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Solar Solve

Solar Solve Marine is an award winning company based in South Shields at the mouth of the river

Tyne, an area with strong

I maritime traditions in the north east of England. We are a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of high performance rollers sunscreens for the mar- itime industry. Visit our website to find out more...

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For more than 30 years the STRAUB pipe joint has been internationally regarded as one of the best innovations in pipejoining technology thanks to its ingenious design. Intensive research and develop- ment combined with specialist knowledge and a high degree of technical know-how produced a unique pipe joining system. It can be fitted simply and quickly while still offering great security. For more information visit...

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NoFire is a nontoxic, waterbase intumescent coating that can be applied to a wide range of materials using brush, roller or spray, similar in application to ordinary paint. It can also be applied by most mechanical coating processes. The required coating thickness depends on the substrate, severity of the heat exposure and level of pro- tection desired. For more information visit ...

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Chemetron Fire


Chemetron Fire Sys- tems protects facilities worldwide, safeguarding computer systems, labo- ratories, chemical stor- age areas, museums, telecommunications equipment, power facilities, manufacturing sites, record storage rooms and more.

Chemetrom is your single source solution for special hazard fire suppression technology with worldwide distribution, expert engineering and technical support. Web: Circle No. 117

VOITH Voith Schiffstechnik

By continuous and spe- cific further develop- ment the VSP has become a proven propulsion system worldwide for special ships where the highest maneuvrability, safety and reliability are imperative. With the help of iuTK

MMMiMMlta systematic research we determine the propul,sion-and ship-concepts of the future.

Tel:49/7321-37-65-95 Fax: 49/7321-37-7105 or visit

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HoldTight Solutions

HoldTight Solutions, ! develops, makes, sells, and services surface preparation solutions (additives that solve problems) for the coat- ings industry worldwide — for wet abrasive and water blasting and after dry blasting. For

HoldTight 102 prices and/or MSDS (Material

Safety Data Sheet) visit our website at Circle No. 119

Thordon Bearings

Thordon Bearings, a pioneer in the develop- ment of pollution free bearing designs offer a choice of sealed or open, water lubricated pro- peller shaft bearing sys- tems. The Thor-Lube sealed stem tube system combines proven XL bearings with Thor Lube, a water soluble, non- polluting lubricant. Thordon's open water lubricated system choices are COMPAC, XL and composite; each offering specific advan- tages in different water environments.

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Albacore Research

ARL develops ShipCon- structor, an integrated suite of ship production software, consisting of the four modules Ship-

CAM, CAD-Link, NC-

Pyros, and ShipReport.

ShipConstructor utilizes

AutoCAD and Microsoft Access, which drasti- cally reduces training requirements, for creat- ing a complete 3D product model, minimizing re-work, improving product quality and there- fore helping to save money, because the job is done right the first time. Circle No. 121

E.H. O'Neill Co.

A-60 Decking light- weight non-com- bustible, insulating approved by Lloyds

Register, DNV, Ger- manischer Lloyd, U.S. & Canadian Coast


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AqvaMist Aquamist Fire


The Grinnell Aquamist

Marine System is a low- pressure automatic wet "-*«-• P'Pe system that can . . . _ penetrate fires, absorb heat, strip room smoke, cool room gases, etc.

Grinnell designs, engineers, manufactures, install, inspect and service fire alarm detection equipment, sprinklers and special hazards equipment. Visit their website: Circle No. 124


Custom Yachts

ACY manufactures a variety of molded fiber- glass products from fire- hose and firesuit boxes to port hole casings and personal effects trays, all available in both stan- dard and custom sizes. Looking for something new? If we can build the mold, we'll make it.

Call (561) 221-9100. American Custom

Yachts, 6800 S.W. Jack James Drive, Stuart, FL 34997.

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Enercon Engineering has served the needs of the power generation industry since 1975.

They are a listed B1 manufacturer for engine generator controls and switch gear under UL 891 and UL 1558. System designs are available for 50/60 HZ applications up to 15 kV. Also available are engine generator assembly, pack- aging and testing services.

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Kiene Diesel


Kiene Diesel Acces- sories manufactures a complete line of

Cylinder Pressure

Indicators for mea-


Seabulk Systems

Seabulk Systems of

Canada has developed unique bulk materials handling systems for the marine industry. Three

Panamax self-unloaders built in China use Seab- ulk-patented controlled flow gates; a prototype semisubmersible transhipper is a Seabulk- patented invention that is transshipping coal.

Circle No. 123 suring diesel engine firing pressures, along with indicator valves and accessories for most of the diesel engines manufactured. Kiene can pro- vide solutions for obsolete or discontinued products.

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CSD Sealing Systems

BEELE Engineering and

CSD International have been involved with fire, water and gas tight sealing for 25 years. They have developed and tested prod- ucts proven to provide the utmost in sealing protection.

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Parametric Technology

Corp. (PTC)

PTC, one of the world's largest independent software companies and headquar- tered in Waltham, Mass.,

USA PTC, develops, mar- kets, implements and supports collaborative product commerce (CPC) solutions that help manufacturing companies shape innovation and achieve sustainable competitive advantage in the Internet age. PTC can be reached at 781-398-5000 or via the Web at

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Machine Support

Our work is not limited to onboard activities, however. We offer valu- able all-round engineer- ing service, and can obtain on your behalf the necessary certification from classification soci- eties. The term "SUP-

PORT" in our name represents more than just mounting of machinery, www.machinesup- No. 130


The Bathroom Door

Spring Hinge is highly durable, modern design spring hinge for marine environments. Sprung to open inward or out- ward with adjustable tension, the hinge is made of a stainless steel tamper-proof mecha- nism, and is available in satin chrome finish or polished brass. Circle No. 131


Rolls-Royce has brought together the world's leading names in marine technolo- gy to provide innovative solutions to customers around the globe. Our enhanced capability now incorporates renowned names including: Bird-Johnson, Brown Broth- ers, Kamewa, Rauma Brattvaag and Ulstein.

Whatever and wherever your needs, Rolls-

Royce is the major new force in marine solu- tions.

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Plastic Pilings

PI cti/* Plastic Pilings, Inc. r i a a 11 (PPI) is the world.s lead_ ing pioneer in the design and development of composite recycled plas- tic and steel pipe core or fiberglass core piling and marine camels. PPI's innovative and patented manufacturing process guarantees permanent adhesion of the plastic material to the structural core in all types of marine/indus- trial applications. Circle No. 133


NLB Corp.'s latest brochure demonstrates high-pressure and ultra-high pressure water jetting for marine sur- face preparation applica- tions. NLB's new

HydroPrepTM quickly removes coatings, rust and other tough adher- ents from hulls. NLB Corp., 877-NLB-7990 or

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