In the late 1950's a company, Buehler, used patent and manufacturing rights from New Zealander John Hamilton to produce a line of water jet propelled boats and larger jet units which gained limited acceptance in the commercial and military fields.
A portfolio of some important inland and offshore shallow-draft vessels and rigs built during 1985—selected for their high standards of design or performance ANDREW FLETCHER Offshore Shipbuilding The passenger vessel Andrew Fletcher was delivered
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, The Duclos Corp., has introduced a fiberglass hull to its line of deep-V steel and aluminum pilot boats. Designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates of Boston, the 50-foot one-piece molded hull, which has four watertight compartments,
The business of building better Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs) is a serious one, which utilizes and combines some of the world's most advanced materials technologies. Comptetion in the market is stiff, as manufacturer claims and counter claims would indicate.
Airco Welding Products has announced the introduction of the newest member of its family of Pulse Arc™ welding systems for pulsed spray transfer welding. The Pulse Arc 500 system, like the Pulse Arc 350 model, is designed around the pulsed spray process.
Halter Marine, Inc., of the Trinity Marine Group, has completed a three-boat contract with the delivery of two identical 101-foot, allaluminum crew boats to Marine and Transportation Services, Saudia (LTD) Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The new boats, the Atco Marwa and Atco Daina,
The satellite communications sector of the marine market has not been immune from the corporate consolidations that have swept all other corners of the industry, and while this particular niche has been widely regarded as fragmented, it is yet
— Literature Available Airco Welding Products has announced the introduction of the newest member of its family of Pulse Arc™ welding systems for pulsed spray transfer welding. The Pulse Arc 500 system, like the Pulse Arc 350 model, is designed around the pulsed spray process.
Raytheon's R70 Series radars are ideal for commercial fishing, workboats and yachts. Displays are presented in 16 levels of video on 12- inch CRT screens. Maximum ranges are 48 and 72 miles, depending on the model. Raytheon offers a selection of X-Band or S-Band,
R.J. Reynolds Industries, Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., has announced a fleet modernization and globe-circling shipping program of approximately $580 million to strengthen the leadership position of its subsidiary, Sea-Land Service, Inc. The two-year