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Inland Rivers Ports &

Terminals Sets Dates For

Annual Conference

Inland Rivers Ports and Termi- nals, Inc., (IRPT), has selected the dates of April 29-May 1, 1992, for their annual membership meeting.

The meeting will be held in Kansas

City, Missouri, at the Park Place


The conference will focus on is- sues the inland waterway system is currently facing. In addition, the

IRPT will hold its annual member- ship meeting in order to elect offic- ers.

The IRPT is a national organiza- tion that represents the collective interests of public and private ports and terminals throughout the na- tion. Its objectives are to promote and develop the growth of inland rivers, ports and terminals; improve services to shippers; provide a more efficient intermodal national trans- portation system; encourage foreign and domestic commerce to and from all inland rivers, ports and termi- nals; encourage the development of waterborne transportation; promote river and port related commercial and industrial development; and to serve its members through educa- tion, communications and other means.

To register, or for additional in- r SCHOTTEL

JOIN FORCES WITH THE BEST formation about the conference, con- tact IRPT at 204 E. High Street,

Jefferson City, MO 65101, or call (314)634-2028.

Hagglunds Denison

Announces Improvements

In Hydraulic Pumps

Hagglunds Denison recently re- ported design improvements in the firm's World Cup line of axial pis- ton hydraulic pumps provide in- creased reliability and longer life under severe operating conditions.

The pumps, designated "B" mod, are used in a variety of marine applications.

Three different series of pumps are offered. Series 6, 7 and 8 units have displacements of 6.0,7.25, and 8.0 inches 3/rev. respectively. Con- tinuous pressure rating is 5,000 psi for the smaller displacement pumps and3,500psifortheSeries8. Maxi- mum speed is 3,000 rpm for the

Series 6 and 7 and 1,800 rpm for the

Series 8.

The standard control for the

World Cup pumps is a pressure compensator located in the cover assembly. Minimum compensat- ing pressure is approximately 180 psi. Five control options include an electrohydraulic stroker, hydraulic stroker, rotary servo, load-sensing compensator, and a torque limiter.

For free literature containing in- formation about the World Cup line of hydraulic pumps,

New Sulzer Forms

New Subsidiary In

The Netherlands

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We have been setting standards in the design and manufacture of propulsion systems for over 40 years. The SCHOTTEL Rudderpropeller, a syno- nym for perfection in propulsion, is an acknowl- edged trendsetter for the entire industry and has attracted numerous imitators. Our 50 R & D engineers ensure that propulsion systems bearing the name SCHOTTEL always represent the very latest state of the art. That makes us the world's leading manufacturer of 360° - controllable propulsion systems and manoeuvring aids.

And we're proud of it.

New Sulzer Diesel Ltd. has es- tablished a new subsidiary com- pany in the Netherlands under the name of New Sulzer Diesel

Nederland BV. The managing di- rector is Henk Potappel who has worked for a number of years for the Dutch licensee of New Sulzer

Diesel Ltd.

All personnel who were previ- ously working in the Schiedam of- fice of Sulzer Nederland BV, former representative of New Sulzer, trans- ferred to the new company. The new offices and warehouse will be located in Dordrecht, which is south of Rotterdam.

New Sulzer set up the subsidiary company to offer better service to customers in the Netherlands in terms of spare parts and new diesel engines. New Sulzer will also offer full maintenance contracts for

Sulzer diesel engines.

For more information about the services of New Sulzer Diesel, SCHOTTEL

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