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Hitachi Zosen Wins

Two VLCC Orders

Japanese shipbuilder Hitachi

Zosen recently received orders for two 280,000 metric-ton VLCCs from

Hong Kong and Greece . The two vessels will be built at

Hitachi Zosen's Ariake Works with delivery scheduled for the 1992 fis- cal year.

Plans call for each pair to be 1,033-feet long with a molded beam of 187 feet and a molded depth of 101 feet, and powered by Hitachi

Zosen-MAN B&W 80MC type die- sels.

When completed, Hong Kong

Ming Wah Shipping Co. Ltd. will operate the tanker owned by New

Dynasty Shipping Inc., Hong Kong, and Lykiardopulo & Co. Ltd. will operate the other for Greek owner

Arosa Maritime Inc.

AESA Launches 344-Foot Tuna Seiner

The Barreras Shipyard of Astille- ros Espanoles, S.A. (AESA) at Vig- os, Spain, recently launched the 344-foot Albacora, reportedly one of the largest tuna purse seiners in the world.

Expected to be delivered in De- cember to owners Albacora of Spain, the Albacora has a length between perpendiculars of 298-1/2 feet, breadth of 55 feet, draft of 24 feet and gross registered tonnage of 2,640. With a wet fish capacity of 3,000 m3 and frozen fish capacity of about 2,350 m3, she is fitted with

Krupp MaK main propulsion ma- chinery, producing 7,000 bhp at 400 rpm, driving a fixed-pitch propeller via Renk gearing.

As for deck and fishing equip- ment, the main and auxiliary winch- es, net hauler and power block were all supplied by Marco.

For further information on the building services of AESA,

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Wyle Laboratories

Names Holland

Senior Vice President

Stanley A. Wainer, chairman of the board of Wyle Laboratories, announced recently the promotion of R. Van Ness Holland to senior vice president of the company that sells electronic components and computer systems, and offers re- search, engineering and testing serv- ices for the aerospace, defense and energy industries.

Mr. Holland will continue as corporate controller, responsible for accounting and financial affairs as well as corporate communications.

He will report directly to Theo- dore M. Freedman, executive vice president-finance and treasurer of the El Segundo, Calif., company.

Joining Wyle in 1979 as director of financial controls, Mr. Holland became assistant corporate control- ler in 1980, corporate controller five years later, and vice president in 1985. He earlier had been a certified public accountant with Arthur An- dersen & Co.

COMSAT Acquires

Interest In MMS

Communications Satellite Corpo- ration (COMSAT) recently an- nounced that it has acquired, through its subsidiary COMSAT In- vestments Inc., a minority interest in Marine Management Systems (MMS) of Stamford, Conn., with the option to increase its holdings in the future.

Marine Management Systems is an international leader in supplying integrated shipboard and shoreside management services often using satellite communications. The com- pany provides computer software, hardware and related services and specializes in such applications as shipboard maintenance manage- ment, vessel performance reporting, and shipboard administration.

COMSAT officials said that the

COMSAT/MMS affiliation will be particularly beneficial to maritime users in meeting their growing needs for shipboard and shoreside man- agement systems. These users will be able to utilize MMS's application software and related products as part of the communications services available over the INMARSAT sys- tem through COMSAT's coast earth stations.

No ship is too small... to install an EVAC vacuum toilet system.

If you need an economical and reliable toilet system for your ship (50 feet or longer), choose EVAC. EVAC has two standard models:

Model 0111 — allows you to utilize your ship's hull tank, and;

Model 1111 — includes our atmospheric holding tank.

Both models have the same standard design and components; therefore, you do not pay for special design engineering. You do receive high quality components with a proven history of reliability. overboard discharge

EVAC vacuum toilet systems already exist in over 2,000 ships worldwide. Model 0111 and Model 1111, with one or two pumps, are avail- able from stock to ex- pedite delivery. recirculating

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Tel: (800) 456-0918, Tel: (504) 733-6944

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From the same yard that made downtime a dirty word, comes: "Reliability, Part Two!"

A second generation of family management at Galveston Ship- building Is committed to the same high standards estab- lished by Harry J. Flegel, Jr.

John, Bryan, and Keith Flegel share management respon- sibilities with their father- personally assuring that your vessel Is serviced or repaired right, and on time.

Call Galveston Shipbuilding; ask for a Flegel and get straight answers without delay. (409) 704-0491


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