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Cummins Introduces the QSK60

Cummins literally unveiled its QSK60 powerplant to the marine market at the Workboat Show in New Orleans, ushering in a new. more powerful age for the surging diesel engine manufacturer. "This engine will take Cummins into new markets," said Geoff Conrad, general manager, Cummins Marine.

 

New SWATH From ACMA

Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA) has completed the design development of a new SWATH (Small Waterplane Area, Twin Hull) vessel that will be completed with a variety of operations options. The proposed vessel will be 92 ft. (28 m) with a beam of 47 ft.

L-3 Communications Delivers Premiere Production HVR

L-3 Communications' Aviation Recorder Division has delivered its first production Hardened Voyage Recorder (HVR) to Consilium Navigation — a manufacturer of high technology equipment for the maritime industry. In joining forces with Consilium,

Flying High Again

France Telecom is pushing hard to advance its position as a single source communications and IT services provider. Corporate consolidation and technological evolution in the maritime satcom domain continue to subdue pricing, helping to level the playing field among service providers.

Omnipure Sanitation Devices Certified By Denmark — Literature Available

The certification of Omnipure marine sanitation devices by the Direktoratet For Statens Skibstilsyn for operation in Danish waters was announced recently by Len Langeland, president of Omnipure, a division of Sigma- Chapman, Inc. headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Maritime Security and the Hazards of Unilateralism

The United States Congress is working hard to enact maritime security legislation. At the same time and under the leadership of the United States, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is working hard to develop an international convention on maritime security.

Hyde Awarded Contracts For Deck Machinery On Korean-Built Vessels

Hyde Products, Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio has recently been awarded contracts to supply deck machinery for the first vessels of two new classes to be built in South Korean shipyards. Hyde will build the antimagnetic anchor windlass for a Mine Hunting Craft (MHC) and the steering gear,

U.S. Ocean Dumping Act

As this article is being written, the chief executive officer of an American ocean carrier is on trial for alleged participation in the discharge of contaminated wheat into waters of the South China Sea. The charges were brought under the somewhat obscure U.

The Great Maritime Disruption... that Never Happened

Y2K Remember the dire warnings four years ago as the world raced towards the stroke of midnight ushering in 2000? Editorials screamed that computer systems everywhere would fail making bank accounts inaccessible, traffic lights inoperable and

 
 
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