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Propulsion Plant Debut For MAN B&W's Mini-Bore, Two-Stroke Diesel Engine

Free Brochure Available The recent seagoing debut of MAN B&W Diesel's S26MC twostroke design—plus a growing order backlog—suggest that there is a strong market for what is reportedly the world's smallest low-speed crosshead engine in the small-tomedium oceangoing,

 

Marvin Griffin Joins Matson Navigation Co.

Dr. Marvin A. Griffin, University of Alabama professor of computer science and industrial engineering, has joined Matson Navigation Company in San Francisco, Calif., as a vice president, it was announced by R.J. Pfeiffer, Matson president. Dr.

Texas Maritime Academy Ship Simulator Attracts All Levels

Marine industry operations will grow and develop with highly trained workers as a result of the expansion and upgrade of the Full Mission Ship Simulator used by the Texas Maritime Academy. The improvements were made possible by a $250,000 grant

MAJOR NAVY CONTRACTS

A p r i l 1 G e n e r a l D y n a m i c s C o r p o r a t i o n , C o n v a ir D i v i s i o n , San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $ 9 , 9 9 8 , 4 5 0 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for design efforts to support the Tomahawk cruise missile. Work will be performed in San Diego,

Transas Expands Capabilities

Relying on experience from more than 4,000 Navi-Sailor installations around the world, Transas Marine has added a number of features to further enhance the functionality of its Navi-Sailor marine navigation systems. Transas' ongoing R&D efforts

Puroflow Marine Introduces New Integrated Power-Line Protection System

—Literature Available Puroflow Marine Corporation, Newport News, Va., has announced the development of a centralized power-line protection system for shipboard electronics. It is the industry's first comprehensive, integrated package for protection of

Award $1.6 Million To Sperry For Satellite Positioning System Work

The Sperry Division of Sperry Corporation recently received a $1.6-million contract from the U.S. Naval Air Development Center to integrate the new NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS) capability into the current navigation system aboard a U.

U.S. Shipyards Receive Contracts For 25 Ships- January To October '78

On October 10, Levingston Shipbuilding Company, Orange, Texas—subsidiary of Ashland Oil, Inc.—received a milestone $200- million contract for construction of five 35,000-dwt self-sustaining dry-bulk cargo vessels. (See MARITIME REPORTER/Engineering News issue of November 1, 1978.

$3-Million Navy Contract Awarded To Tracor

Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas, has received a $3-million contract from the U.S. Navy for systems engineering and technical services to the Naval Ocean Systems Center, San Diego, Calif., William C. Moyer, group vice president for Tracor Applied Sciences, announced recently.

Keppel To Build $105M Jack-Up Bigfoot for ENSCO

Unlike the "Sasquatch" that was rumored to roam the Pacific Northwest for many years, even gaining fame with a cameo on the 1970s television adventure show "Six Million Dollar Man." a very real Bigfoot will he working for Ensco soon. Ensco selected

 
 
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