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Bender To Offer New Ice-Class Anchor Handling Tug/Supply Vessel

Bender Shipbuilding and Repair of Mobile, Ala., recently entered into an agreement with Cleaver and Walkingshaw Ltd., naval architects of Vancouver, B.C., which permits the Gulf Coast yard to offer the proven "hostile" class design to the American

 

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.

Crew And Supply Boat Conversion Can Be A Profitable Venture

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.

Fred W. Beltz Jr. Elected Vice President DeLaval Turbine Inc.

Donald T. Bixby, president, De- Laval Turbine Inc., announced that Fred W. Beltz Jr. was elected vice president by the board of directors on May 24, 1978. A 29-year DeLaval veteran, Mr. Beltz has served in a number of assignments within the organization.

Offshore Symposium Set For Houston, April 4-5

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has scheduled the 2nd Offshore Symposium, Design Criteria and Codes, for April 4-5, 1991, at the Westchase Hilton Hotel in Houston, Texas. The event, which is being sponsored by the Texas Section of the society,

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.

Exxon Offers Exxcare— A Cost-Cutting Computerized Solution To Maintaining/Monitoring Oil

—Technical Paper Available— Good lubrication contributes greatly to the efficient operation and long service life of machinery. In turn, good lubrication depends on two factors, i.e.—a proper selection of products and a sound care of the lubricants in service,

Water Lubricated Rubber Bearings Subject Of SNAME San Diego Meeting

At the March meeting of the San Diego Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 56 members and guests heard the presentation of a technical paper on water lubricated rubber bearings. The authors of the paper were introduced: Ray L.

N a u t i C a n Enterprises Reports Advanced Propeller Nozzle Improves Thrust, Lowers Drag

—Color Brochure, Technical Paper Offered— NautiCan Enterprises, Ltd., North Vancouver, B.C., Canada, claims to have made a significant breakthrough in nozzle design more than 50 years after the development of the original Kort nozzle in Germany.

Pumps & Power Ltd. Of Vancouver Signed To Represent Omnithruster

Charles M. Aker, president of Omnithruster Inc. of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., designer and manufacturer of marine maneuvering and propulsion systems, has announced the signing of a representative's agreement with Pumps & Power Ltd. of Vancouver, B.

 
 
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