Jaap van de Guchte Senior stands on the port side half way up the ship's 110- m length. With hand signals, two fingers pointing aft. he directs the helmsman to move the precise two meters for alignment of the tanker's cargo manifolds and those on the BP refinery dock.
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., has completed an 11 supply boat contract with Tidewater Marine, Inc. with the delivery of the 192-foot Tiger Tide. The Tiger Tide is 192 feet 6 inches with a 40-foot beam and 14-foot depth. She is powered by two EMD 16-645E7B diesel engines developing 2,
A unique, roll-out linear insert to provide continuous level indication in deep tanks is now available from Gems Sensors Division, Plainville, Conn. The unit is readily adaptable for use in inaccessible or difficult tanks as well. Called the Gems Roli,
The first meeting of the 1980- 81 season of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held aboard the S.S. Princess Louise, berthed in the Port of Los Angeles. Nearly 50 members and guests
Coal-fired steamships will be returning to the high seas, powered by Combustion Engineering marine boilers. C - E ' s l i c e n s e e in Italy, Franco Tosi S.p.A., has been awarded the world's first contract in 20 years for two coal-fired boilers by Italcantieri S.
Esso has decided to install inertgas systems in a number of its large crude oil carriers. Based on competitive bids from Norwegian shipyards, Esso Tankers Inc. — a subsidiary of Exxon Corporation in New York — has signed a contract for such equipment
A second Marco Class 1-D oil skimmer was delivered recently to the Panama Canal Commission. The 38-foot skimmer features Marco's Filterbelt, the key component of all Marco skimmer systems. The Filterbelt separates oil and debris from the water without taking the water aboard.
One hundred seventy members and guests attended the spring meeting and social affair of the New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at Blount Marine Corporation, Warren, R.I. Following a tour of the shipyard shipyard,
Meyer Werft of Papenburg, Germany, recently delivered the 6,000- grt passenger ship Tatamailau to the Directorate General of Sea Communication, Jakarta, Indonesia. The 969-passenger newbuilding is the eighth passenger ship and, at the same time,
Southwest Marine, Inc., San Diego, Calif., has selected Hopeman Brothers, Inc., Waynesboro, Va., as a subcontractor on the $75-million, 13-week conversion of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Viking Serenade. As a subcontractor on the huge conversion project,