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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.

 

Monark Boat Delivers Oil Recovery Vessel For Use On Lake Maracaibo

new oil recovery vessel was recently delivered to the owners, The Lake Committee, Lake Maracaibo, La Salina, Venezuela. Designed by Centrifugal Systems, Inc. of Houston, Texas, and built by Monark Boat Company, Monticello, Ark., the Marlimpia is a catamaran type,

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

Surface Effect Ship Margaret Jill Christened In New Orleans

The Surface Effect Ship M/V Margaret Jill, built by Bell Halter Inc., was recently christened by her namesake, Mrs. Margaret Jill Hart, wife of an Offshore GAC Services, Ltd. executive. The ceremony was conducted aboard the vessel, which was docked

ALRC Gets $13-Million Award To Supply Pumps For Boeing-Built Ships

A three-year, $13-million contract has been awarded to the Aerojet Liquid Rocket Company (ALRC) of Sacramento, Calif., by Boeing Marine Systems of Seattle, Wash., to produce waterjet pumps for five Patrol Hydrofoil Missile-carrying ships (PHMs) which Boeing is building for the U.

Fjellstrand Delivers High-Speed Catamarans 'Sea Cat' And 'Jetcat'

The Norwegian-built high-speed catamarans Sea Cat and Jetcat have now been delivered by Fjellstrand a.s. to the recently established shipping company AW Line in the Finnish Aaland Islands. The Sea Cat is serving the route between the Aaland capital of Mariehamn and Nortaelje in Sweden,

$3-Million Surface Effect Ship Award To Philadelphia Gear

Philadelphia Gear of King of Prussia, Pa. 19406, has been chosen to design, manufacture and test the propulsor reduction gearbox for the 3,000-ton Surface Effect Ship (3KSES). The planned cost for this effort through design, development, test

WaveMaster Lands Ten Ferry Order

WaveMaster International has won a contract for ten 118 ft. (36 m) high-speed aluminum monohull ferries for delivery to Singapore. With firm contracts for the initial six vessel order already placed, financing has been arranged through Singapore-based Caterpillar Credit Services Asia,

KaMeWa Reports Lively Interest In Water Jet Propulsion Units

After a moderate start at the end of the 1970s, KaMeWa AB of Sweden is now experiencing a spreading interest in the water jet (WJ) for vessel propulsion. Commencing with the delivery in 1980 of two WJ units of 1,600 hp each for the Apollo Jet,

HSV 2 Swift Delivered to U.S. Navy

The new Catamaran HSV 2 Swift was delivered to the U.S. Navy on August 13, 2003, during a celebration in Hobart, Australia. High ranking U.S. Military officers joined with invited guests to witness the handover of the 321.5-ft. (98-m) Wave Piercing Catamaran HSV 2 Swift, Incat Hull 061.

 
 
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