ETA-Pilot Fuel Saving System Now Marketed Worldwide By SSPA

SSPA Systems, responsible for the development and marketing of the Roll-Nix Control System for roll reduction using rudder control, has now also taken over the marketing of the ETA-Pilot fuel saving system, an original product wholly developed and


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.


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

Swiftships Delivers Second 117-Foot Tug To Otto Candies

Swiftships, Inc. of Morgan City, La., recently delivered the second of a two-tug boat order, the 117- foot Ben Candies to Otto Candies Inc. of Des Allemandes, La. The vessel measures 117 feet long, by 34 feet wide, and is 17 feet deep. The tug

FMC Releases Study On Virgin Islands Trade

The Federal Maritime Commission has prepared a Virgin Islands Trade Study. The report focuses upon both recent and anticipated ocean shipping developments in the trades between the U.S. Virgin Islands and the U.S. mainland, Puerto Rico, various Caribbean nations,

Senesco Marine Signs Contract For 140,000-Barrel DH ATB

Senesco Marine signed a contract with New Jersey-based U.S. Shipping. LLC to build a 140,0000-barrel double-hulled (DH) chemical ATB with tug that can double as a 150,000-barrel doublehulled petroleum ATB. The development. according to Gary Schuler,

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.

MRIS Publishes Cumulative Index For 1970-1976

The Maritime Research Information Service (MRIS) is sponsored by the Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, for the benefit of the U.S. maritime industry through the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council. In operation since 1970,

Thrane & Thrane Offers Capsat Fleet77

Thrane & Thrane has started shipping Capsat Fleet77 products to its partners and distributors worldwide. "We have now been shipping Capsat Fleet77 systems to our distributors for a couple of weeks in order to enable them to demonstrate the product

Hovermarine Announces First Sale To Japan

Hovermarine Transport Limited, the Southampton, Englandbased manufacturers of the HM.2 Mark III Hoverferry, has announced the first sale of their 65-passenger craft in Japan. Hovermarine decided more than two years ago to mount an extensive marketing effort in the Far East,

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