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HMS: Outfitting ferry for safety, success

Operating between Nassau and Harbor Island and Eleuthera in the Bahamas, M/V Bo Hengy carries passengers daily for this ferry service that provides an innovative form of transportation, inter-island in the Bahamas. Until now, the only form of transportation on this route was via air,

 

A World of Controversy

It was a concept like no other. A floating home where guests could virtually visit a variety of exotic ports in far off places from the comforts of their own luxurious accommodations. Imagine pulling into Cannes during its renowned film festival,

Progressive Delivers First Boat For Africa

The 100-foot a l l - a l u m i n um crewboat Oil Corsair (shown above) was loaded aboard the Japanese freighter Seki Rokel recently in New Orleans for service in the waters offshore Angola in West Africa, highlighting a "first" for the shipbuilder.

Marathon Launches New Shallow-Draft Cantilevered Drilling Platform

A unique shallow-draft, selfcontained and self-elevating cantilevered drilling platform was launched November 22 from Marathon's Brownsville, Texas, shipyard. The new Marathon 150-44-C class platform is being constructed for Chiles Offshore Limited, Houston.

OUTSTANDING CONVERSIONS

A review of some notable conversions of inland/offshore vessels featured during 1985. HARVEY TROJAN Avondale-Harvey The Harvey Quick Repair Division of Avondale Shipyards in Harvey, La., during 1985 completed an extensive overhaul and re-engining of

U.S. Navy Keeps Ship-Shape With Software

The Naval Surface Warfare Center uses Adams software to simulate USN ship hull and deck equipment. The technology is used for conceptualization and design-for-manufacturability simulations. As a result, design cycles have been slashed by 50%. Hull

Ship Knowledge A Modern Encyclopedia

book "Ship Knowledge - A Modern Encyclopedia" is basically the adapted and extended English language version of the very successful Dutch book "Scheepskennis" (published in 2001, author Klaas van Dokkum). In a state-of-the-art lay-out the book's 16

COMSAT General Expands MARISAT Services To Entire Indian Ocean

An agreement signed by COMSAT G e n e r a l Corporation has opened the way for the start of construction this year of a shore station in Japan to operate with the Indian Ocean MARISAT satellite. The station, expected to be completed in the summer of 1978,

New Wooster Catalog Lists Anti-Slip Safety Stair/Walkway Products

Wooster Products Inc. of Wooster, Ohio, recently published a 20- page catalog on the anti-slip safety stair and walkway products manufactured by the company. Included in the three-hole-punch catalog are Spectra® safety treads, specified for best architectural aesthetics,

Sperry Introduces New Ship Control System —Literature Available

The Sperry division of Sperry Corporation, Great Neck, N.Y., has introduced a unique, all-digital ship control system called the SRP-2000. John V. Walsh, vice president and general manager of the division's M a r i n e S y s t e m s Unit, stated the SRP-2000 is more than an autopilot, ".

 
 
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