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Autronica offers a fire safety manage- ment system that comprises a new fire detection system combined with a color graphic indication and control system.

Linked together, the systems are able to detect all types of fires, indicated the status of the fire situation and moni- tor/control all actions to be taken. The company, a division of Navia Maritime, has a well-regarded position among cruise operators in the world, a reputa- tion validated by five recent orders, including ships for Trasmeditterranea,

Carnival, Strintzis lines, Anek Line and

Royal Caribbean.

AutroSafe is the name of the new fire detection system to be installed on all of the new vessels, and is believed to be the only distributed, interactive fire detec- tion system with self verifying detec- tors. AutroMaster 5000 is the graphic

Loddesol New

President Of NSA

The Norwegian Shipowners' Associ- ation unanimously elected Leif Teije

Loddesol, Wilh. Wilhelmsen in Oslo, as president for two year period. Johan

G. Hvide from Seatrans in Bergen was elected vice president. Other members of the new board include: Teije J.K.

Andersen, managing director, Farstad

Shipping ASA; Kjell G. Bjerke, man- aging director, Transocean; Einar

Fredvik, managing director Ras- mussen Maritime Services; Per

Haram, managing director, Simon

Mokster; Tom Erik Klaveness, shipowner, Torvald Klaveness & Co.;

Trygve Seglem, managing director,

Knutsen OAS Shipping; Endre Ording

Sund, managing director, Anders Wil- helmsen & Co.; and Nils Aardal, director, Jo Tankers.

Daleside Shipping's

Rustibus Pipe promis- es to make exterior pipe maintenance onboard ships and rigs a simple, cost effective process. indication and control system, and is a

UNIX (or LINUX) based system, which provides a complete GA plan in one scrollable picture with a very high reso- lution.

Daleside Shipping Services, which has had great success with its Rustibus rust removal system for plain surfaces, has recently introduced its new concept for rust removal on pipe lines. The new system Rustibus Pipe, is a mechanical machine designed for de-scaling and

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