In a move to strengthen its entire parts and service organization and to coordinate all field service activities for Fairbanks Morse Opposed Piston and Colt-Pielstick engines, the Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries is undertaking
To strengthen its service capabilities to shipowners the world over, Hitachi Zosen has recently established a Ship Conversion Planning Department as part of the Administration Division of the Shipbuilding Headquarters. The new department began operations on April 1, 1977.
The horrific attacks on 9-11. and the subsequent increase in maritime security required to protect against asymmetric maritime attacks, has dramatically changed the U. S. Coast Guard. They have changed the service's emphasis on port security as
The Red Fox Type II Marine S a n i t a t i o n Device features a unique, pressurized clarifier chamber which keeps liquid in a motionless state. Sludge settling rate is not affected by vessel pitch or roll. Efficient flow-through system eliminates periodic sludge dumping.
Tracor, Inc.'s Applied Sciences Group has been contracted, on a consulting basis, to perform the engineering development of an automated Inland Waterways Communications System, which will provide automated voice and data communications s e r v
BP North America Petroleum, Houston, Texas, is offering a free, full-color, 12-page brochure on its petroleum and petroleum-related products and services. BP North America Petroleum Inc. (BPNAP) is part of an international network which provides
To reduce downtime and prolong the life of hydraulic/lubrication components, Stauff Corporation of Waldwick, N.J., introduces the Betapure"1 line of low-and highpressure filter elements. The new elements capture silt size particles and virtually
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been authorized to act as a "Certified Verification Agent" by the Geological Survey of the United States Department of the Interior to ensure that offshore fixed platforms and other structures meet federal standards.
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) and the U.S. Coast Guard have approved a merger of global ship reporting systems which is expected to lead to quicker response to distress calls from ships at sea. Adm. James S. Gracey, Commandant of the Coast Guard, and Adm.