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The Repowering Of QE2— The Largest Diesel Power Station Afloat

Editor's Note: This article is based on a paper presented by Werner Oehlers, senior engineer and sales manager-marine engines, MAN B&W Diesel GmbH, at a recent Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers-New York Metropolitan Section joint meeting.

 

Marine Drive Systems Announces N e w Shaft Systems

—Literature Available Marine Drive Systems of Edison, N.J., a worldwide supplier of sterndrives without engines for more than two decades, announces the availability of marine shaft systems compatible with its Stern Powr 100 Series and similar propulsion equipment.

The Angel Of Competition

From an address recently presented to The Annual Meeting of the Propeller Club of the United States Our inland and coastal barge industry is too little understood, indeed it is largely invisible and we have only to look into the mirror to discover who is to blame for that.

Ultra Large Containerships: Will Security Measures Impede Operations?

As the U.S. — and the world — tries to thwart terrorist attacks in the planning stage, container shipping has become a focal point. From electronic seals to radiation detection devices mounted on container cranes, the effort to ensure attack from the sea does not come via a 20-ft.

UPDATE ON FY 1986 NAVY PROGRAMS

On 19 December Congress passed a continuing resolution providing defense program appropriations for FY 1986. It provides total obligational authority of $281 billion for defense programs. The Administration had requested $304 billion and last year's defense appropriation was $278 billion.

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.

MSC Awards $41.7-Million Contract To Sea Mobility To Operate T-AGOS Ships

The Navy's Military Sealift Command has awarded a $41.7-million contract to Sea Mobility, Inc. of Houston for the operation and maintenance of 12 T-AGOS-1 Class ocean surveillance ships. The contract took effect February 1 this year and will continue through September 30, 1989.

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,

H e m p e l O f f e r s Brochure O n N e w T w o - I n - O ne M a r i n e C o a t i n g s S y s t em

Hempel's Marine Paints, a worldwide coatings manufacturer, is offering a free color brochure detailing their recently launched two-in-one solution for on-board repair and maintenance, Combi-Coat. The new two-in-one system combines both primer and finish in one coat,

Tax Corrections Act Offers Good News To Domestic Operators

The recent passage of the Tax Technical Corrections Act, HR 4333, by the 100th Congress, offered some good news for domestic inland waterways operators. Included in the measure was the long-awaited correction to the diesel fuel tax inequity which began on April 1, 1988.

 
 
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