Hamilton Jet has released a new wateijet model, the 400 mm HJ403 - replacing the popular HJ391 model. According to the manufacturer, the new unit will offer many benefits over other propulsion systems for high speed work and patrol boats with power inputs up to 900 kW.
The 86th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, held at the New York Hilton Hotel in November, brought together the leaders in shipbuilding and ship operation, not only from the United States but worldwide. The wide ranging
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 Dieseldrive® was adopted from the proven GM Detroit 16V- 149TIB basic engine.
Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., of Seattle, Wash., recently delivered the fourth of nine 32-foot Fast Response Vessels to Foss Environmental Services, a division of the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle. These oil-spill response boats will be
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.
The industrial equipment division of the Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Sykesville, Md., has published new literature on its Fab-Master 450 and 650 constant voltage arc welding systems. These systems are designed for gas metal arc welding (GMAW),
A new low-cost all-channel VHF/FM radiotelephone is now available from Apelco. The 25-watt AF-55 offers 55 transmit, 76 receive and 4 weather channels, to cover the entire VHF worldwide marine band with no need for adding or changing crystals.
The German corporation of Renk Tacke, a subsidiary of MAN B&W, has won an order from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to build the largest marine planetary gear unit the company has yet produced. The unit is intended for a VLCC tanker which will
—Literature Available A new line of fishing vessel lights designed to provide more light while consuming less power has been announced by Phoenix Products Company, Inc. of Milwaukee. Available in both 12-volt and 120- volt models, these fixtures
J. Ray McDermott & Co., Inc. of New Orleans, La., has completed tests on a new automatic marine pipeline welding system. McDermott reports the system, under development since 1976, will increase the speed and quality with which large diameter pipe can be welded aboard marine lay barges.