Bender Delivers First Five Of Twenty Shrimp Boats For Guyana

The first five shrimping boats of a 20-vessel contract have been delivered to the Guyana Government- owned Guyana Fishing Company, Ltd., by Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Company, Inc., of Mobile, Ala. The initial deliveries were made recently


Los Angeles SNAME Discusses Liquid Level Gauging By Radar

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers gathered for a recent meeting aboard the converted cruise ship Princess Louise berthed in Los Angeles Harbor. The subject of the e v e n i n g ' s technical paper,

Rear Admiral Pluta Redefines Maritime Security

Rear Admiral (RADM) Paul Pluta, the man in charge of ensuring the security of the 361 ports and 95,000 miles of coastline in the U.S., had to quickly shift gears in the hours following September 11. Hired initially to beef up environmental protection and passenger vessel safety,

Old Dominion Gets New Research Vessel

The new research vessel, delivered to Old Dominion University's Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, is expected to commence a growing trend in research boat design — toward smaller, faster and more versatile

Malcomson Named Manager Of Manufacturing For Raytheon And Sorensen

Stanley Clark, president of Raytheon Marine Company and Sorensen Company, Manchester, N.H., has announced that Malcolm R. Malcomson has been appointed manager of manufacturing operations of these two Raytheon companies. He will report directly to Mr.

EPSCO Gets Navy Order For Navigation Plotters

EPSCO, Incorporated of Westwood, Mass., has announced the receipt of an $877,435 follow-on order for the manufacture of its large Integrated Navigation Plotters (INP). The Model 4436 INP will be used on the U.S. Navy's new YP Class training vessels

Great Ships of the Year

Name Tempera Type Double Acting Tanker (DAT) Owner Fortum Built Sumitomo Heavy Ind. Kvaerner Masa-Yards is well renowned for its ship and ship's equipment ice breaking technology. Upon visiting Finland on a recent excursion and enjoying winter in November, it's easy to see why.

Racal Marine Moves To New Headquarters In Cranford, N.J.

Racal Marine, one of the world's leading suppliers of marine electronics, has relocated its United States sales and service headquarters to Cranford, N.J. The office was previously located in Florida. According to Robert M. Burns, executive vice president of sales and service,

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