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Mid-Coast Marine Lengthens And Modifies Fishing Vessel Pegasus

Mid-Coast Marine recently completed the lengthening and modification of the fishing vessel Pegasus. Work included lengthening the 75-foot by 23- foot vessel to 90 feet by 27 feet, installing a new 940-hp Cummins main engine, new 6-inch shafting,

 

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.

Hvide Delivers First Two Catug Vessels To Occidental Petroleum

Hvide Shipping Incorporated, headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., handed over the Oxy Trader and the Oxy Producer, two of the three Catug vessels ordered by Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Construction is almost complete on the third Oxy Catug,

Nickum & Spaulding Completes Design Of Crab Boat For Operation In Bering Sea

Nickum & Spaulding Associates, Inc. of Seattle, Wash., has completed the design of a 100- foot crab boat for Stuart Ferris of Kodiak, Alaska. The boat will be built by Mitchell D. Phares/ Boat Construction, 221 Mar Vista Avenue, Wilmington, Calif.

Nichols Brothers Delivers 39-knot Catamaran

The transit between Long Beach and Catalina Island will be reduced to "well under" one hour when the "Jet Cat Express" joins the Catalina Express fleet. "This will take place before Memorial Day," according to G r e g Bombard, president of the California company.

The Rising Value of Propulsion Business

Despite a fall in the overall number of vessels forecast to be delivered Irom shipyards until 2007. the value of the propulsion systems installed in newbuilds is expected to show a rise from 2004, reaching nearly $5-billion by 2007 on the strength of increasing power requirements.

Shrimper/Crabber Built By Mid-Coast Marine

Mid-Coast Marine, Coos Bay, Ore., recently delivered a 78-foot combination shrimper-crabber to Ron and Marie Miller of Grayland, Wash. Christened the Jamie Marie, the fishing vessel has a beam of 25 feet 6 inches and a molded depth of 12 feet 2 inches.

Promoting A Modal Shift

The actual extent of European public funding to promote a modal shift from road to waterborne transportation has up until now — been far outweighed by political discourse on the subject — no doubt designed to appeal to the popular, environmentalist vote.

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,

General Electric Gets $50-Million Gas Turbine Contract For Navy Ships

Bath Iron Works has placed an order of $50 million with General Electric for the company's LM- 2500 marine gas turbines to power the U.S. Navy's Oliver Hazard Perry-Class guided missile frigates. The contract was announced by O.R. Bonner, general manager,

 
 
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