Environmental Monitoring

Designs for the 21st century

The U.K.'s public-funded maritime rescue organization — the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) — is well into its ambitious and costly newbuild program to replace the aging Waveney and Arun class lifeboats. Such a move is the result of


Kim Hotstart Pre-Heating Systems Shrink Engine Idling Costs

When an engine is equipped with a Kim Hotstart engine pre-heating system, its idling costs are nearly eliminated. That's because electricity is used to keep the engine warm, not gallons of expensive diesel fuel that are required for hours of idling.

Mjellem & Karlsen Of Norway To Build Two Oceanographic Vessels

Two oceanographic research vessels, one for the University of Mexico, the other for the University of Bergen, Norway, will be built by the Norwegian firm A / S Mjellem & Karlsen, specialists in the design and construction of such vessels. Both universities will

Cousteaus Experimental Windship 'Alcyone' Arrives In New York

The experimental windship Alcyone arrived in New York recently after a highly successful trans-Atlantic crossing from La Rochelle, France. The maiden voyage, with Capt. Jacques-Yves Cousteau aboard, was designed to test extensively the Cousteau-Pechinev

Port Security Legislation Reinforces Security

Like so many areas of our economy since the terrorist attacks of September 11, the port and maritime areas of the United States are being scrutinized for vulnerability to terrorism. Catastrophic scenarios are all too easy to imagine, and the threats can come from so many directions.

Sea Data Corporation Introduces Deep Sea Instrumentation Cable

—Literature Available A new instrumentation cable, specifically designed to meet the needs of submersible instrumentation systems has been introduced by Sea Data Corporation of Newton, Mass. The company announced the availability of the cable with

Magnus Maritec Completes $2 Million Expansion Of Fuel Oil Testing Service —Literature Available

Magnus Maritec International, Palisades Park, N.J., has announced the availability of its most advanced Fuel Oil Testing Services to all shipowners on a worldwide basis. Free literature is available describing the full range of services offered.

New Brochure Outlines Worldwide Capabilities Of Drew Ameroid Marine

A new eight-page, full-color capabilities brochure from Drew Ameroid ® Marine offers a comprehensive overview of the products and "added value" services offered by the company, including its geographic scope, programs, commitment to research, and history.

Bender Inc. Offers Literature On Electrical Safety Monitoring Systems

Bender Inc., Paoli, Pa., a worldwide manufacturer of electrical safety monitoring devices, offers a complete and comprehensive line of insulation monitoring and ground fault location equipment. Insulation monitors are specifically designed for

K im Hotstart P r e - H e a t i ng Systems Shrink E n g i n e I d l i n g Costs

Kim Hotstart Manufacturing Co. of Spokane, Wash., is offering free literature on pre-heating systems. According to the manufacturer, when an engine is equipped with a Kim Hotstart engine pre-heating system, its idling costs are nearly eliminated

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