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Renewing Engine Monitoring Systems In Old Ships Saves Money

Faster and lower-cost replacement of ships' alarm systems is now an option for vessels struggling with costly maintenance of old monitoring equipment. Existing control panels can be used, and the upgrade even carried out, while the vessel is under way.

 

Clipper III: A Case Study In Monitoring Systems

The Clipper III, at 114 ft. (35 m) long and 88-gt, is the smallest of the three Clipper ships — high-speed passenger catamarans — owned by Clipper Navigation, Inc. of Seattle. The main route of the vessels is between Seattle and Victoria, British Columbia — a trip which,

Propulsion System For Product Carriers Discussed At P h i l a d e l p h i a SNAME

At a recent meeting of the Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 74 members and guests heard a paper titled "Control and Instrumentation of Slow- Speed Diesels," presented by John W. Dirriwachter, manager,

Geislinger Delivers Record Sized Coupling

Geislinger GmbH recently delivered its biggest torsional elastic coupling — a coupling with an outer diameter of 2.8- m and a weight of 36.3 tons. The coupling will be built into the drive line of a VLCC tanker, with an energy saving counter-rotating double propeller.

Sternwheeler Landing Queen Delivered By Walker Marine Yard

The 500-passenger Landing Queen, a 290-ton displacement sternwheel riverboat, was christened recently at the Landing at Seven Coves, a country club/resort hotel on Lake Conroe, Texas. More than 200 guests attended the ceremony, which was hosted by Wilburn S.

Steam Turbine Operating Guide Now Available

The Maritime Administration has released a report which presents procedures, recommendations, and guidelines for tuning marine steam turbine propulsion systems and related auxiliary components. The study, "A Practical Operating Guide for Tuning Steam

Navy Orders Hydrographic Launches From Uniflite —Literature Available

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded a contract valued at $601,000 to Uniflite, Inc., fiberglass boat manufacturer headquartered at Bellingham, Wash., for three 36-foot hydrographic survey launches, according to James J. Doud Jr., Uniflite president.

 
 
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