Construction Vessels Loaded With Equipment

  • South Korea is the latest nation to land an order for the building of the ship type known as the pure car/ truck carrier (PC/TC). Daewoo Shipbuilding, one of Korea's newest and most versatile yards, has entered the growing car carrier building market with an order for construction of two 5,250-unit PC/TCs for Ugland, one of two Norwegian partners who constitute the Oslobased HUAL car-carrying consortium.

    A comprehensive shipset of cargo access equipment designed by Mac- Gregor-Navire (Kayaba) Ltd.— MGN's Tokyo-based, joint venture partner in Japan—will provide efficient vehicle access and transfer.

    The ships' internal layout, particularly with regard to the positioning of the many adjustable ramps, was the subject of exhaustive study. Designed to achieve the most efficient routing for wheeled cargo, the solutions were arrived at with computeraided design (CAD) assistance.

    In brief, MGN (Kayaba) will supply the following items of cargo access gear per ship: an angled stern ramp/door and side ramp/door; nine internal ramps and four internal ramp covers; four liftable car decks, each covering the complete cargo area; two mobile deck lifters; four shell doors, two for bunker and two for pilot access; and a main hydraulic pump station. Individual control stands/indicator panels will be provided for each separate equipment item.

    The hydraulically operated quarter stern ramp/door, articulated into three sections, will open to angle at 35.5 degrees to the ship's center line and be hinged to the ship at Deck 5. Designed to sustain a unit load of 150 tons, it doubles as a watertight door closing the stern opening.

    The hydraulically operated side ramp/door is in two sections including flap. Hinged at Deck 5 (but adjustable to give access to Deck 6), it is designed for a maximum load of 22 tons, or an axle load of 13.6 tons on four wheels.

    The nine hydraulically operated internal ramps are designed to stow horizontally, flush with the surrounding deck, and to sustain the same loading as the deck. Ramps stowing on Deck 7 close to form a gas/watertight seal, while those on Decks 3, 9, and 11 are gastight only.

    All equipment will be designed, built, and fitted to comply with the construction and safety standards required for classification by Det norske Veritas. In addition to onsite control, all equipment maneu- vering indications are duplicated in the wheelhouse.

    The fact that these ships are designed for cargo-carrying versatility is indicated by the four integral decks being capable of sustaining three, six, and in the case of Deck 5, 12 times the weight of the car; and also by two key items of MGN access equipment—the four liftable car decks and the 150-ton-capacity stern ramp. A further indication of preparedness for a carry-all role is the fact that HUAL is to deploy the ships on round-the-world routes when they are delivered in the first and second quarters of 1987.

    For additional information and free comprehensive brochures on MacGregor-Navire cargo access equipment Circle 55 on Reader Service Card

  • cranes are used in offshore drilling and production, petroleum loading docks, on jackup barges, workboats, and many special applications such as construction of bridges and nuclear power plants. Nautilus cranes are equipped to handle loads from 2 to 70 tons with features that include telescoping

  • The Navy's first and only platform specifically designed for offshore construction has been acquired by the Chesapeake Division of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (CHESNAVFACENGCOM) as part of its offshore construction equipment inventory. Designated the SEACON (an acronym for "sea constructio

  • of the Koehring group of operating units of AMCA International. AMCA International is a worldwide producer of a broad range of industrial products, construction equipment, engineering and construction services, and machine tools

  • (shown above) is 26 feet deep at its sides with a 3-foot 5-inch coaming above deck level. Over 2,000 short tons of steel were used in its construction. The open hopper is covered by eight roll-type structural fiberglass reinforced plastic covers especially built for the barge. These covers

  • . The addition of Kenmark's knowhow knowhow will enable TTS to offer an expanded line of major equipment needed by modern shipbuilding and offshore construction technology. For free literature on Kenmark Industries and Total Transportation Systems, Inc., Circle 44 on Reader Service Car

  • Nichols Boat Works of Hood River, Ore., the craft will be operated by its owner, Air Marine Company of Ward Cove, Alaska, to transport logging and construction equipment from site to site along the southern Alaskan coastline. Where docks are available, she can load from bow to stern. A raised pilothouse and

  • Comanche was designed and built to comply with current safety standards of the U.S. Coast Guard plus the American Bureau of Shipping standards for construction of o f f s h o r e drilling units. The rig consists of a platform measuring 157 feet by 120 feet supported by three 9-foot-diameter columns

  • sponsor, Mrs. Lea Alexander, wife of J.W. Alexander, president of Griffin & Alexander Drilling Company. The multimillion- dollar rig has been under construction for nearly 10 months and, upon delivery, will begin drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico for Mobil Oil Corporation. Sherman C. Perry,

  • Oil Company. During the commissioning, Houston Offshore president Jerry E. Chiles stated that his company had earlier signed a contract calling for construction of a duplicate of the Sabine II to be delivered in June 1981. That rig was designed by the Beaumont yard and will be built by Bethlehem's yard at

  • Dominion Bridge Co., Ltd., recently announced a major reorganization of the recently acquired Koehring Company. The move concentrates all of AMCA's construction equipment businesses under the Koehring name, making the company one of the largest crane manufacturers in North America. As part of the expansion

  • After a construction time of only 10 months, Krupp Ruhrorter Schiffswerft GmbH in Duisburg, Federal Republic of Germany, recently completed two harbor tugs destined for Conakry, the capital of Guinea. The tugs, ordered by the African country's Ministry of Transport, concluded extensive trials in

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  • MN Jul-19#58 PRODUCTS
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    PRODUCTS ABB’s Onboard Microgrid for Small Vessel Fuel Economy ABB’s compact DC-based power distribution system offers hybrid power ef? ciencies to smaller ves- sels. The new Onboard Microgrid is based on the ABB power distribu- Natural Gas Sensing Capability tion system Onboard DC Grid with

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    PRODUCTS FMC GlobalSat Broadband Access for Inland Cruise Vessel FMC GlobalSat’s reliable, secure, and cost-effective connectivity so- lutions for maritime customers has been chosen to provide its 4G/LT- SAT (Long-term Satellite) connec- tivity solution aboard all four Amer- Dometic’s Titanium VARCX

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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Cashman Equipment Corporation Connie Award Chi Stolzman King Crow Shea Hastings Lytle degree in Maritime Administration leadership roles managing operations, TVIB Welcomes New from Texas A&M Galveston. Hastings budgets and rail lines during times of Staff Member The TVIB has

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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Crowley OMSA Danfoss Welch Remont ZachariaGoldenberg Abisch Fuhrmann Sheff Nichols Wells Menzer OMSA announced the hire of Chad commercial and government new con- Crowley Announces Fuhrmann as Director of Regula- struction programs for the Company. Leadership Additions

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    reaching a top speed of 28 knots. The fully-classed CTV vessel, carrying 20 passengers, plus 4 crew, will be delivered early next year and is under construction, with the second earmarked for 2020. The endangered North Atlantic right whales have been a key driver in the design of this vessel, BMT will

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    Towboat for FMT Eastern Shipbuilding Group announced the delivery of the M/V Brian Boudreaux on May 20, 2019. The Inland Towboat is the ? rst new construction USCG Sub-M tow- boat for Florida Marine Transporters. It was in early 2018, when Florida Marine Transporters, LLC signed four more additional

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    ech file T Thrustmaster Invests in the Future For over 35 years, Houston-based Thrustmaster of Texas quired, the headache of urea after treatment, and the cost has been a manufacturer of thrusters and waterjets. Over increase for tier 4 engines. Alternatively, Thrustmaster’s time, their business plan

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    Credit: AdobeStock_Ian Dyball for the companies that develop the nation’s valuable offshore tail about the development timeline of an offshore wind proj- energy resources in an environmentally responsible manner. ect, detailing the usual timing and needs of these projects. Similarly, the Offshore Marine

  • MN Jul-19#46 COLUMN OP/ED
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    COLUMN OP/ED Stronger Together NOIA, OMSA Partner to Advance U.S. Vessel Opportunities in the Emerging Offshore Wind Sector. By Timothy Charters and Aaron Smith In 1941, geologist opened for offshore energy production in 1966, the ? rst Orval Lester Brace work was conducted by many of the men,

  • MN Jul-19#45 FIRE SAFETY
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    FIRE SAFETY (*) all images courtesy Ramtech of our WES Hotspot, a new technology that monitors to operate and isolate the supply (via a current imbalance) electrical installations and equipment, alerting nominated ignition would have already occurred. personnel on-board to the risk of an electrical ? re

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    FIRE SAFETY All Aboard with Fire Safety The latest technology can detect the risk of an on board electrical ? re – before it ignites. It’s not too late to incorporate this feature into your next workboat design. By John Newbury ire on board always poses a risk to life, although cer- Chapter II, the FSS

  • MN Jul-19#43 SAFETY & TRAINING
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    SAFETY & TRAINING “We now video the simulation to pull and review as we make our full re- port. We custom- ize the program. Delgado operates the simulator and FMT does all class- room instruction. Once in the steer- man program, we roll them through the simulator to see how advanced they are.

  • MN Jul-19#42 SAFETY & TRAINING
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    SAFETY & TRAINING “We have a true part- nership with FMT,” said Schwab, who added, “We (Delgado) used an FMT facility after Ka- trina to continue to train FMT and other mari- time companies while rebuilding our site that was destroyed. We customize training for FMT with Subchapter M. We work with

  • MN Jul-19#41 SAFETY & TRAINING
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    SAFETY & TRAINING pushes two chemical barges. “It gives you a chance without learning the hard way if you’re not ready for it. I can’t rave enough about Capt. Shelden and Capt. Jerry. Just racking their brains was bene? cial. They make it enjoyable to go to class on your time off.” LESSONS LEARNED:

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    SAFETY & TRAINING MARITIME MARITIME SIMULATION SIMULATION AND TRAINING: AND TRAINING: A PARTNERSHIP THAT PAYS OFF It is truly no accident that Delgado Maritime & Industrial Training Center and Florida Marine Transport collaborate so closely. By Lisa Overing ero incidents, zero injuries and eliminatin

  • MN Jul-19#39 REGULATORY REVIEW
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    REGULATORY REVIEW boundaries.” Regarding process, GLC thinks that solving lent cooperation and communication” between the two agen- ballast water issues will require a “more nuanced dialogue” cies. As an example, she cited the recent EPA/Coast Guard than exists within standard public comment processes, e.

  • MN Jul-19#38 REGULATORY REVIEW
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    REGULATORY REVIEW “Ballast water is a policy that has in many ways eluded the Basin for decades and one that is worth getting right. The Commission strongly urges the US and Canada to ? nd a way to work together with the Great Lakes Basin community to develop smart, durable and consensus-based

  • MN Jul-19#37 ment on future program development.
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    ment on future program development. Captain Sean T. Brady is the Chief of the Coast Guard’s Of? ce of Operating and Environmental Standards (OES). Brady’s of? ce is responsible for developing the maritime regulatory standards required by international treaties and U.S. statutes, regulations, and policy.

  • MN Jul-19#36 REGULATORY REVIEW
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    REGULATORY REVIEW covered by the VGP, and maybe more (although much of placid and predictable stream. That won’t be easy. this report is focused on ballast water). And, while the typ- VIDA is not just about ballast water, but ballast water ical workboat in U.S. waters isn’t impacted by ballast water does

  • MN Jul-19#34 PROPULSION
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    PROPULSION “Our target market is engines that are out of the OEM warranty period.” – Pat Roach, Interstate-McBee’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 90+ countries. Hence, a key part of the Interstate-McBee OEM’s do it themselves. That said, Roach insists, price is promise involves distribution

  • MN Jul-19#32 PROPULSION
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    PROPULSION U.S. Vessels: a cornucopia of engine rehab possibilities … TYPE / AGE TOTALS <= 5 6-1011-1516-2021-25>25 TOTALS 42,542 6,8817,0654,2016,740 4,24313,353 Self-Propelled 9,410 837 925 652 814 4465,740 Dry Cargo 832 48 60 104 93 67 460 Tanker 79 21 22 14 7 3 12 Pushboat 3,382 421 353 169 196 1062