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Demystifying Parametric Roll

An ABS research project deflates the mystique surrounding parametric roll, a rare but dangerous phenomenon particularly threatening to containers/lips. In October 1998, a large, post- Panamax containership limped into the port of Seattle, a victim

 

Homing in on Ships' Electrics

Power systems specialist Rolls-Royce now derives nearly $1.5 billion of total annual sales of $8.7 billion from the marine market, and an important element of its growth strategy in the marine domain is the development of its electrical capabilities, products and technology.

Strategic Value Adding Purchasing

An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always

Worthington Engineered Pump Division Names Kenneth McGuckin VP

Kenneth J. McGuckin, Taneytown, Md., has been promoted to the position of vice president of the Engineered Pump Division of Worthington Pump Corporation. He will be responsible for the operations of both the Harrison, N.J., and Taneytown manufacturing and marketing operations.

$1 -Billion Lube Oil Refinery To Be Constructed In Saudi Arabia

An agreement to build in Saudi Arabia the world's largest lubricating oil refinery was signed in Riyadh recently by representatives of the General Petroleum and Minerals Organization (Petromin)— the Saudi Arabian state oil agency — and wholly

Westmark Completes Acquisition Of Tracor

The completion of Westmark Systems' acquisition of Tracor, Inc., with all merger documentation filed with the State of Delaware where both companies are incorporated, was recently announced by Adm. Bobby R. Inman, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Westmark,

Resistoflex Offers Free Literature On High Performance Fluid Systems

Resistoflex, a recognized leader in the aerospace industry, now offers its high-performance fluid connectors for militiary marine use. From initial design to actual installation installation, Resistoflex integrates high technology with operational requirements to meet high-temperature,

RST Introduces 'Smart' Load M o n i t o r i n g / L i ne Payout System

A microprocessor-based device that monitors line tension, load position, and line speed is now available from Remote Systems Technology Inc. The device may also control line position and speed. RST's Load Monitoring/Line Payout System incorporates

MarAd To Host Fleet Management Conference April 25-27 In Chicago

The Maritime Administration will host the 1984 Fleet Management Technology Conference at the Sheraton Plaza Hotel in Chicago, 111., April 25-27, 1984. It will be the fifth annual conference of the FMT Program, which has been established to improve productivity,

N e w l y Formed Company Acquires Compressor Line From Allis-Chalmers

A-C Compressor Corporation of West Allis, Wise., has acquired the compressor operation of Allis- Chalmers Corporation. Terms were not disclosed. According to Carl R. Hall, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, the newly formed and independent

 
 
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