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Stewart & Stevenson 'Mean 16' Provides Patrol Boats With New Power And Cruising Range

Increased speed, durability and cruising range required for patrol boats is now possible with the "Mean 16" from Stewart & Steven- son. This 2,000-hp high-performance DieseldriveĀ® was adopted from the proven GM Detroit 16V- 149TIB basic engine.

 

NEI Syncrolift Receives Three Orders For Shiplifts And Transfer Systems

NEI Syncrolift, Miami, Fla., has received three more orders for shiplifts and transfer systems. The systems are to be installed in the United States, El Salvador and Hong Kong. Scott Paper, Mount Vernon, Ala., is equipping its new yard with a 1,

VT To Unveil Shipyard Technology Investment

This Spring, VT Group will unveil what it touts as Europe's most advanced naval shipbuilding facility, a nearly $60 million investment located within Portsmouth Naval Base. From the start. the facility will be used to build blocks for all the Royal Navy's new 7.

Hope/Progressive Yard Delivers Patrol Boat To Bolivian Navy

The 67-foot patrol boat Santa Cruz de la Sierra (shown above) was christened at a recent ceremony held at the Hope/Progressive shipyard in Houma, La. The new vessel, ordered by the Naval Forces of the Republic of Bolivia, was built under contract with Napco International Inc.

Uniflite Awarded Contract For 42-Foot Explosive Disposal Training Boat

A 42-foot explosive ordnance disposal training boat valued at $218,500 has been ordered by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command from Uniflite, Inc., fiberglass boat manufacturer of Bellingham, Wash., and Swansboro, N.C., according to James J. Doud Jr.

USCG Awards Aquafacs Inspection, Maintenance And Repair Contract

Aquafacs Marine Technical Services of Boston, Mass., and Los Angeles, Calif., has been awarded the in-water inspection and maintenance repair contract for the U.S. Coast Guard District 1, covering Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

Western Gear Corp. Receives $8-Million Contract From Navy

Western Gear Corporation, Lynwood, Calif., announced that it has received a contract valued at $8 million at time of shipment, for eight advanced marine reduction gear units. The gears will be used for main power propulsion in the U.S. Navy's new guided missile frigates of the FFG-7 class.

Admiral Benkert Elected President Of AIMS

The election of Rear Adm. William M. Benkert, USCG (ret.), to be president of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) was announced by Adrian S. Hooper, chairman of the board of AIMS and IOT Corporation. Admiral Benkert will succeed James J.

Damen Delivers the Patrol Boat Valiant

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem delivered the Damen Stan Patrol 4207 Valiant to H.M. Customs and Excise. Following the earlier delivered Seeker, Searcher and Vigilant, Valiant is the fourth Damen Stan Patrol 4207 for H.M. Customs and Excise. The Damen

Development Of Polaris Sub Discussed At ASNE New England Meeting

"The Concept and Preliminary Design of the Polaris Submarine" was the subject of a presentation by Capt. Harry Jackson (USNret.) at a recent meeting of the Southern New England Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers. Captain Jackson

 
 
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