A meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, held recently at the Buttonwood Restaurant in New York City, featured a presentation on the Marine Chemist. The topic, "Is This Ship Gas Free?
Robert T. Young, president of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, has announced the complete schedule for SNAME's 86th Annual Meeting to be held on November 16-18, 1978, at The New York Hilton Hotel. The meeting actually begins on Wednesday afternoon,
Norwegian endeavors to revolutionize the doubleended ferry concept have reached an important new stage with the confirmation of an opening order for the innovative FerryCat design to serve a busy route on the country's fjord-indented coastline. Developed by Fjellstrand,
Machinery plant maintenance represents a major expense for ship operators. In addition to normal maintenance expenditures, unexpected breakdowns have a significant cost impact. Recognizing the importance of preventing equipment failures, companies
Whitehall Corporation's subsidiary, Hydroscience, Inc., Dallas, Texas has signed a firm fixed price prime contract with the U.S. Navy for the production of eight oceanographic systems, with an option for four additional systems. The Surveillance
—Literature Available Furuno announces a new family of modest cost, high performance radars that combine the most advanced technical features with traditional Furuno quality and reliability. The Furuno FR-800D Digiscan radars have a high brightness,
The Navy's first and only platform specifically designed for offshore construction has been acquired by the Chesapeake Division of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (CHESNAVFACENGCOM) as part of its offshore construction equipment inventory.