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  • The General Electric Company, Simulation and Control Systems Department, Daytona Beach, Fla., has been awarded an $ll-million contract to furnish central control systems for four new Spanish Navy ships. The equipment provided under the contract will control the shipboard propulsion, electrical, auxiliary and damage control systems.

    The contract was awarded by Empresa Nacional Bazan De Construcciones Navales Militaries of El Ferrol, Spain. In a major effort to update its Naval forces, the Spanish Government has commissioned the El Ferrol Shipyard to build three guided missile frigates (FFG) and one aircraft carrier.

    The FFGs are similar to U.S.

    Navy FFGs which use General Electric Control Systems. The aircraft carrier, which is designed for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) and short take-off and landing (STOL) aircraft, is the first ship of its type to use the GE Control Systems.

    Commenting on the award, Dr.

    Charles E. Cheeseman, manager of General Electric's Digital Control Systems Business in Daytona Beach, said: "This award is the result of many months of work by our GE team with the Spanish Government and representatives of the El Ferrol Shipyard. Our experience and good program performance with similar systems for the U.S. Navy put us in a good position to win this contract.

    We will be working closely with the shipyard and will have people on site in Spain as delivery of the hardware starts in 1982." The central control systems will be produced at the Simulation and Control Systems Department in Daytona Beach. The department broke ground on January 18, 1980, for a new 65,000-square-foot; production facility. Current employment is now about 1,300. This contract has been anticipated by the department's current expansion plans and will not require additional employees to complete.

  • Valmet Automation a.s., Norway, has developed a computer-based, integrated bridge control system for medium- and slow-speed engines. Based on experience from the integrated automation system, Damatic Marine System, which comprises monitoring and control of main and auxiliary engines, the new bridge

  • to simulate the system in terms of failure modes and effects and to develop s p e c i f i c a t i o n s for advanced centralized steam propulsion control systems

  • system for the first of the U.S. Navy's new Arleigh Burke Class guided missile destroyer (DDG-51). Under this contract, GE's Simulation and Control Systems Department in Daytona Beach, Fla., will design and produce a control system for the first ship and a second set of controls to be installed

  • "Integrated Marine Control Systems" is the title of a new full-color, 12-page brochure from Bailey Controls of Wickliffe, Ohio, which presents control and instrumentation products, systems and support capabilities available to the maritime and offshore industries. The publication features the Bailey

  • The new tanker control system from Saab Marine Electronics has been ordered for the two 63,000- dwt product carriers under construction at the Uddevalla yard in Sweden for Wilh. Wilhelmsen of Oslo. Included in the Saab system are radar level-gauging in cargo tanks, electronic control of pumps

  • follows the tradition of naming Hatlapa’s steering gear products after Greek gods and goddesses, Hebe is the goddess of youth. “Hebe main steering control systems are designed for operation from nominal 24V DC or 110/230/440V AC power supplies and are suitable for virtually all SOLAS vessel types and high

  • Through cooperation with Marine Position AB, Uson Marine AB offers functionality from the Environmental Navigator for its new GPS Discharge Control system for food waste. Together, the systems provide control and monitoring of food waste discharge, stopping automatic discharge where not permitted and

  • Schrader Bellows of Akron, Ohio, is offering a free six-page, full-color brochure on Mariner Speed King® marine propulsion control systems and interchangeable components (with other control systems) which are precision-designed and engineered for virtually every vessel design. Under "Ordering

  • , operates at an average speed of 15 knots and burns approximately 16,600 gallons of fuel oil per day. Prior to installation of the combustion control systems, the air-to-fuel ratio in. the boilers' combustion processes were manually adjusted based on visual observation of flue gas and the use of a

  • engine applications. The "Retrofit/Modernize Your Steam And Gas Turbines" brochure points out the advantages of replacing older inefficient control systems with modern electronic control systems. Benefits such as: increased performance; increased reliability; increased flexibility; lowered operational

  • Tano Corporation of Metairie, La., has been awarded a contract to design and manufacture centralized control systems for two refrigerated containerships. The vessels are being built by Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point, Md., shipyard for Farrell Lines Incorporated. The Tano system for

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