Members and guests of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met on June 2 at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Officer's Club in a joint session with the Puget Sound Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers.
Navatek II is the second twin strut SWATH vessel for which Raymond H. Richards, P.E. has served as the principal naval architect and marine engineer. Joining her larger predecessor, Navatek I, both were designed and built under the banner of Navatek Ships, Ltd.
A portfolio of some important inland and offshore shallow-draft vessels and rigs built during 1985—selected for their high standards of design or performance ANDREW FLETCHER Offshore Shipbuilding The passenger vessel Andrew Fletcher was delivered
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.
In the fall of 1972 General Dynamics signed the first contracts in the United States for the construction of 125,000 cubic meter liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Subsequently, in 1973 and 1976, contracts for additional vessels were signed for a total of 12 ships.
Three new materials have been formulated by Philadelphia Resins, Montgomeryville, Pa., to resist abrasion, impact, cavitation and corrosion at elevated temperatures and in adverse environments. Developed especially for high-temperature, high-friction aerospace,
Jotun Introduces N e w M o d i f i ed Epoxy Brush-On C o a t i n g For U n s h o t b l a s t e d Steel Surfaces
Jotun has introduced a new two-pack modified epoxy coating specially formulated for application by brush, roller or spray, to steel surfaces that cannot be shotblasted or otherwise carefully prepared. Known as "Jotamastic," the new product can be applied over existing coatings of many kinds,
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,
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,
A new high performance, U.S. Coast Guard approved fire extinguisher for boats, engines, galleys or any other areas where flammable liquid Class "B" fires may occur, is now being marketed nationally by Walter Kidde & Company, Inc., world's largest and