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To Build 37,000-DWT
Advanced plans for the con- struction of a 37,000-dwt bulk cargo ship, with an unparalleled capacity to operate in Arctic wa- ters, have been made by the
Gotaverken Arendal Shipyard in
Goteborg, West Sweden. The yard recently presented its latest study on the vessel at a recent inter- national symposium, entitled "Ice
Problems," in Lulea, northern
The vessel, which would be the first built to Class 10, the highest
Canadian ice class, will be capa- ble of operating in Arctic waters throughout the year, and its spe-
Keppel Shipyard Ltd., Singapore
Sembawang Shipyard Ltd., Singapore
Western Eagle (Pte.) Ltd., Singapore cially reinforced hull — designed with the help of computers—can theoretically withstand impact with 3-meter-thick ice (about 10 feet). Propulsion will be provided by two steam turbine engines, each generating 20.6 mw (28,000 hp).
The ship will have an overall length of 154.4 meters (about 507 feet), a beam of 32.23 meters (106 feet), and a draft of 12.19 meters (40 feet). It will carry one mobile crane—stored in a heated garage when not in use—and one helicopter. Chiefly intended for ore transports from the Arctic, the vessel will also be able to carry the wide range of equip- ment and other materials needed for the exploitation of the Arc- tic's resources.
John J. Bajor Joins
Midland Marine Corp.
James A. McQuilling, president of Midland Marine Corporation, recently announced that John J.
Bajor has joined the sales staff in Midland Marine's New York
City office. Mr. Bajor will expand their ship repair sales effort un- der the leadership of Wayne H.
Midland Marine acts as exclu- sive agents in the United States and Canada for a worldwide group of shipyards.
John J. Bajor
Mr. Bajor is a graduate of the
United States Merchant Marine
Academy and also holds a gradu- ate degree, M.S. in management engineering from Newark College of Engineering. Mr. Bajor has wide experience in the marine engineering field, both at sea and ashore. For the last nine years, prior to this appointment, Mr.
Bajor was employed by the marine departments of Exxon,
U.S.A., and Exxon International
Company in various capacities.
His most recent assignment was that of repair superintendent of
Military Sealift Orders
Tracor Automatic Omega
Tracor Instruments has been awarded a contract to install
Tracor Automatic receivers on 16 ships of the United States Mili- tary Sealift Command.
These receivers will provide worldwide navigation capability.
The Automatic Omega is the latest in marine navigation sys- tems from Tracor, a company having extensive experience in sophisticated electronic systems for navigation and defense.
Headquartered in Austin, Tex- as, Tracor is also quite active with
Satellite Navigators, which are sold and serviced worldwide. For further information, contact Trac- or Instruments, 6500 Tracor Lane,
Austin, Texas 78721.
Shiprepairs Division, British Shipbuilders
Tyne Shiprepair Group Ltd., South Shields, England
River Thames Shiprepairs Ltd., London, England
Vosper Shiprepairers Ltd., Southampton, England
Falmouth Shiprepair Ltd., Falmouth, England
Robb Caledon Shipbuilders Ltd., Edinburgh, Scotland
Scott Lithgow Drydocks Ltd., Greenock, Scotland
The Grangemouth Dockyard Co., Ltd., Grangemouth, Scotland
Smiths Dock Co., Ltd., Tees Division, Southbank, England
Hall Russell & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen, Scotland
Malta Drydocks, Malta, G.C.
Dorman Long Swan Hunter (Pty.) Ltd., Cape Town, South Africa
Dorman Long Vanderbijl Corp., Ltd., Durban, South Africa
Swan Hunter (Trinidad) Ltd., Port Chaguaramas, Trinidad
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