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Marine Jet Drives Offer Unique Advantages

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.

 

OUTSTANDING INLAND/OFFSHORE VESSELS AND RIGS OF 1985

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 Adds Fiberglass Hull To Line Of Deep-V Steel And Aluminum Pilot Boats

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,

RIB Technology Makes Stronger, Faster Boats

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 Introduces New Pulsed Welding Systems — 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.

Trinity Marine Group Delivers Two Crew Boats To Saudi Arabia

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 SatCom Shakeout

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

Airco Introduces New Pulsed Welding Systems

— 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 Provide High Level Of Performance

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,

Reynolds Announces $580-Million Upgrading For Sea-Land Service

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

 
 
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