Easily replaceable, demountable rubber stave bearings are now available from the Duramax Marine Division of The Johnson Rubber Company. The individual staves of Duramax demountable bearings can be assembled or replaced without shaft withdrawal. These keystone-sided,
Seastreak America Inc. has added another catamaran ferry to its service within the New York City commuter market with the December 10, 2001 launch of M/V Seastreak New Jersey. The 141-ft. (42.9-m), 400 passenger high speed catamaran will provide
In just a few years, the Schepers shipping line communications have evolved from telex punched tape to a super-fast and easily operated communications system At the Rudolf Schepers shipping line based in Elsfleth in the Oldenburg region, shipping is a business with traditions.
The M/V Delmar L., recently constructed at St. Augustine Shipbuilding Corporation, is the latest of many vessels designed by the Jacksonville naval architectural firm of De- Jong & Lebet, Inc., for operation in the Caribbean. The Delmar L. operates between the island of Andros,
Imi-Tech Corporation, Elk Grove, 111., recently announced the availability of its new marine products brochure describing its line of lightweight, fire-resistant insulating products for marine applications. The brochure, Catalog No. 584, also describes the unique core material,
Major problems of accelerated fouling in cooling and sea water service systems on cruise ships traveling from cold to temperate waters, have been solved by the Norwegian Royal Viking Line, with the installation of a new type of electrolytic anti-fouling and corrosion system.
A new generation of cranes purpose-designed for bulk carriers of up to 60,000 dwt has been introduced by MacGREGOR Cranes. The MacGREGOR- Hagglunds GLB-2 bulk crane is a two-wire model with a maximum hoisting capacity of 30 tons, and is available with a range of jib lengths from 59 x 98.
Italian classification society RINA — under the gun of late due to its role in the Erika oil spill disaster — has launched Green Star, a new environmental standard for shipping, and the 82,000 gt Costa Atlantica, due for delivery from Kvaerner Masa yard at the end of June,
Twin City Shipyard, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., recently laid the keel far a seagoing dredge that will join the fleet of Gulf Coast Trailing Company, Kenner, La., late this year. The new dredge—to be launched under the name Mermentau—is a sister dredge of the Atchafalaya,
—Literature Available Valmet's Shipbuilding Group recently established a new engineering affiliate in Calgary, Canada, providing engineering services for Arctic marine and offshore projects mainly in Canada and the U.S. The founding partners besides Valmet are Arno Keinonen, D.