Blount Marine Corporation has announced the completion of the Hitech Express, an extremely lightweight commuter boat built of aluminum, foam, fiberglass, and stainless steel. Making a speed of 31 mph, the vessel completed test runs in Narragansett Bay and is available for demonstration.
The number of high-speed, round trips available to ferry commuters in South Boston suburbs increased by 40 percent recently with the addition of a 100-foot, 150-passenger ferry boat to the Boston Harbor Commuter Service fleet. The "new" boat, the Sterling,
Trinity Industries, Inc. subsidiary, Aluminum Boats, Inc., recently delivered the all-aluminum, 85-footlong by 20-foot-beam crewboat Osco Star 1 to P.T. Osco Utama, Jakarta, Indonesia. The crewboat is powered by two Detroit Diesel 12V71 turbocharged diesel
Aluminum Boats, Inc. of Crown Point, La., recently delivered the Lady Windridge, the largest aluminum charter yacht ever built in North America, according to Salvador Guarino, general manager of Aluminum Boats, Inc. The new vessel is 170 feet in length with a 33-foot beam and 5- foot draft.
Raytheon's R70 Series radars are ideal for commercial fishing, workboats and yachts. Displays are presented in 16 levels of video on 12- inch CRT screens. Maximum ranges are 48 and 72 miles, depending on the model. Raytheon offers a selection of X-Band or S-Band,
The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Caterpillar a $5.7-million contract to repower 43 cutters with Cat 3412 marine engines and Twin Disc 518-M marine gears. Each 83- foot patrol boat uses two of the Cat engines, each rated at 750 hp. The contract
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, The Duclos Corporation, Somerset, Mass., has begun construction of a harbor survey vessel for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. The shipyard is building the relatively compact 55-foot-long by 16- foot-beam,
New advances in metal fusion technology produce a metalized coating with no porosity, which can be applied at rates similar to those achieved by airless painting practices. The substrate temperature does not affect the process, and there is no curing time.
The Cincinnati Gear Company is offering a free full-color brochure on the large gears and fabricated parts manufactured at their Lebanon, N.J. facility, Plant III. According to the publication, the Lebanon plant will extend Cincinnati Gear's ability
Action Threaded Products, Inc., is offering a free 20-page color brochure on their extensive line of non-corrosive fasteners, including: lock nuts, hex head cap screws, socket cap screws, wood screws, lag screws, studs, etc. The color publication,