It is difficult to quantify the benefits that derive from putting resources and management time into trade fairs. As with any such promotion, the industry characteristically sees this as an element of long-term commercial strategy. Feedback from
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?
Pollutant emissions produced by the global merchant fleet has always been suggested to represent a considerable contribution to anthropogenic emissions, with nitrogen and sulfur compounds being currently in the focus of public's interest. Emissions such as nitrogen oxides,
—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,
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.
Increased safety and operability continues to be the driving force behind the V.I.S. concept, which both Hernis and Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems had in mind when they collaborated on their latest deliveries to Radiance of the Seas and The World of Residensea.
TeleSystems of Fairfax, Va., a Comsat Company, recently concluded an agreement with Grove Telecommunications Ltd., whereby that Canadian company will become a major distributor for TeleSystems, MCS-9000 maritime satellite communications terminal.
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