Smit Nymegen Corporation Holds Seminars On Independently Fired Inert Gas Generators

Smit Nymegen recently held a series of one-half-day seminars on independently fired inert gas generators. In addition to various shipyards, seminars were conducted at the Whitehall Lunch Club in New York City, the Galleria Plaza in Houston, Texas,


U n i t o r To Conduct U n i q u e R e f r i g e r a t i o n T r a i n i n g On G a s Tanker

Unitor A.S., of Kolbotn, Norway, has entered into an agreement with the Hanseatic Marine Training School in Cyprus to train Unitor marine refrigeration service technicians onboard Hanseatic's combined training ship/gas carrier Annabella. The company

Union Oil Products Carrier Launched At NASSCO Yard

Christening and launching ceremonies were held at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) recently for the Sierra Madre (shown above), one of three 37,500-dwt Carlsbad Class product carriers being built for Union Oil Company of California.

Wartsila s Italian Plant Rolls Out Two Stroke

Given the rigorous commercial and physical environments in which sea commerce is conducted, shipowners are understandably conservative. The requirement for machinery and equipment reliability is all the more intense in a maritime setting, due to

Greece Poised for Posidonia 2004

The year 2004 is shaping to be a monumental year for Greece, with the pinnacle being the hosting of the 2004 Summer Olympics from August 13-29 in Athens. While a maritime exhibition can hardly be mentioned in the same breath as an Olympic Games in terms of stature,

Hempel Celebrates 50 Years

Hempel Farben GmbH, headquartered in Pinneberg, Germany reached a milestone, as its recently marked 50 years of service to the marine industry. Since May 1951, when Germany had just begun to rebuild following WWII, JC Hempel established what came

Bonner Elected Chairman, Solley Vice Chairman Of VMA

Ed Bonner, president and CEO of Leslie Co., is the 1986 chairman of the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA). Larry Solley, group vice president and worldwide product director-Final Control Systems, Fisher Controls International, Inc.

Sperry Introduces New Doppler Navigation Sonar —Literature Available

The Sperry Division of Sperry Corporation has announced the development of a new doppler navigation sonar system which will give scientific and commercial marine vessels the ability to know their position continuously with errors measured only in feet, according to the company.

Del Norte Introduces Model 2006 GPS Receiver

Del Norte Technology Inc., Euless, Texas, has introduced the Model 2006 GPS system, one of the latest additions to its GPS product line. The 2006 is a 6-channel LI C/A code GPS receiver which comes with a built-in PC and rugged splashproof case.

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