Jack Edwards, president of Halter Marine, has announced the recent launching of the solid rocket booster recovery vessel Independence at its Moss Point, Miss., yard. The 200-foot vessel will perform the key role in the recovery of rocket boosters
In response to the constant demand for improved performance and increased efficiency from vessel operators, a number of marine diesel manufacturers have either upgraded their existing engines, expanded current series or developed entirely new models.
Oy Wartsila AB Turku Shipyards, Finland, has delivered the gas tanker Paramacay to Maraven S.A. of Venezuela. The vessel and its accommodations were designed for tropical conditions. It is equipped with four tanks with a total volume of 14,000 cubic meters.
The recently completed M/S Boogabilla is classed by its builders and owners as the third generation of deepsea roll-on/roll-off vessels. The ship incorporates several new items for this type of vessel, such as a largebore, slow-speed diesel engine; three parallel trafficways,
The New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has announced its program of technical meetings for the 1977/ 1978 season. The schedule is as follows: September 29, 1977 — Paper: "Farrell Lines '85' Class Container Ships," by Thomas Sartor Jr.
ALGAE-X International has formed a distribution agreement with Superior Diesel, one of the largest fuel injection service companies in the Mid-Atlantic States servicing commercial and mili- tary marine fleets as well as major shipyards and railroads.