Recent growth in ferry construction, particularly in the U.S., has been significant. The U.S. Department of Transportation recently reported that the U.S. marine transportation system annually transports 134 million passengers by ferry. Although the U.
The Trinity Marine Group (TMG), of Gulfport, Mississippi, recently conducted a week long sales and marketing drive through New York and New Jersey to promote the group's 11 shipyards, particularly its newly renovated yard in Beaumont, Texas. Mr.
Equitable Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La., recently launched the first of two ferries being built for the State of Louisiana, Department of Highways. The ferryboat New Roads is the first of two ferries to be built by Equitable Shipyards, Inc.
The annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers held at "The Harrison," Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada, the weekend of October 7-9, was attended by more than 130 members and guests.
An international Ship Vibration Symposium will be held at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va., near Washington, D.C., on Monday and Tuesday, October 16-17, 1978. The symposium will be jointly sponsored by the interagency Ship Structure Committee
Foxboro Analytical, a Division of The Foxboro Company, has just published a Product Specification Sheet for its new Model 958PF on-line ferrograph. Through monitoring of the level of wear debris within a lubricating or hydraulic system, this new
Gulf Oil Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pa., recently announced several new executive personnel assignments at the corporate and division levels. The new corporate assignments are: M.J. Hill, from president, Gulf Oil Exploration and Production Company,
Belotti Handling S.p.A., which invented the Reach Stacker machine for container handling in 1969, offers today a totally new and innovative unit with automated and sophisticated systems. The new machine is the result of a collaboration between Belotti and Pininfarina,
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
Biospherics Incorporated, Rockville, Md., reported recently that it has received certification from the U.S. Coast Guard for its Oil Sentry®, oil-in-water monitoring instrument. Commenting on the announcement, Dr. Gilbert V. Levin, president of Biospherics,