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Call or Telefax Metritape for a complete DeckMaster Brochure.
IF YOU ARE ATTENDING SINCAPORT '92,
PLEASE VISTT US AT BOOTH # 6E17 r#Jt Metritape 59 PORTER ROAD, PO. BOX 2346, LITTLETON, MA 01460 U.S.A.
TEL: 508-369-7500 • TELEFAX: 508-486 0170 • TELEX: 92-34 92
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DeckMaster Gauging System
Wins Outstanding Promt Award
The new DeckMaster Gauging System introduced by Metritape has earned Marine Log' 1990 Innova- tive Marine Product Award. DeckMaster was specifically recognized for it's contribution to operating efficiency and safely providing owners with a maximum return on investment when faced with comply- ing with new U.S. Coast Guard regulation for vapor recovery.
The DeckMaster cargo gauging and overfill protection systems utilize state of the art electronics packaged for the rigors of tm-deck service. Comprehensive in function, yet simple to use, the systems provide readout of ullage, Hi .Harm, overfill alarm, self test and system scanning abilities at each tank.
Although completely independent electrically, both systems can share a common mounting arrangement providing significant cost saving. 4kmwmb The DeckMaster system utilizes resis- tance-tape level sensors, having over 25 years marine experience, employing no moving parts and providing a higfi level of reliability and trouble free operation required ly barge and tanker operators. ern Tug and Barge.
Four CB 40/32 Litronic container handling cranes were ordered by
Regional Container Lines for two container vessels to be built at a
For more information about the deck cranes produced by Liebherr-
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MAN B&W Diesel Engines
Ordered For World's Most
Five post-Panamax size container ships will be propelled by the most powerful marine diesel engines ever ordered. Each of the 4,000 TEU- plus ships booked from Hyundai
Heavy Industries by Hyundai Mer- chant Marine (HMMC) is specified with a MAN B&W 12-cylinder
K90MC-C engine offering a maxi- mum output of 70,320 bhp at 104 rpm.
The 900-mm bore/2,300-mm stroke K90MC-C design is tailored to the demands of new generations of large containerships requiring speeds up to 25 knots. The shorter stroke and lighter weight also pro- mote a more compact engine room for optimum box capacity from ships with either Panamax or wider-than-
Excellent service experience is reported from the installations of this type of engine aboard the East
Asiatic Company's 4,000 TEU containerships Arosia and Alsia.
Each was built to Panamax dimen- sions by Mitsui in 1990, with pro- pulsion plants based on a 10-cylin- der model developing 55,900 bhp.
The engines for the new HMMC containership series are under con- struction by the Engine & Machin- ery Division of Hyundai Heavy In- dustries for delivery to the yard dur- ing 1992.
Recent orders for MAN B&W
Diesel's engines include the series of eight 4,400-TEU containerships being built at Samsung Shipbuild- ing for Hapag-Lloyd with 9K90MC engines; and the Malaysian Inter- national Shipping Corporation's 4,400 TEU post-Panamax Bunga
Pelangl, newly commissioned from
Hyundai Heavy Industries with a 10K90MCengine developing 55,400 bhp at 93 rpm.
The K90MC and MC-C models are the largest In MAN B&W's world market.
For complete details about the
K90MC and MC-C series engines,
Circle 122 on Reader Service Card $2.7 Million Awarded To
Houston Ship Repair For
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) has awarded a $2.7 Million contract to Houston Ship Repair,
Inc., Houston, Texas, for topside re- pairs, sea trials, and deactivation of the Ready Reserve Force (RRF) ves- sel SS Mount Washington. 88 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News
Liebherr-Werk Nenzing Of
Austria Announces New
CBW Litronic Deck Crane
The new Liebherr CBW Litronic deck crane seems to be in brisk de- mand in the ship crane market.
According to the manufacturer, low overall height, slim line design and many additional features guaran- tee customer satisfaction.
Numerous orders have already been placed with Liebherr-Werk
Nenzing for their new Litronic deck cranes. The orders come from many different countries for different types of Litronic cranes. The following is just an example of the orders that have been placed.
United Brands and Geest PLC of
Denmark had options transferred into orders for six deck cranes plus orders for six additional deck cranes type CBW 36/20 and D2 X CBW 20/ 20 Litronic to be installed on four reefer vessels.
Kleven of Norway placed an or- der for four CBW 8/20 and four CBW 36(22)/21(22) Litronic deck cranes.
These cranes are to be installed on two reefer vessels for Great White
Four Litronic deck cranes of type
D2 X CBW 18/25.4 were ordered by
Schichau Seebeckwerft of Germ-any for two reefer vessels for Great White
Tropical Reef Shipyard of Aus- tralia placed an order for one CBW 25/24 Litronic deck crane for West-