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
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.
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.
Twin Disc, Incorporated, Racine, Wis., has announced new single and dual heavy-duty oil filtration systems that are compatible accessories for use in many types of hydraulic systems as well as with Twin Disc Power-Shift Transmissions and Twin Disc Marine Transmissions.
—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.
— 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.