The M/V Ocean Marauder, recently launched in the waters off Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is the first North American fishing vessel powered by a Cummins KT-2300-M diesel engine. An 86-foot seiner built by John Manly Shipyards of Vancouver
The M/T Stolt Helluland, the first of four 29,999-dwt state-of-theart parcel tankers being built for Stolt Tankers and Terminals (Holdings) S.A., was recently named at the Kleven Floro A/S shipbuilding yard at Floro, Norway. Mrs. Mary Wright, wife of Christopher J.
Burmeister & Wain Shipyard, Copenhagen, recently delivered Yard No. 883 the M/S Baumare — the third of a series of 17 fuelsaving Panamax bulkcarriers of approximately 64,000 dwt on the yard's order list. The M / S Baumare was delivered to the shipping company Baumare Inc.
Bayou Black Shipyard, Gibson, La., recently delivered the push boat Delta Christie (shown above) to C.D. Blankenship of New Orleans. The boat is 60 feet long, has a 25-foot beam, and a 9-foot depth midship. The fuel capacity is approximately 16,000 gallons.
Portland, Ore.-based Northwest Marine Iron Works has started overhaul of the USS Lang under a $6.02-million contract. The Lang will be in Portland through May of 1978 undergoing hull repair and a major upgrading of its electronic and weapons systems.
The first installation on a U.S.- flag tanker of an Atlas S-Band radar with basic collision avoidance features was recently performed on the S/S Allegiance owned by International Ocean Transport Corporation, Philadelphia, Pa. The radar Type Atlas 6500 S BCA was installed by Electro-Nav,
A new organization was announced recently for the marketing and servicing of all Racal- Decca Marine p r o d u c t s in the United States. A joint Racal Electronics- ITT statement said that Racal, the international electronics group that acquired the Decca companies last year,
The formation of a new company, Racal-Decca Service Limited, was announced recently. The Croyden, England-based company will coordinate and expand the worldwide marine electronics service operations of the Racal- Decca group of companies. The
Richard V. Warden, president of ITT Decca Marine, Inc., 40 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019, has announced the appointment of Peter Bauer as product line manager of echosounders, autopilots and gyrocompasses, of the newly formed Products Management Group; John G.
Norcontrol has introduced Data- Bridge 7, a new advanced collision avoidance system which emphasizes operator/system communication while complying with recent demands from IMCO and the U.S. Coast Guard. Norcontrol reports the new system includes