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1980 LNG Conference

Set For Kyoto, Japan

The Sixth International Con- ference and Exhibition on Lique- fied Natural Gas (LNG-6) will be held April 6 through April 11, 1980, at the International Con- ference Hall in Kyoto, Japan.

Sponsored by the International

Gas Union, London, England, the

Institute of Gas Technology, Chi- cago, 111., and the International

Institute of Refrigeration, Paris,

France, the conference will bring together speakers and exhibitors worldwide to present develop- ments in LNG technology and trade since the close of LNG-5, held in Dusseldorf, Germany, in

August 1977. That conference at- tracted 1,600 registrants from 38 countries, and 120 exhibitors from 13 countries.

LNG-6 co-chairmen are E. Gior- gis, vice president of the Inter- national Gas Union and delegate administrator of Compagnie In- dustrielle et Commerciale du Gaz,

Switzerland, and Hiroshi Anzai, president of the Japan Gas Asso- ciation and chairman of Tokyo

Gas Company, Ltd. Mr. Anzai also serves as chairman of the LNG-6

Organizing Comittee.

Host of LNG-6 is the Japan

L-GFmeans reliability and economy

Reliability, economy and simple maintenance are proven features of slow-running diesel propulsion.

Now, a further saving in fuel of 8% is a fact where L-GF propulsion machinery is specified.

Reliability. The L-GF long-stroke engine is already at sea. More than eighty

L-GF engines are on order. The design is a straightforward development of the outstandingly successful

B&W K-GF range, already installed or on order to a total of more than 6.000,000 bhp.

Economy. L stands for long-stroke giving lower r/min and consequently increased propeller efficiency (5%). Further, the long-stroke results in thermodynamic advantages giving a reduction in specific fuel consumption (3%).

The range of B&W L-GF Diesel Engines:


Bore (mm) 450 550 670 800 900

Stroke (mm) 1200 1380 1700 1950 2180

No. of Cyl. 4-10 4-10 4-10 5-10 5-12 r/min 170 150 119 103 94

MEP (bar) 11.96 12.02 11.57 11.53 11.55

MEP (kp/cm2) 12.2 12.3 11.8 11.8 11.8 kW/cyl. 647 985 1375 1940 2510

BHP/cyl. 880 1340 1870 2640 3410 output at max. continuous load.

B&W Engineering

B&W Licensees:

Belgium Societe Anonyme Cockerill-Ougree-Providence et Esperance-Longdoz

Brazil Equipamentos Villares SA

British Isles Harland & Wolff, Limited

John G. Kincaid & Co., Ltd.

Denmark Helsingor Vaerft A/S/A/S Orlogsvaerftet

Finland Valmet OY

France Altshom-Atlantique/Ateliers Thiriet Cattin

Holland Machinefabriek en Scheepswerf van P. Smit Jr., B.V.

Italy Cantieri Navali Riuniti S.p.A.

Japan Hitachi Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd.

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

Korea Hyundai Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

Norway A/S Akers Mek. Verksted

Aktieselskabet Fredriksstad Mek. Verksted

Poland Foreign Trade Office H. Cegielski

Stocznia Gdanska im. Lenina

Spain La Maquinista Terrestre y Maritima, S.A.

Astilleros Espanoles, S.A./Construcciones Echevarria, S.A.

Sweden Eriksberg Mek. Verkstads Aktiebolag

AB Gotaverken, Gotaverken Motor

Uddevallavarvet AB, Skandiaverken/Uddevallavarvet AB

U.S.S.R. Vsesojuznoe Objedinenie »Licensintorg«

Yugoslavia »Uljanik«« Diesel Engine Factory/Titovi Zavodi Litostroj

Burmeister & Wain AS-Copenhagen • Denmark

RAW Offices < telephone number): Cape Town (21) 514111 /Copenhagen (1) 542501/London (1) 5805391 /Madrid (1)4111413/New York (212) 269-0980/

Oslo (2) 113385/Paris (1) 522-5057/ Piraeus (21) 417 6573/ Rio de Janeiro (21) 232-2643/Rotterdam (10) 366833/Tokyo (3) 278-0891/

LNG Congress, an organization created especially for the purpose, whose 90 members represent the

Japanese gas industry, education, research institutes, trade associa- tions and industrial corporations, all concerned with LNG. Its gen- eral secretary is Yoshimitsu Shi- basaki, vice president, the Japan

Gas Association, 15-12, Torano- mon 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105, Japan.

Kyoto, noted for its temples, gardens and ancient crafts, is lo- cated 283 miles from Tokyo and 26 miles from Osaka. Eleven Ky- oto hotels have reserved 1,050 rooms to accommodate up to 1,920 guests attending LNG-6. Commit- tees are now organizing the exhi- bition and technical program, and will issue a call for papers in No- vember 1978.

Inquiries from North, Central, and South America should be di- rected to the Institute of Gas

Technology, 3424 South State

Street, Chicago, 111. 60616, U.S.A.

City Of Ponce Orders

First Portainer Crane

The Gobierno Municipal de

Ponce (City of Ponce), Common- wealth of Puerto Rico, recently ordered a Portainer® crane from

Paceco, Inc., a subsidiary of Frue- hauf Corporation, Alameda, Calif.

Mayor Jose G. Tormos Vega represented the City of Ponce dur- ing the contract signing for a 40- long-ton Paceco Portainer crane to be erected on Ponce Wharf of the

Puerto Rican terminal. C. Jay

Dunton, manager, Licensee Serv- ices, represented Paceco, Inc.

Mayor Jose G. Tormos Vega (left), City of Ponce, Puerto Rico, and C. Jay Dunton,

Paceco, Inc., at contract signing for new

Paceco Portainer Crane.

The Portainer crane is a Modi- fied "A" Frame model with Pa- ceco's advanced engineering tech- nology and' container handling elements designed into it. As the first Portainer crane on Ponce

Wharf, the huge structure will boast a 115-foot outreach and 60- foot backreach. It will be equipped with a Quick Change Headblock and Telescopic Spreader to handle 20-foot/35-foot/40-foot contain- ers. The cab will be air-conditioned for operator convenience and com- fort. The entire crane is self pow- ered from its own diesel electric generator set.

Paceco's Gulf port, Miss., manu- facturing facility will fabricate the crane for a scheduled spring 1979 delivery. 10 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News

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