The first foreign delivery of the new Flying Cat high-speed catamarans from Kvaerner Fjellstrand, a member of Norway's Kvaerner group, has been made to Greek shipowner Ceres Hellenic Shipping & Co. This is the second Flying Cat to be built by Fjellstrand's Omastrand yard south of Bergen.
A 280 by 150-foot offshore drilling rig arrived in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Coatzalcoalcos, Mexico, June 27, completing a 15,000-mile trip from Nihama, Japan, in some 77 days, according to G.A. Watkins, acting managing director of Global Transport Organisation,
The Navy has received its first advanced development air cushion vehicle, the JEFF(B), at the Naval Coastal Systems Center, Panama City, Fla. Designed and constructed by Bell Aerospace Textron, the JEFF(B) is ready for a period of intense Navy testing.
Lockheed has announced it has completed the design of a boat-mounted recovery device for offshore application. Capable of recovering spilled oil in 1.5- meter (5-foot) seas and one-knot currents, the skimmer is designed to be fitted into a catamaran
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.
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.
Jetlink Ferries Limited of Dublin, Ireland, has announced it will begin Boeing Jetfoil service across the English Channel from Brighton, England, to Dieppe, France, in May 1979, under the name SEAJET. This is the second Jetfoil service for Europe to be announced this year,
Boeing Marine Systems, P.O. Box 3707, Seattle, Wash. 98124, has awarded contracts totaling more than $4,360,000 for work in connection with the production of Patrol Hydrofoil Missileships (PHM) for the U.S. Navy. More than 30 major contractors will
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
Boeing Marine Systems (BMS), Renton, Wash., has announced the signing of a $178-million U.S. Navy contract for production of five Patrol Hydrofoil Missileships (PHMs). Work will begin immediately on the scheduled five-year program. Boeing Marine Systems,