M / V Jeffboat

Throngs of spectators came to the Jeffboat, Incorporated, Jeffersonville, Ind., shipyard recently to witness the dual christening and launching ceremonies of the motor vessel Jeffboat, a 6,000- horsepower vessel named to honor the company's accomplishment as


Maritime Industry Remembers Nealis

On March 24, 2002, Charles Nealis passed away at the age of 76. Nealis' accomplishments were the co-conception, testing and first at sea of a commercially viable demonstration of a blended residual fuel system for aero derived gas turbine engines.

Sending Screws, Pistons and Lube Oil via Satellite

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.

Ensolve Develops Innovative Oily Water Separator

EnSolve Biosystems has developed and is offering the PetroLiminator, a biomechanical oily water separator for the marine industry. In fact, the Raleigh, N.C., company was recently presented the Seatrade Award for countering marine and atmospheric

A Salute To The American Merchant Marine Leadership In World Maritime Safety

U.S.-flag shipping — on the oceans, the Great Lakes and Inland Waterways — has again proven to be an undisputed leader in world maritime safety. This was evident during the Annual Ship Safety Awards Luncheon, sponsored by the American Institute

Tenn-Tom Towing Asks Title XI On Three Vessels To Cost $2.5 Million

Tenn-Tom Towing, Inc., Fairhope, Ala., has applied to the Maritime Administration for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of two steel oil barges and one twinscrew towboat. The 264-foot-long barges will be built by Nashville Bridge Company, Nashville, Tenn.

Rauma-Repola Deck Machinery And Aquamaster Propulsion Join Forces In New Company

Hollming Ltd. and Rauma-Repola Oy, two Finnish marine companies, have joined forces to make the best use of their trade names. In the future, the production of Aquamaster propulsion units and Rauma-Repola winches will take place under the same roof.

PropacRudder Benefits Confirmed In Service

Wartsila NSD has recently completed shipboard trials with the new Wartsila NSD PropacRudder. and results are promising, according to the manufacturer. The innovative propulsion system, originally introduced a little more than a year ago, was designed to reduce propulsive power requirement,

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