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
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 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.
— Literature Available Dahl Manufacturing, Inc. plans to market new, improved Racor diesel fuel filter/water separator replacement elements in addition to their standard product lines. Headquartered in Ceres, Calif., Dahl manufactures Dahl Fuel Filter/Water Separators for diesel engines.
—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.
Grow Group, Inc. has announced the merger of its Devoe Prufcoat Division and Napko Corporation, effective February 1, 1986. The merged entity is Devoe Napko Protective Coatings, a Division of Grow Group. Napko was acquired by Grow Group, Inc. from The O'Brien Corporation on May 3, 1985.
New Bulletin 1404.3 from Abex Corporation, Denison Division, Columbus, Ohio, describes the company's recently introduced R5 Series of hydraulic pressure valves. The new valves can be mounted directly to an SAE pump outlet to give the pump maximum protection