Thomas R. Hensley has been named president and chief operation officer of The Service Machine Group, Inc. The announcement was made by Julian E. Fernandez, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the Morgan City, La., company. Beverly H.
The recently developed Damen ASD Tug 2411 is a real push-pull ASD Tug. designed primarily for working over the bow. This tug is a powerful 4.200 kW vessel that develops a bollard pull of around 70.000 kg; full ahead to full astern in a ship's length, turning around in 10 seconds.
Hvide Shipping Incorporated, headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., handed over the Oxy Trader and the Oxy Producer, two of the three Catug vessels ordered by Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Construction is almost complete on the third Oxy Catug,
— Seastrom Named Director North American Marine Jet, Inc., of Little Rock, Ark., has purchased the entire product line of Jacuzzi Marine Jet, including all manufacturing rights, from the Jacuzzi Bros. Division, also of Little Rock. North American
An unusual new stator screen has been developed to significantly increase the efficiency and power in bow thrusters. Harnessing the power from the water moved by the thruster's twin props is an advancement in bow thruster technology, now exclusive
Ocean Science and Engineering, Inc., 1601 Water Street, Long Beach, Calif. 90802, has announced that it had completed arrangements for a $500,000 term loan from its parent, Berry Enterprises, Inc. The loan will be secured by a pledge of the stock of its subsidiary,
Water-Jel® from Trilling Medical Technologies, Inc., Ridgefield Park, N.J., is described as a unique multi-use product for emergency burn care and fire protection, designed to help save lives and maximize the relief of pain and suffering caused by burns.
While this edition of Maritime Reporter focuses on the quick and successful repair of vessels, an issue which is sure to spur changes in the marine repair market occurred earlier this year when the stricken tanker Castor was unable to find a safe harbor.
Island Research and Development Corporation of Victoria, British Columbia, has ordered a Boeing Marine Systems Jetfoil hydrofoil for use in marine research tasks. The approximate value of the sale is $24 million. Jetfoil is Boeing's trade mark name for its computerized hydrofoil.
The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded two separate contracts with an aggregate value of $968,000 for the construction of fiberglass patrol boats, one for the development of a prototype 11-meter (36-foot) high-speed diesel craft to Uniflite, Inc.