The N.Y.-N.J.-Sandy Hook Pilots Association recently took delivery of a high-speed, rough-water commuter dispatch boat. It is a 64-foot, allaluminum, twin-screw vessel designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates of Boston, Mass., and built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, The Duclos Corp.
—Free Literature Offered— Offshore oil and gas operations in deeper waters at greater distances from shore have led to the production of the world's largest crewboat. It is the 155-foot, all-aluminum giant, the Blair McCall, powered by five Cummins KTA-19M-680 HP diesels,
The San Diego Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers began its 1981- 82 program with a presentation on unmanned marine vehicles. Thirty members and guests of SNAME met at the Half Moon Inn in San Diego to hear Robert Wernli
Free Literature Available Fire aboard ship is a major emergency, no matter how small the fire. On a very small ship the crew can usually escape overboard should the fire get out of control. On a large ship, however, the situation is far more serious and difficult.
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.
Seaworthy Systems, Inc. recently announced the opening of their West Coast branch office in the San Francisco Bay area. Seaworthy is a full-service firm offering significant capabilities, both technical and managerial, in the fields of marine engineering,
Vital tank gauging information essential to accurate liquid inventory control is the primary purpose of the new MMC Portable ' Sonic INTERFACE Tape. This versatile, precision instrument combines ullage and interface measurements in one simple operation.
The Coast Guard recently announced final regulations designed to ensure the safe design, installation and operation of marine vapor systems on tank vessels and at marine facilities. During loading or ballasting of tank ships or tank barges, the
Deere & Company's Engine Group will begin to market John Deere marine engines for commercial applications in 1991. According to Deere, two marine models, rated at 80 to 250 hp (propulsion), are slated for introduction in early 1991. Three more models will be available later in 1991,
Atlantic Dry Dock Corp., the repair and conversion arm of Atlantic Holding Co. in Jacksonville, Fla., recently expanded its capabilities with the addition of a 16,000 ton (16,526 metric ton) floating dry dock this summer. The company has been busy of late,