Pumping Ballast for Ocean-Going Barges

In Seattle, Wash., two of the largest barge companies in the world use Bibo pumps from ITT's Flygt unit and axial flow pumps from ITT's Goulds Pump unit to pump ballast water for trim and balance of oceangoing barges as they load and unload their cargo of commodities.


Siemens Offers Cost-Effective Solutions In Automation Systems

—Free Literature Available— Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc., Power Engineering Marketing Division, is developing new costeffective methods of ship control to concentrate control on the bridge and reduce the size of the crew required. One development

A Leg Up on the Competition

To Tim Domke, the new MA' Dixie Legacy (pictured on the cover), is much more than simply the largest, most advanced lift boat in the world. To Domke, the Dixie Legacy is personal, the culmination of a career built sailing onboard these unique vessels with the last four years spent shoreside,


International Trade Fair And Conferences Gothenburg, Sweden—February 25-March 1 Offshore Goteborg '85, Sweden's third offshore exhibition and conference, will be held February 25 to March 1 in the Swedish Trade Fair Foundation's Exhibition and Congress Centre at Gothenburg.

Canadian Government To Spend $624.4 Million For 12 Minesweepers

Canadian Defense Minister Perrin Beatty recently announced plans to design and build 12 minesweeping vessels to fill a gap in Canada's aging naval fleet. The contract is valued at 750 million Canadian dollars (US$624.4 million). J.Y. Clarke, president

Kobelt's 2-Station Control System Is Simple In Design, Durable In Construction

Kobelt, manufacturer of high quality marine controls for 25 years, has recently introduced an innovative new two-station, single engine control system for clutch and engine throttle functions. Known as the 2090 Series, it was designed to provide the ultimate in simplicity,

T a m p a S h i p y a r d s A w a r ds B a b c o c k & W i l c ox $ 1 . 4 - M i l l i o n C o n t r a ct

Babcock & Wilcox, an operating unit of McDermott International, inc., announced that its Industrial Power Generation Division has received a $1.4-million contract from Tampa Shipyards, Inc., Tampa, Fla., for the supply of five ship sets of marine,

C l o w / G r e e n b e r g O f f e rs B r o c h u r e O n Bronze V a l v e s A n d Fittings

The Marine Valve Division of Clow/Greenberg Valve Products, Carona, Calif., has available a free 24-page catalog containing detailed information on the major valves and fittings the company manufactures. All Clow/Greenberg valves and fittings

Two Executives Appointed At Designers & Planners

Designers & Planners, Inc. of Washington, D.C., recently announced the appointment of Michael R. Yriondo as director of special projects and Richard S. Carleton as director of marine engineering. The announcements were made by Ferd Serim, president of

Navigation Sciences Offers Viewnav® Master Mariner Brochure

A full-color "Viewnav® Master Mariner Electronic Chart Navigation System" brochure is available from Navigation Sciences, Inc. of Bethesda, Md. The four-page brochure describes and illustrates the Viewnav system used by operators of pilotboats,

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