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$C19.5-Million Modernization Under Way At Halifax Shipyards

A two-phase, 19.5-million Canadian dollar modernization program is being carried out by Halifax Industries Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, at its ship repair facility, Halifax Shipyards. William J. Riley, president and chief executive officer of Halifax Industries Limited,

 

GL: Exporting German Precision

Mechanical engineer Till Braun of Germanischer Lloyd is passionate about precision. "If I was building a boat, any boat, I would want to have a classification society involved," he says. Till, Project Manager for the society's Diesel Engines and Emissions Department,

Bulkers Shaped by Regulations?

The possibility of a future regulatory regime in which newbuild bulk carriers over a certain size would need to be double- hulled has moved a step closer towards becoming a reality. In March this year, the International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT

Latest offerings from the world s leading manufacturers Time being money for owners and operators of vessels and o f f - shore rigs, any speed-up in cargo handling produces cost savings, in many cases substantial ones. Recognizing this, manufacturers of

1986 VALVE EQUIPMENT GUIDE

Valves, valve actuators, and other accessories are vital components in any ship's piping systems for cargo, fuel, ballast, steam, seawater, and many other applications. Valve manufacturers offer a wide variety of valve types, variations, and materials,

ABS Guidance for Ballast Tank Inert Gas Systems

A major step forward in tanker operation safety was taken as ABS announced technical guidance for inert gas systems for ballast tanks. Compliance to the guidelines leads to the class notation IGS-Ballast. ABS is the first society to set standards

MagneTek Defense Systems Offers Quality Power-Conversion Products For Today's Navies

MagneTek Defense Systems, a world leading electrical/electronic power supplier to the military and unit of MagneTek, Inc., manufactures a wide range of products from transducers and uninterruptible power supplies to one of the industry's most

ABS Reports Increase In Classifications

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) classed 1,056 new vessels of 12,581,000 deadweight tons, or 6,636,000 gross tons, in the first six months of this year, chairman and president Robert T. Young reported at the semiannual meeting of the ABS board of managers held in New York City.

Coast Guard Announces Final Marine Vapor Control Regulations

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

The Rules are About to Change

A seminal approach to class following the landmark decision by three of the classification societies two years ago to develop common edicts governing oil tanker hull structures, a complete draft set of new. unified rules is to be circulated for industry comment in June 2004.

 
 
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