches MCM-10, USS Warrior, Seventh in Series Of 11 For Navy; Lays Keel For MCM-12, USS Ardent

The 224-foot wooden mine countermeasure ship MCM-10 was recently launched at the yard of Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The sponsor of the ship, Penelope L. Nyquist, wife of Vice Adm. John W. Nyquist, christened the ship Warrior.

Pumps & Power Ltd. Of Vancouver Signed To Represent Omnithruster

Charles M. Aker, president of Omnithruster Inc. of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., designer and manufacturer of marine maneuvering and propulsion systems, has announced the signing of a representative's agreement with Pumps & Power Ltd. of Vancouver, B.

Sperry's New Satellite Communicator Granted Unrestricted Type Approval

—Literature Available Sperry Corporation's Aerospace & Marine Group's new Satellite Communicator has been granted unrestricted type approval by INMARSAT, following extensive qualification testing as a Standard A, Class I Ship Earth Station. The

Hiroshi Ito Named President Of Kubota America Corp.

Hiroshi Ito has been named president, Kubota America Corporation, New York, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kubota, Ltd. of Japan, succeeding Tsutomu Hashimoto, who returns to Tokyo as export manager, machinery. Mr. Ito, with the parent company for 34 years,

LOOP Awards Training Contract To Marine- Safety International

MarineSafety International of New York, a wholly owned subsidiary of FlightSafety International, has announced it has signed a multiyear contract with LOOP Inc. to provide operational and safety training for mooring masters and vessel traffic controllers.

 
 
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