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Jeffboat Starts Work On A Second Ferry For The Mississippi River Bridge Authority

Jeffboat, Inc., Jeffersonville, Ind., recentlyannounced the keel-laying for the M / V Sen. Alvin T. Stumpf — a ferry under construction for the Mississippi River Bridge Authority. The Sen. Alvin T. Stumpf will carry up to 40 automobiles and 1,000


Shell Orders 11,500-DWT Tanker From Valmet

Valmet Shipbuilding, Helsinki, Finland, has received an order for an 11,500-dwt tanker. The new vessel, scheduled for delivery late in 1981, has been ordered by Oy Shell Ab, the Finnish subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell. This is the second order for Finland placed by the Shell Group.

Using a Simulator With Eyes Wide Open

High-quality visual presentation systems are critical for successful simulator-based training. Although the existing DNV standards for maritime simulators don't specify detailed requirements for simulator visual systems, experience shows that the

Joint Bulker Project Seeks Industry Input

In an effort to ensure uniform ship quality and construction standards around the world, there are currently two initiatives underway which seek to formulate a common suet of rules for the construction of the world's most common ships, bulk carriers and tankers.

Nupas-Cadmatic Offers Versatile Shipbuilding Applications

Nupas-Cadmatic is a joint venture of Cadmatic Oy and Numeriek Centrum Groningen B.V. , a combination of resources designed to create a solution that exceeds the level of traditional software offered to the maritime market. Nupas-Cadmatic is a unique CAD/CAE/CAM

Western Gear Awarded $1.5-Million Contract For Six Drilling Rig Drives

J. David Shlemmer, vice president of Western Gear Corporation and manager for the Power Transmission Division, announced that Daewoo Shipbuilding and Heavy Machinery, Ltd. of South Korea has awarded Western Gear a $1.5-million contract for six propulsion

The Inverto Marine Bilge And Ballast Water Separator

This IMCO-approved marine separator is designed to comply with the most stringent legislation on marine pollution. The effluent is far below the 15 ppm requirements. The unit mainly consists of three consecutive treatment stages: first the oily

BV Launches LNG CAP

Bureau Veritas launched a unique Condition Assessment Program for LNG carriers. The CAP works in a similar way to existing Harmonized CAP programs for oil tankers, but has special requirements unique to LNG carriers. Speaking at the SIGTTO annual meeting in San Francisco,

Design Semisubmersible For Use In Arctic Ice Conditions

icestrengthened semisubmersible mobile offshore drilling unit has been developed by MACS of Aberdeen, Scotland. The unit has received warm interest, according to John McLean, head of MACS's design department. Mr. McLean reported recently that

Sperry To Market Puroflow Power-Line Filters

—Catalog Available Puroflow Marine Corporation recently announced that an agreement has been reached with the Marine Division of Sperry Corporation Aerospace and Marine Group for distribution of Puroflow powerline filters in marine markets. According to vice president of marketing C.

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