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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.

 

SNAME 1991 Annual Meeting & 1 Oth Annual Internation al Maritime Exposition

New York, New York, November 13-16 One of the most import a n t marine shows in the U.S., the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engin e e r s (SNAME) Annual Meeting and International Maritime Exposition will holdits 1991 conference in New York City from November 13-16.

Paper On Water jet Propulsion Discussed During SNAME Philadelphia Section Meeting

The subject of the January meeting of the Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was "Waterjet Propulsion." Considering the U.S. Navy's latest philosophy of smaller, faster, ships, the paper was very timely.

Emerson Shank Joins Desco Marine As VP Sales And Marketing

Desco Marine president Tom Collins announced recently that Emerson Shank has accepted the position of vice president for sales and marketing with the St. Augustine shipbuilder. Mr. Shank will supervise Desco's sales and marketing program for new boat construction,

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.

Tacoma Boat Completes $143-Million Financing To Build Two Thai Corvettes

Tacoma Boatbuilding Co., Tacoma, Wash., reported today that all outstanding conditions have been met to finalize the award of a $143-million contract for the design and construction of two 252- foot corvettes for Thailand. The contract had previously

ASNE Day 1981 Scheduled For April 30-May 1 In Washington

This year's American Society of Naval Engineers ASNE Day meetings will be held on Thursday, April 30 and Friday, May 1 at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme of the technical program is "Naval Design and Engineering —- New Dimensions.

N a v y Awards $ 9 6 8 , 0 00 Fiberglass Patrol Boat Contract To Uniflite

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded two separate contracts with an aggregate value of $968,000 for the construction of fiberglass patrol boats, one for the development of a prototype 11-meter (36-foot) high-speed diesel craft to Uniflite, Inc.

Future Ship Designs Topic At ASNE Northern New England Section Meeting

The Northern New England Section, the American Society of Naval Engineers, held its monthly meeting recently at the Commissioned Officers Club, Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, N.H. Comdr. Michael Terry, Research and Development Program Manager, Ship Design and Integration Directorate,

10-Year, $100-Billion Navy Shipbuilding Program Advocated

Senator Gary Hart (D-Colo.), and former Senator Robert Taft Jr. (R-Ohio) have joined in drafting the 1978 edition of White Paper on Defense, entitled "A Modern Military S t r a t e g y for the United States," which calls for "new force structure,

 
 
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