Senesco Marine Christens New Drydock

Senesco Marine last month christened its new dry dock and celebrated the dry dock's receipt of a key certification that has already significantly increased the company's repair business. The certification bestowed upon the Leslie G by Heger Dry Dock, Inc, of Holliston, Mass.


Master Marine Responds To Change In The Shipbuilding Market With Vessel Conversions

Master Marine, Inc. of Bayou La Batre, Ala., recently converted a 96- foot aluminum crewboat to a 149- passenger whale watch/excursion vessel for Barnstable Whale Watch Tours Inc., Barnstable, Mass. The vessel, named Spirit, was converted in just under eight weeks.

R.L. Stone To Head Maritime Affairs At Port Of San Francisco

Ronald L. Stone has been named to head maritime activities at the Bort of San Francisco, it was announced by port director Edward L. David. "This appointment completes the reorganization of the Port's management," Mr. David said. As deputy director of maritime affairs, Mr.

U.S. Market: Foundation for the Future

In part two of a two-part series, William G. Schubert, the new U.S. Maritime Administrator (MarAd), speaks with H. Clayton Cook, Jr. about the current standing and future direction of maritime activities in the United States. Cook: I'd like to pick up where we left off last time.

Ingersoll-Rand Purchases Fafnir Bearing Division

—Literature Available Ingersoll-Rand Company has purchased Fafnir Bearing Division of Textron, Inc., and has merged the ball bearing manufacturer with The Torrington Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. "This merger broadens the combined company's bearing product lines,

New Paint Factory For Sigma In Amsterdam

Sigma Coatings BV has announced plans to build a new paint factory and technological center in Amsterdam. The factory will be situated on a 32.5-acre site in the industrial harbor area on the west side of the city. Sigma has an option to expand onto another 30 acres.

N e w Fuel-Saving, Cost-Cutting C o m p u t e r i z e d System For W o r k b o a ts O f f e r e d By A d v a n c e d Control Systems

Detailed Brochure Available Advanced Control Systems (ACS) Incorporated, Houston, Texas, reports that fleet and boat operating costs can be reduced for more profitable operations with the installation of their new Boat Operating Systems (BOS).

Elliott Manufacturing Catalog Features Remote Valve Operators For Ships

Pursuant to Elliott Manufacturing Company's expansion in the remote valve operator business, the company is releasing its new "Remote Valve Operators" catalog for engineers, designers, and manufacturers involved in the design, specification and purchasing of ship parts and systems.

ASRY Readies Facilities For Increased Demand

ASRY is gearing up for an upswing in the international shipyard market after reporting an increase of 20 percent in orders throughout the last quarter. The total number of vessels scheduled to spend time at the yard now exceeds 100 for the year — based on current market indications.

Maritime Industry Metric Conversion Study Is Available

The Maritime Administration has released a technical report, "Metric Conversion Study for the Maritime Administration," prepared by J.J. Henry Co., Inc., Arlington, Va. The study contains the master plan which J.J. Henry developed for the use

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