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
Lucian Q. Moffitt, Inc., a subsidiary of BFGoodrich, has named Guy Tompkins as a manufacturer's representative for BFGoodrich Cutless® brand bearings. He will cover the commercial marine industry in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
Designed specifically to handle hydrocarbons, c o r r o s i v e media, and other difficult applications, the Norris M285 Series butterfly valve is a long-life, positive-shutoff valve that meets ANSI B16.5 Code for pressure and temperature ratings of Class 150 flanges.
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been authorized to act as a "Certified Verification Agent" by the Geological Survey of the United States Department of the Interior to ensure that offshore fixed platforms and other structures meet federal standards.
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
The appointment of Christopher J. Jacobs, assuming the dual roles of vice president, marketing, and director of international operations, has been announced by Contromatics' president John P. Kempton. In this new management position, Mr. Jacobs is
—Literature Available A new concept in rudder-shaft bearings, developed by Thomson-Gordon Limited of Burlington, Ontario, can reduce initial cost and increase wear life for ocean-going vessels, Great Lakes ships and smaller vessels down to 200 tons.