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Stena Discovery Performance Improved With Enhanced Steering System

On February 14, the world's largest high-speed ferry catamaran Stena Discovery took off from Belfast, after a planned drydocking, and about one hour out at sea on the captain's command the waterjet control was switched over to steering by a retrofitted Humphree Interceptor Steering System.

 

Ready to Burn: Fast Ferry Market Looks Good

Predicting business trends in the notoriously fickle marine business is difficult if not impossible. Yet when developments transpire as they have in the fast craft niche of the ferry business, it is difficult to not read the writing on the wall.

MARCO 'Modularizes' U.S. Navy Oil-Spill Skimmers For Easy Transport By Aircraft And Truck

Half of a 24-boat "fleet" of oil-spill skimmers for the U.S. Navy previously built by Marine Construction and Design Co. (MARCO), 2300 West Commodore Way, Seattle, Wash. 98199, are being "modularized" so they can be transported by aircraft. The work is being done under a $1.

Canada's Largest OSRV Designed By MARCO

A new design oil spill recovery vessel from MARCO Pollution Control, one of the world's largest builders and designers of these type vessels, was recently commissioned by a Canadian owner. Called the Burrard Cleaner No. 9, she is the largest oil recovery vessel serving Canada.

A&R Introduces New SWATH Concept

Abeking & Rasmussen introduced its SWATH vessel concept under the brand SWATH@A&R, a design which takes into account the effects of a vessel's motion on the crew's ability to maintain concentration, and thus the proper control. The vessel offers

MARCO Delivers First Of Two Filterbelt Systems To Saudi ARAMCO

Seattle-based MARCO Pollution Control, a world leader in the development of marine oil spill clean-up systems, has delivered the first of two large Filterbelt modules to Batservice Yard in Mandel, Norway. These 27-foot long by 6-foot wide modules,

Boeing Jetfoil Sold To Argentine Owner—Christened Montevideo Jet

Alimar S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has purchased a Boeing Jetfoil for operation in the Rio de la Plata area between Argentina and Uruguay. The announcement was made at recent launching ceremonies in Seattle by Adm. Victor Malatesta, president of Alimar.

Boeing Sells Jetfoil To Canadian Company For Marine Research

Island Research and Development Corporation of Victoria, British Columbia, has ordered a Boeing Marine Systems Jetfoil hydrofoil for use in marine research tasks. The approximate value of the sale is $24 million. Jetfoil is Boeing's trade mark name for its computerized hydrofoil.

Omnithruster Describes Maneuvering System In New Brochure

Omnithruster is a new system for use aboard commercial, fishing, scientific, government, pleasure and special-purpose vessels such as cushion craft and hydrofoils. Of unique design, for which patents have been applied, the system provides thrust through port and starboard jets,

Intertanko's Sustainable Challenge

Environmental Sustainable Development. It's a concept that has sparked a multitude of papers, essays and analysis, yet the notion of sustainable development has still to be fully recognized by the maritime world. Or has it? Invasive species, harmful

 
 
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