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KC-crane, a heavy-duty grab crane specially designed for continuous op- eration for bulk material handling.

Other recent orders include cargo cranes for German-owned ships be- ing delivered by the Alexandria

Shipyard in Egypt and Greek-owned ships being built by the Varna Ship- yard in Bulgaria.

For the offshore market, Hag- glunds Kenz BV in the Netherlands has landed some major orders for the North Sea Oil Fields.


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Intercontinental Engineering-

Manufacturing Corporation (Intercon) of Kansas City, provides engineering and heavy manufactur- ing services for the marine, defense, and heavy industrial markets. In- tercoms reputation was established with heavy anchor handling, moor- ing, and towing winches, and, over the past decade, has expanded to include shipboard and land-based cranes.

Intercon has recently completed a contract for the Naval Facilities

Engineering Command, Northern

Division, Philadelphia, for two die- sel/hydraulic portal cranes designed for weapons handling at Naval

Weapons Stations in Yorktown, Va., and Charleston, S.C. The cranes are rated at 40 tons at 95 feet and 25 tons at 90 feet, respectively.

Current company military projects include fabrication and machining for a Navy Arleigh Burke

Class destroyer, fabrication of Tri- dent D5 hoists, and subcontract manufacturing of C VN deck machin- ery. Recent commercial deliveries include towing winches for Bisso

Marine and Chevron, and line-han- dling equipment for Brix Maritime.

Intercon's full line of commercial and military deck machinery in- cludes mooring systems, windlasses, capstans, towing and anchor han- dling winches, and heavy duty hose reel assemblies for pipe laying and underwater construction service.

Intercon military and commercial cranes are available from 25 to 200 ton capacities.


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Jeamar Winches manufactures a complete line of heavy duty winches comprised of electric winches, hand winches, air winches, capstan winch- es and engine-powered winches.

All of these winches conform to either ANSI or DIN specifications and are designed for continuous heavy-duty applications.

All Jeamar winches are direct drive with no external chains, belts, or bull gears—completely automatic braking is standard. The whole range of Jeamar Winches are de- signed for high efficiency operation at lower operating costs.


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Kvaerner Eureka A/S is a leading supplier of all types of marine equip- ment, including a number of deck machinery and cargo-handling prod- ucts.

For example, Kvaerner has engi- neered a series of hatch cover arrangements to meet all require- ments for weatherdeck and tweendeck use.

For dry bulk cargoes, Kvaerner offers the cargo scooper, a versatile self-unloading and trimming sys- tem well-suited for efficient discharge in a wide range of ships.

Discharge rates of up to 600 tons per hour from each hold simultaneously are possible, and lump sizes up to 100 mm can be handled.

Kvaerner Eureka is also a leader in the design and manufacture of ramps, doors, lifts and other types of cargo access equipment for the Roll-

On/Roll-Off market.

In addition, Kvaerner also offers a wide range of gas-tight and water- tight doors.

International shipowners in- volved in the transport offorest prod- ucts, containers, and heavy rolling equipment, with vessels under con- struction in Europe, Japan and

Korea, have installed many of these sophisticated Kvaerner Eureka systems.


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Orders from around the world have been placed with Austrian manufacturer Liebherr-Werk Nen-

Celebrating A Century Of Service.

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of a com- pany founded in 1892 by Thomas Crowley. Having saved $80 from his $5-per-week wages, he bought an 18-foot Whitehall rowboat to ferry passengers and cargo in the San Francisco Bay. So began one of the great American success stories. Thomas Crowley built this company with an unwavering philosophy of service to the customer. This vision has endured throughout a century of change.

Under a second generation of leader- ship, Crowley Maritime Corporation has grown into one of the largest, most diversified maritime companies in the world. More than 5,000 Crowley employees provide extensive marine services, including scheduled ocean cargo transportation, specialized tug PENTENNIA] ^ 1 89 2 - 1 992 and barge contract transportation, ship assist, bunkering/lightering, stevedoring and terminal operations, heavy-lift and heavy-haul services, fuel storage and supply, oil industry support, commuter ferry and tour passenger services, marine salvage, international and domestic oil spill cleanup, trucking and all-terrain land transportation.

One hundred years later, this diverse American company maintains its commitment of meeting its customers' needs by innovative use of equipment, expertise and capabili- ties. Crowley's reputation for providing superior marine transportation and services around the world stems from a simple, time-honored promise: "Anything, anywhere, anytime... on water".

World Headquarters, 155 Grand Avenue, Oakland, California 94612

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