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Far East Levingston Yard

Awarded Repair Contract

On Four Jackup Barges

Far East Levingston Shipbuilding

Ltd. has secured a contract with

Verolme Estaleiros Reunidos do

Brasil of Brazil to repair and up- grade four jackup barges. The units—three producing barges and one maintenance barge—are owned by Aramco Overseas Company. The barges, Arabiyah 1, 2, and 3, and the

ARB-2, are scheduled to be in

Singapore in March this year; the repair/upgrading work is expected to be completed in four months.

The work will include repairing of the legs, jacking frames, jack houses, main hull, and spud cans, and con- version/installation of some piping systems, draft indicator system, and jacking auto-greasing devices.

A Self-Programmable

Monitor Alarm System

Is Introduced By

Engine Efficiency

Engine Efficiency Associates,

Linden, N.J., has introduced a self- programmable 16 or-32 point moni- tor alarm system. A plain English 24 character message can be typed in via internal keypad for each point monitored. Fire, bilge and machin- ery pressure and temperatures are typical application, as well as intru- sion. Sensors can be normally opened or normally closed contacts.

Delays on each point can be from one second to one hour. The system runs on 12 V and draws less than 1 amp. When no alarms are present, the LCD display shows the correct time and date.

Engine Efficiency Associates of- fers a complete line of monitor and remote machinery control systems.

For further information on En- gine Efficiency's self-programmable monitor alarm system,

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ASE Annual Symposium

And Banquet Scheduled

For March 29, 1985

The Association of Scientists and

Engineers (ASE) of the Naval Sea

Systems Command will hold its 22nd Annual Technical Symposium and Banquet on Friday, March 29, at the Sheraton Hotel in Crystal

City, Va. Registration begins at 1:30 pm, and some 10 technical papers will be presented in parallel ses- sions.

The theme of this year's meeting is "Engineering for Results—A

Timeless Goal." Featured speaker at the banquet will be Dr. Judy

Resnik, NASA astronaut.

For additional information con- tact symposium registration chair- man Bob Bost at (202) 692-1591, or publicity chairman Susan King at (202) 692-7217.

Coast Guard Approves

Radar Training Courses

At Marine Simulation

The U.S. Coast Guard has given its approval for courses in radar training at Marine Simulation, Inc.,

MSI, according to an announcement by David L. Wood, president. The approval of the radar programs at the new training center in Lower

Manhattan covers initial, refresher, and re-certification courses. The certification process is accepted by the Coast Guard for initial or renew- al of licenses that require the holder to have a Radar Endorsement on his license.

The three radar courses now join others, such as Crude Oil Washing (COW) and Inert Gas Systems (IGS), taught at the center in ac- cordance with IMO and Liberian regulations.

Located at 17 Battery Place in

New York City, MSI was estab- lished last November by Mr. Wood, a Maine Maritime Academy grad- uate and an ex-Navy flyer, to fill what he felt was a void in maritime instruction in Lower Manhattan.

MSI is said to be the only mari- time training center in the New

York City area that operates six days a week on a "walk-in" basis.

No reservations are necessary, and the programs can even include meals and hotel accommodations at reasonable rates for students com- ing from outside the area.

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Crowley Offers Color

Brochure On Barrier

For Floating Pollutants

Crowley Environmental Services

Corporation of Seattle recently an- nounced the availability of a new four-page brochure describing and illustrating its 24- and 36-inch Petro

Barrier for the containment or ex- clusion of oil, debris, or other float- ing pollutants. It contains a full- color picture of the Petro Barrier, and includes typical installation methods and specifications.

For further information and a free copy of the new brochure,

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