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,
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.
Dravo SteelShip Delivers Towboat With Elevating Pilothouse To International Paper
Dravo SteelShip Corporation, Route #4, Pine Bluff, Ark. 71601, recently delivered a SteelShip 80 with elevating pilothouse to International Paper Company, Woodlands Division, Mobile, Ala. The new vessel, named the Forest Queen, will be operating on the Yazoo River,
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.
Ruggedized Panasonic Notebooks Fit For Maritime Use
The advent of increasingly advanced technology used onboard boats, rigs and ships, and the computers and software designed to make them work, has resulted in the demand for a new breed of ruggedization. While rugged computer equipment has been used for years in many industries,
Belotti Handling Reinvents The Reach Stacker Machine
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,
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
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.
Biospherics Receives USCG Certification For 'Oil Sentry'
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,
Aeroquip T-J Division Offers New Series TP Proximity Switches
—Literature Available Aeroquip Corporation's T-J Division has come out with the new series TP proximity switches which provide fully adjustable position sensing and control of series TP NFPA interchangeable aluminum air cylinders. Detailed information