Successful Trials Held For Heavy Lift Vessel Sibig Venture

Constructed by Astilleros Espanoles S.A. (AESA), the heavylift vessel Sibig Venture successfully completed sea trials recently. The new ship is owned by International Transport Contractors (ITC) of Haarlem, Holland. The purpose of the trials was to check and verify theoretical calculations,


Siemens Introduces New Shipboard Control System

—Literature Available Shipboard operations can be supervised and controlled using the newly developed Siemens SIGOS 41 Graphic Operation System. At video data terminals, all measured values and conditions needed for shipboard operations are clearly

Richard Faber Promoted To Marine/Military Sales Manager At Aeroquip

Richard Faber has been promoted to marine/military sales manager in Aeroquip Corporation's Industrial Division marketing department, based in Jackson, Mich. Mr. Faber has more than nine years of Aeroquip sales experience. He was formerly an account executive

Avondale Shipyards Holds Keel-Laying Ceremonies For First Of Four Navy Fleet Oilers

Keel-laying ceremonies were held recently for the Henry J. Kaiser (TAO 187), the first of four fleet oilers currently under construction for the U.S. Navy at Avondale Shipyards in New Orleans. The keel-laying occurred almost six weeks ahead of schedule

Aeroquip Names Manager, Contract Administration, For M a r i n e / M i l i t a r y Products

Roderick K. Bowen has been promoted to manager, contract administration for Aeroquip Corporation's Industrial Division marine and military product lines. He will be-based at division headquarters in Van Wert, Ohio. Mr. Bowen assumes responsibility for

Hagglunds Cranes Ordered For Rapid Deployment Force MSC Vessels

A major commitment to hydraulic deck cranes is among the interesting features of the current program to reinforce the Rapid Deployment Force (RDF) of the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command. All 21 of the RO/RO-LO/LO vessels in the program will be fitted with hydraulic cranes,

H.P. Drewry Offers 125- Page Study 'Governments And Dry Bulk Shipping'

Globally the structure and organization of the international shipping industry is undergoing fundamental and in many instances rapid change. This change has been manifest during the late 1970s by geographical change in both the flag and ownership


Learning From Past History This year, Congress has once again been considering national energy policy. In February, one year after President Bush proposed his "National Energy Policy," the U.S. Senate passed its package of energy-related measures,

Aeroquip Offers Hydraulic Troubleshooting Bulletin

The often time-consuming and costly task of fluid power system troubleshooting can be greatly simplified by using the four "tools" provided by nature: sight, smell, hearing and touch. Aeroquip Bulletin 2027A, a practical, easy-to-read manual for equipment operators or maintenance personnel,

Aeroquip Offers New Cargo Control Products Bulletin

A new publication from Aeroquip Corporation, bulletin 5989B, "Aeroquip Cargo Control Products," describes the basic products designed to secure cargo and protect goods in transit—from shoring beams and bars to strap assemblies, buckles and winches.

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