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LNG-5 . . . Dusseldorf

Authors from 13 countries will present more than 40 technical papers to some 2,000 delegates expected to attend the Fifth International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG-5) scheduled August 29- September 1, 1977, in Dusseldorf, West Germany.

 

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,

Financing Sources for U.S. Government Programs

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.

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.

Free Eight-Page Brochure On Marine Powermeters Offered By Acurex

Acurex Corporation, Autodata Division, Mountain View, Calif., has published a free eight-page brochure on "Powermeters for Marine Environments." The introduction explains that the Acurex Model 1600A Series Horsepower Measurement Systems are used

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

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.

Shipboard Liquid-Level Sensor O f f e r e d By Tecnomatic Controls

A sturdy liquid-level sensor and transmitter from Tecnomatic Controls Ltd. in Britain is said to withstand the rigors of shipboard and rig applications. Constructed of stainless steel and monel (a nickel-base alloy), the Series 200 is completely seawater,

ITT Grinnell Introduces New Butterfly V a l v e - Literature Available

ITT Grinnell Valve Company, Inc. of Providence, R.I., recently introduced the Dyna-Lok highperformance butterfly valve. The new valve is designed to extend the range of conventional butterfly valves with shutoff capabilities of steel gate and ball valves.

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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