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Bell Aerospace And Halter Marine To Develop New Class Of Commercial Surface Effect Ships

A joint venture agreement to develop a new class of Surface Effect Ships for the marine industry has been announced by Bell Aerospace Textron and Halter Marine Services, Inc. The venture, known as Bell- Halter and based at New Orleans (Post Office Box 29211, New Orleans, La.

 

Schottel Rudderpropellers Offer Power, Maneuverability

New Installations In Catamarans, Tugs The first of a planned series of seven passenger catamarans for operation in Sydney Harbor, Australia, recently completed sea trials, surpassing the owner's expectations for strict minimal wave formation and low noise emissions.

Allison I m p l e m e n t s Performance, M a i n t e n a n c e , Reliability Improvements In M a r i n e Gas Turbines

The Allison Gas Turbine Division of General Motors has extended its product improvement efforts to the 501-KF and 570-KF marine gas turbine engines for increased reliability and maintainability of these highpower density, simple-cycle units. 501-KF The

Market Forces And Technology Will Shape The Futre Of Shipping

We are living in a time of vigorous world growth and the liberalization and globalization of world trade, and no industry will be more central to this process than shipping. As in the past, our industry will be driven by the requirements of the market and by advancing technology,

Coast Guard Orders Schottel Jet Thruster

— Literature Available Schottel of America, Inc., of Miami, Fla., recently received an order from the Coast Guard for a remote controlled water-jet bow propulsion and maneuvering system for a shallow-draft barge that is believed to be the first such installation in the U.

SNAME SPRING MEETING/ STAR SYMPOSIUM

Portland, Oregon—May 21-23 The 11th Spring Meeting/STAR (Ship Technology and Research) Symposium of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will be held at the Red Lion Inn/ Lloyd Center in Portland, Ore., May 21-23. The theme of this year's symposium is "Looking to the 90s.

Northwest Marine Services Named Distributor Of Hamilton Marine Jets

Northwest Marine Services, Tukwila, Wash., recently announced the availability of Hamilton Marine Jet Propulsion units having horsepower requirements ranging from 50 hp up to 1,600 hp. A marine sales, engineering and service corporation, Northwest

 
 
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