UPC Foam Filled Fenders: The Ultimate Protector

Special Advertising Section Just as today's maritime industry is currently experiencing technological advances, the equipment that will be used to produce and adhere to these changes must follow the same beat — specifically in the arena of fendering systems.



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

European Yards Look To 'Formula' To Compete With Their Far East Counterparts

Judging from what was said at the Round Table organized by the Association of Marine Architects and Naval Engineers of Spain (AINE), held recently in Madrid, the European shipyards have found the formula that will enable them to compete successfully with their Far Eastern counterparts,

Posidonia The International Shipping Exhibition

Piraeus, Greece June 4-8, 1990 Posidonia '90, the biennial international shipping exhibition, will be held in Piraeus, Greece, from June 4 to 8, 1990, at the Piraeus Port Authority waterfront exhibition center. Providing the industry with a vote of confidence,

SPD In Joint Venture With Daeyang Electric

Philadelphia-headquartered SPD Technologies recently announced a joint venture agreement with Daeyang Electric Co., Ltd., of Pusan, South Korea, to provide Mil- Spec circuit breakers and switchgear for the Korean naval industry. SPD, one the world's

Lister Chain To Open U.S. Anchor Chain Plant —Literature Available

Lister Chain & Forge Inc., a recently incorporated U.S. company, associated with 78-year-old Canadian chain-making and steel forging concern Lister Bolt & Chain, Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., recently announced it would commence the manufacture of ship anchor chain in the U.

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Manufacturers and suppliers of marine coatings and other corrosion- prevention measures continue to improve their products and services. In the important area of reducing fuel consumption, a new generation of self-polishing, antifouling hull coatings,

Astronomical Drilling Rig Prices Anticipated Because Of Worldwide Demand

According to industry officials, prices for drilling rig equipment are about to skyrocket because of strong worldwide rig demand. The resulting rise in the cost of finding oil and getting it into production may slow future drilling activity unless oil prices rise, officials also warned.

TANO Introduces Mil-Spec VME Modules —Literature Available

TANO Marine Systems, New Orleans, La., has developed a family of Mil-Spec VME microprocessor modules for large-scale, softwarebased control systems. The new TANO/VME microprocessor family includes both a military series and a ruggedized commercial series,

C.J. Hendry Co. Appoints John Iamarino

Fred Barg, vice president of C.J. Hendry Co., San Francisco, Calif.- based ship chandlery firm since 1865, has announced the appointment of John Iamarino as manager of their San Pedro branch. He replaces Dan Baldwin, who has retired after serving C.

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