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New Aluminum Marine Alloy Specification Developed

ASTM B 928 "High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet & Plate for Marine Service" The recent publication of the new specification - ASTM B928 High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet & Plate for Marine Service - is the culmination of a cooperative effort

 

OUTSTANDING INLAND/OFFSHORE VESSELS AND RIGS OF 1985

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

Dravo SteelShip Names Frank C.A. van Bentem 30 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News Engineering Director

Edward D. Fry, vice president/ general manager of Dravo Steel- Ship Corporation, has announced the recent appointment of Frank C.A. van Bentem as engineering director. The company maintains its own engineering department with Mr. van Bentem having overall responsibility.

Welsh Towing Company Growth Continues

Holyhead Towing has added another boat to its diverse fleet of tugs and workboats. Like most of the vessels in the fleet, the Afon Alaw is named after a river on the Island of Anglesey where the company's home port is located. (Afon is Welsh for river.

Metropolitan Offers N ew Grooved Pipe Fittings

—Literature Available Metropolitan Master Machinists, Manufacturing Division of Metropolitan Plumbing Supply Corporation, has introduced a new line of grooved victaulic-type pipe fittings in several sizes and material types. According to the manufacturer,

Metropolitan Offers New Vanstone Flanged Fittings

—Literature Available Metropolitan Master Machinists, the Manufacturing Division of Metropolitan Plumbing Supply Corporation, has introduced a new line of Vanstone flanged fittings. According to the manufacturer, the company has doubled its machine shop

LOOP Fits Three Vessels With Oil Spill Recovery Units By Offshore Devices

LOOP, the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, is outfitting three workboats to accommodate oil pollution collection equipment. Offshore Devices, Inc., of Peabody, Mass., the spill equipment manufacturer, has adapted its U.S. Coast Guard open water skimming

 
 
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