Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., of Seattle, Wash., recently delivered the fourth of nine 32-foot Fast Response Vessels to Foss Environmental Services, a division of the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle. These oil-spill response boats will be
The rapid momentum of American shipbuilding-, initiated with the enactment of legislation in 1970 (the Merchant Marine Act of 1970), designed to restore the United States to a position of prominence and substance among world maritime powers, continued to accelerate in 1973.
line of maintenance-reducing stuffing boxes is now available from The Johnson Rubber Company's Duramax Marine Division. In addition to making packing changes easier, several of the company's, heavy duty stuffing boxes are specifically designed to cut the need for drydocking.
Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., recently announced the signing of three new vessel contracts. Westferry, Inc. of New York has ordered an 85-foot by 20- foot by 4-foot 11-inch all-welded, aluminum, passenger commuter vessel for operation on Great South Bay, Long Island.
The German corporation of Renk Tacke, a subsidiary of MAN B&W, has won an order from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to build the largest marine planetary gear unit the company has yet produced. The unit is intended for a VLCC tanker which will
Maryland's marine police recently took delivery on four new high-speed 28-foot Uniflite patrol boats to be used in year-round law enforcement and search and rescue operations on Chesapeake Bay and along the state's Atlantic shoreline, according to Maj.
Preparing their crews on vessels or rigs to deal with emergency medical problems can significantly reduce medical care costs, lost-time injuries and legal problems. In response to requests from a number of clients, MarineSafety International has
—Literature Available A new line of fishing vessel lights designed to provide more light while consuming less power has been announced by Phoenix Products Company, Inc. of Milwaukee. Available in both 12-volt and 120- volt models, these fixtures
Willard Marine Inc., and MetalCraft Marine Inc., have launched and tested the first Aluminum/FRP hybrid RIB. The new development is also the first identical standard U.S. Navy 730 hull ever built in aluminum. Coupled to the heavy duty MetalCraft built aluminum hull is a standard one-piece,
Kobelt has introduced another marine control head to their line of die-cast brass propulsion controls. The Model 2545, pneumatic, propulsion control head is fitted with twin levers for a twinengined vessel. Each lever controls both clutch and throttle on one engine.