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.
Sperry Marine Inc., Charlottesville, Va., has donated several pieces of historic marine equipment to the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Va., to mark the company's 80th anniversary. C. Richard Kenney, senior vice president and general manager of Sperry Marine,
Alfa-Laval, Inc.. Fort Lee, N.J., has introduced a new Nirex freshwater distiller designed to meet the needs of smaller vessels. Designated the -JWP-26-C, the unit is a smaller version of the -JWP-36-C series. The unit can be used on fishing vessels,
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has accepted its new fireboat, L.A. Fireboat 2, which is the largest in the U.S. according to its length of 105 ft. (32 m) and a fire-fighting capacity of more than 10,300 cu. m. /hr. Built to replace the 75-year-old Ralph J.
Autoship Systems Corp. (ASC) has initiated a new 'total system' approach to CAD/CAM software for shipyards, aiming to eliminate what it terms the most expensive CAD/CAM inefficiencies within the design-to-manufacture process: data exchange and
—Literature Available Jack T. Bunt, vice president and general manager of the Seattle division, announced that the Earle M. Jorgensen Company, Forge Division, Seattle, Wash., and Escher Wyss GmbH of Ravensburg, West Germany, have recently signed
TBW Industries, a manufacturer of offshore deck equipment and pneumatic bulk handling systems, recently conducted the first of several scheduled winch operator seminars at its Central Office, located in Houma, La. Smatco is one of the world's leading
Autoship Systems Corporation (ASC) has developed a complete CAD/CAM suite to meet the CAD/CAM needs in marine vessel design and construction, including two key programs in the CAD/CAM suite: Autostructure 3.0 and Production Manager 3.0. Autostructure
R. R a l p h Helm, president and chief operating officer of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., has appointed R a y m o n d J. W a c h t as vice president and general manager of the company's Manitex Inc. and Manimex S.A. de C.V. subsidiaries. Located in McAllen,
Charles A. Garman has been named as Western area sales manager for the U.S. by Stork-Werkspoor Diesel bv (SWD). Mr. Garman has opened an office in Seattle and will cover the Western U.S. and Alaska for the firm. SWDiesel engines are offered in models ranging from 300 to 2,