Merwede Shipyard has been busy of late, announcing two significant jobs from the military and commercial sectors. On the military side, the company announced a contract for the design, engineering and building of one Multi- Role Vessel, for Tenix Defence of Australia.
—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,
—Free Literature Offered— Perkins North America of Wayne, Mich., recently introduced an exceptionally compact, Rolls-Roycedesigned engine as part of a major entry into the commercial marine diesel market. The new 8HD400T design is an 8-cylinder,
Throughout the last quarter — April- June 2002 — ASRY has not slowed down its workflow. The yard, which has been filled to capacity since the beginning of this year, repairing approximately 42 vessels, has been especially busy the last three months — repairing a selection of 23 vessels.
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.
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
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,
Diesel Engine Manufacturers Continue To Improve The Fuel Efficiency Of Their Engines Though the recent failure of the OPEC nations to agree on limiting crude oil production may eventually result in lowering fuel costs somewhat, fuel expenses
After having successfully completed a series of 11 Freedom-type general cargo vessels of 14,800 dwt each and two 91,600-dwt tankers, Jurong Shipyard Limited, Singapore, has diversified its activities to build more sophisticated vessels. Recently,
The Coast Guard recently announced proposed changes in the regulations for lifesaving equipment on large commercial ships. The proposed regulations are the result of recent revisions of an international treaty known as the Safety of Life at Sea Convention, or SOLAS.