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Pumps Warren Pumps

Pumps Dover

Fire pumps Worthington Pump

Pumps Buffalo Pumps

Pumps Transamerica Delaval

Pumps Peabody Barnes

Pumps MT Davidson

Valves Cla Val

Strainers/valves CM Bailey

Valves Contromatics

Purifiers Alfa-Laval

Valves Marotta Scientific

Valves WE Williams

Valves Wm. Powell

Valves Leslie

Distillers Aqua Chem

Hoses Aeroquip

Valves Liberty

Pipe & pipe fittings .... Alaskan Copper & Brass

Valves Milwaukee Valve

A/C plant York

Refrig. plants Carrier Transcold

Air compressors Dresser-Ran

Heaters ITT Standard

Fans Buffalo Fans

Fire systems Hiller

Fire protection Wormald

Sirens and signal amplifiers Henschel

Loudspeakers Dynalec

Clocks Chelsea

Forced draft blowers . . . United Technology Elliott

Elevators Jared Brown Brothers

Doors Advanced Structures

Bulkheads Hexcel

Winches Hyde

Capstan & winches Lake Shore

Anchors & chains Baldt

Steel US Steel

Steel Bethlehem Steel

Cathodic protection . . . Electrocatalytic


Hitachi Zosen

The Yamataka Maru, a 38,217- dwt ultra-rationalized, high-speed and large-sized containership was delivered during the fall of last year by Hitachi Zosen's Innoshima

Works to its owner, Yamashita-

Shinnihon Steamship Co., Ltd., of


The advanced containership, which carries 2,500 TEU containers (stacked three high on the deck, with 236 refrigerated containers), is capable of carrying automobiles and hazardous cargo such as radioactive substances in containers.

The Yamataka Maru is equipped with an automatic radar plotting aid and various automatic navigational equipment for energy and manpow- er savings. She also has a bulbous bow to decrease fuel consumption and a stern bulb to reduce hull vibration.

The 42,145-gt vessel has an over- all length of 754 feet, depth of 71 feet and breadth of 106 feet. She is powered by a Hitachi Zosen-MAN

B&W 9K80MC diesel engine rated at 32,300 hp at 91 rpm. Her trial speed was over 25 knots.

Photo right: Yamataka Maru


Equipment List

Main engine . Hitachi Zosen-MAN B&W

Propeller Kobe Steel

Propeller shaft Hitachi Zosen

Generator Shinko

Boiler Osaka Boiler

Stern tube bearing . . . Nippon Dover

Steering gear Hitachi Zosen

Gyrocompass and autopilot Yokogawa Navitec

Radar Tokyo Keiki

Echo sounder Kaijo Denki

Doppler log Furuno

Direction finder Koden

Integrated autonavigation system Hitachi Zosen

Cathodic protection . Electrocatalytic

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