Delta Shipyard, a unit of Chromalloy American Corporation, has announced the completion of the M/V Echo, a seismic/utility vessel for Shell Oil Company. Primarily for use in the Gulf of Mexico, the M/V Echo is designed for shallow-water operation with a minimum draft of 5 feet 6 inches.
John C. Couch has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Matson Navigation Company, and also has been named executive vice president of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., Matson's parent company. He had been Matson's executive vice president for the past year.
One-Man Control Of All Ship Functions, Port To Port Possible With Sperry Marine Route Control System Integrated With ICS System The recent entry into service of the 765,650-cubic-foot reefer Ditlev Lauritzen can be described as historic for a number of very good reasons.
Hudson Shipbuilders, Inc. (HUDSHIP) of Pascagoula, Miss., recently delivered its second vessel, the Graysearch, to Gray Mac- Kenzie Company, Ltd. of Bahrain. The new vessel will join the already sizable fleet now operated by Gray MacKenzie in the Arabian Gulf.
The Los Angeles Division of Todd Shipyards Corporation has been awarded a $33-million fixed-price contract by Matson Navigation Company, San Francisco, Calif., to convert and expand the RO/RO trailership Matsonia into a combination lift-on/lift-off container and RO/RO trailer carrier.
Frank L. Beier Radio, Inc. has added certified magnetic compass repair and calibration to the services offered its customers. Literature is available describing the only certified service available on the Gulf Coast. Certification is available
—Literature Available Uniden Company, Indianapolis, Ind., now has three new electronic aids available. The MC35 marine power hailer, the MC400 chart recorder and the MC300 digital depth indicator. The Uniden MC35 marine power hailer is a powerful,
— L i t e r a t u r e O f f e r ed Lima Electric Company announced the availability of a new line of single phase alternators for marine and industrial service. Designed in the compact 282 frame, the new design provides superior single phase electrical
—N e w Literature Offered Gems Sensors, Plainville, Conn., a division of Transamerica Delaval, has made available an expanded line of liquid level indicators for virtually any tank gauging problem in the chemical and process industries. The company
Navire Cargo Gear (NCG) has announced receipt of a large order for angled stern ramps from the People's Republic of China. Involved are 11 new ro/ro vessels now under construction at several Japanese shipyards, with all ships scheduled for delivery during 1980.