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
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,
Swagelok® Tube Fitting Reducing Union Branch Tees are now available in 316 stainless steel and carbon steel from Swagelok Co., Solon, Ohio. The new fittings provide size reductions from 2-inch, lV2-inch and l'/4-inch tube O.D. on the tee run down to 1-inch tube O.
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,
Stow Manufacturing Co. has announced a new Design Manual titled "Marine Valve Remote Operators." Design Manual No. 771 gives its reader technical information on solving a variety of valve operating problems, while providing the designer with complete design freedom.
—Free Literature Available Raytheon Marine Company has introduced the new, multifunction D-600 Digital Depth, Speed and Temperature Indicator. Large, dual LCD readouts display depth (in feet, meters, or fathoms), speed (in knots or miles per hour),