The 273,117-dwt VLCC World Champion owned by World-Wide Shipping of Hong Kong recently became the 500th ship to be coated by Jotun's Seaconomy, a low-cost, selfpolishing antifouling said to give a drydocking interval of 30 months. The range of
Port of Portland executive director Lloyd Anderson was elected chairman of the board of the National Waterways Conference at a meeting in late September in Birmingham, Ala. Mr. Anderson will head the organization for two years. Dedicated to the promotion of the U.
Literature is available describing a new high-performance, single station level s w i t c h f r om GEMS designed to operate a remote alarm or indicator, or to control pumps or other equipment. Made of all PVC, including wire leads, the switch
A new series of compact safety relief valves for pressures to 200 psi is now available from Circle Seal Controls, Anaheim, Calif. Designated the 500 Series Relief Valves, they provide a cracking pressure accuracy of +/-5 degrees, and an instant
Coppus Engineering Corporation, Worcester, Mass., licensee of Fredriksstad Mek Verksted (FmV), announces the plaoement of an order by Mobil Oil for several FmV Inert Gas Systems to foe retrofitted on Mobil ships now in operation. FmV Inert Gas
—Literature Available K.E.W. has named Unitor its worldwide distributor to the marine and offshore markets for the company's line of hot and cold water, highpressure cleaning machines and wet/dry vacuum cleaners that are enjoying impressive sales around the world.
Tracor, Inc.'s Applied Sciences Group has been contracted, on a consulting basis, to perform the engineering development of an automated Inland Waterways Communications System, which will provide automated voice and data communications s e r v
A hardware/software package used to monitor ship fuel consumption and propulsion engine efficiency, was announced recently by Marine Management Systems, Inc. (MMS), Stamford, Conn., and Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc. (SES) of Essex, Conn. Albert C.