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DECK MACHINERY A REVIEW

Faster, more efficient cargo handling reduces costs and increases profit opportunities for all vessel owners—inland, coastal and deepdraft. To satisfy the changing needs of these cost-conscious customers, manufacturers of deck machinery and cargo

 

Northrop Grumman Christens San Antonio

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector christened LPD 17 San Antonio on July 19, 2003, at the company's Avondale operations near New Orleans, La. The 684-ft. (208.4-m), 25,000- ton San Antonio is first of 12 in a new class of amphibious transport dock ships being built for the U.

Guido Perla: Colombian Born, American Made

Guido Perla has always had a love of the sea. Perla, who was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, came to the U.S. in 1971 to pursue his dream of using the "tools" he was given to become a naval architect. His story is one that is marked by innovation, relationships and hard work.

Unique Lobster Boat Miss Julie D e l i v e r e d By G l a d d i n g - H e a rn

Designed by Robert Henry of Bay Marine, Inc. and built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding Corporation for Robert P. Stevens of Buzzards Bay, Mass., the lobster boat Miss Julie is an all-aluminum, 65-foot single-screw vessel that combines speed, maintainability,

Exxon Introduces C o s t - S a v i n g M a r i ne Lubricant Line

Exxon Company, International (ECI) recently announced at a gathering of shipping industry representatives that they have developed a new, high quality marine lubricant line called Exxmar to replace their existing diesel lubricants line, Tromar.

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

C h e v r o n Selects Elinca System For 5 Ships — L i t e r a t u r e A v a i l a b le

The Elinca marine growth and corrosion control system, marketed in North America by Blume Worldwide Services, Scarsdale, N.Y., has been selected by Chevron Shipping Company, San Francisco, for protection of the main seawater service systems and condensers on five VLCCs operated by the firm.

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,

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

Mackay Communications Wins U.S. N a v y AGOR-23 Electronics Package

Mackay Communications, Inc. of Raleigh, N.C., has been awarded a subcontract to supply the exterior, interior communication as well as the navigational equipment for AGOR-23. In addition, Mackay has contracted to perform the complete turn-key

 
 
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