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.
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.
Newfoundland's c o m i n g offshore oil boom will trigger a parallel growth in the province's maritime and air transportation services, the Hon. Neil Windsor, Newfoundland's minister of development, recently told members of the Executives Club of Chicago.
The 67-foot patrol boat Santa Cruz de la Sierra (shown above) was christened at a recent ceremony held at the Hope/Progressive shipyard in Houma, La. The new vessel, ordered by the Naval Forces of the Republic of Bolivia, was built under contract with Napco International Inc.
Oerlikon Welding Industries, Houston, Texas, has announced the introduction of a new line of maintenance and repair electrodes designed to cater to the majority of the needs of fabricators. The range consists of two electrodes (Super-Tex and Cryo-Tex) for dissimilar metal welding,
The functions of both a check valve and a relief valve are performed by the P-389 Series Check- Relief Valves from Circle Seal Controls. They provide free flow in one direction, zero leakage in the reverse direction, with an internal thermal relief unit.
A new bulletin, "Low Pressure Tubeaxial Fans," is now available f r om Industrial Air, Inc., Amelia, Ohio. Four fan models are illustrated and described. These include direct-drive or belt-driven fans with cast aluminum or steel fixed-pitch propellers.
—Literature Available "W.A.I.T.!" (What Alloy Is That!) is the title of a new four-page color brochure on alloy identification kits for non-destructive testing from Fenner & Associates, Inc. of Houston, Texas. The publication explains that the W.
Applied Semiconductor is a new technology company pioneering the use of non-chip based semiconductor technology that offers Zeta, which is designed to control marine antifouling with no environmental ramifications. Zeta is based in part on NASA technology first used on lunar mission,
Port Fabricators, Inc., specializing in the design, construction, maintenance and repairs of facilities and equipment for the petroleum and marine industry, has recently been established at the Port of New Iberia, La. Occupying a 12-acre waterfront site,