The M/V Elizabeth D., a new 2,000-bhp towboat, was christened recently by Dravo Corporation in Pittsburgh. The new towboat was built by Dravo Steel- Ship, a Dravo subsidiary located in Pine Bluff, Ark.
Named after Mrs. Elizabeth Dickey, the wife of Robert Dickey I I I , Dravo's chairman and president, the new vessel will be operated by the Pittsburgh Region of Dravo's Aggregates Division, a major supplier of construction aggregate in the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia area of the Ohio and Monongahela Rivers.
The Elizabeth D. measures 93 feet 9 inches long by 27 feet 2 inches wide and is 32 feet high at its highest point. It is powered by two Caterpillar D-399 diesel engines and has two Caterpillar 3304 85-kw generators.
Extensive monitoring equipment has been included in the pilothouse for all the basic functions in the engine room. The pilothouse also contains stop/start controls for the engine and the deck winches.
The engine room has blanket fire protection, including automatic closing of the doors to the generator room and automatic shut off of the ventilating fans in the event of fire.
The first deck of the Elizabeth D. has two rooms, each accommodating two crew members, the galley and dining area and the engine room. The second deck contains rooms for the captain, pilot, cook, and also one guest room.
Stanley Lysieki, from Crafton, Pa., is the senior captain of the Elizabeth D., with Arch Cowan of McMurray, Pa., serving as his relief. Calvin Roush, Apollo, Pa., and Jim Hickey, Paducah, Ky., alternate onboard as pilots.
The remainder of the crew consists of a cook and four deckhands.
U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Administrator Stanford E. Parris announced that the maximum vessel length to transit the St. Lawrence Seaway and its 15 locks has been increased from 730 (222.5 m) to 740 ft.(225.5m)—the first vessel length increase in the waterway's 35-year history.
During the recent annual convention of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. (AWO), in Washington, D.C., Berdon Lawrence was elected unanimously as chairman of the board for 1986. Mr. Lawrence, president of Hollywood Marine, Inc., Houston, Texas, served as AWO vice chairman last year. Mr. Lawrence
of Avondale Industries, Inc., were recently christened in ceremonies on the Ohio River at Paducah, Ky. The 168-foot-long boats were named the M/V Elizabeth Dewey, operated by Western Kentucky Navigation, Inc., and M/V Cindy Celeste, operated by B&H Towing, Inc. Both Paducah companies have long-term opera
A chip off the old block makes aeronautics his claim to fame The U.S. Navy, and the aeronautic field in general, has benefited enormously from the genius of more than one Sperry. Lawrence Burst Sperry, the second son and third child of gyrocompass inventor Elmer A. Sperry was a pioneer in instrumental
American Standard Heat Exchanger Repair (ASHER), has made available a brochure on the company's new facility in Elizabeth, N.J., which has complete capability to repair or rebundle, retube or replace parts. Titled "We Get Your Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers Back Into Action," the publication discusses
The Elizabeth River Project recently recognized NORSHIPCO as a top River Star for environmental contributions to improve the health of the Elizabeth The Ehz- abeth River Project granted River Star recognition to local businesses for their environmental achievements in creating and preserving more
In November 1976, Jurong Shipyard Limited of the Republic of Singapore signed a major conversion contract, valued at $4.5 million, with Nipigon Transport Ltd. of Canada for jumboizing a bulk carrier, the M/V Lake Nipigon, from 22,000 dwt to 25,000 dwt for Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River service.
James D. Palmer, executive vice president of J.J. Henry Company, has announced the elections of Robert B. McFadden to vice president-production, John H. Klose to vice president-project management, and T.K. Lawrence to assistant vice president-Hampton Roads Operation. Mr. McFadden and Mr. Klose are
Heat Transfer Division, headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y., recently announced the opening of a full-capability, regional repair facility in Elizabeth, N.J. The announcement was made by Peter D. Roome, vice president and general manager of the Division. The new heat exchanger repair plant
efficiency and operation ease. While on sea trials, the Ponce reached a speed of 25 knots. The Ponce's first destination after conversion was Port Elizabeth, N.J. The ship will be making scheduled trips between Elizabeth and San Juan, Puerto Rico. One of 10 RO/RO ships built by Sun Ship, the Ponce
custom outfitting for vessels of any size, in any service. For additional i n f o r m a t i o n , write Electro-Nav, 1201 Corbin Street, Elizabeth Marine Terminal, Elizabeth, N.J. 07201
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scrubber fuid. most effective environmental compliance solution. Marine fuel oil typically has a 0.1% to 0.15% ash content after Chief Scientist Dr. Elizabeth Lindstad, SINTEFF noted in a re- complete combustion, and incomplete combustion adds carbon port published in June that from well-to-wake the continued
and • “Green Manufacturing” plan, a net-zero emissions no later than 2050.” 10-year, $1.5 trillion investment in American-made energy products. Elizabeth Warren • A goal to generate 10% of US Opening statement: electricity from renewable sources off- “The science is clear. The world’s shore or on
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OFFSHORE WIND territory. It appears there are no vessels in the U.S. ship- er’s VP of Operations. He was asked about plans for vessels yard construction queue, either. and equipment. Ideas include bringing in a heavy lift vessel There are vessels available on the world market, but the through the St.
construction site in Botany Building, we are thrilled with the high quality of the four Bay in Sydney, Australia where a new bulk liquid terminal Elizabeth Anne Class tugboats that are now hard-working is being built to accommodate tankers,” said Ron Mason, members of the Vane ? eet,” Hughes said
The Elizabeth Anne also has Reintjes marine gears supplied by Karl Senner, LLC, Kenner, LA. Two John Deere PowerTech 4045, 99 kW generators deliver service power to the boat, while a third John Deere 4045, teamed with an Allison transmission, drives the chain-driven Intercon DD200 towing winch.
SHIPBUILDING & REPAIR “The 4,200 horsepower Elizabeth Anne Class tugboat is the ultimate workhorse, bringing exceptional power and performance to Vane’s growing ? eet. We are thrilled with the results coming out of St. Johns Ship Building, and we know that our crews appreciate the comfort, safety and
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PRODUCTS IMO Tier III Nod for Compact MAN 175D SCR MAN Energy Solutions’ compact MAN 175D SCR system has been awarded IMO Tier III certifca- tion by all IACS groups. The SCR system was released for production in October 2018, and won its frst HEVIMA Hybrid Propulsion order in January 2019. With an
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Foti Kirby acquires Cenac assets Greg Beers, BHGI Middlebrook Sydney, Australia to be their exclu- substantial increase in the number tomary closing conditions, including sive North American vessel design of Vigor employees who will be liv- regulatory approvals under the Hart- represe
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OFFSHORE WIND “… in Edgartown, MA, on Martha’s Vineyard, the Edgartown Conservation Commission voted to deny Vineyard Wind the right to bury its transmission cables beneath Muskeget Channel, running through Nantucket Sound. This unexpected “no” vote sent some dif? cult messages. Among many state
BREAKBULK SHIPPING MARKET DRIVERS: SIZE MATTERS Great Volumes, Great Lakes Because breakbulk cargo is industrial (rather than consum- er driven), there is a relationship element which centers on The breadth of breakbulk cargoes, and the interaction with careful scheduling and consideration of shoreside
BREAKBULK SHIPPING CREDIT: Wagenborg lantic has several months of downtime in the winter, creating The port of Houston is also major breakbulk gateway with a problem for cargo interests striving for year-round consis- products tied to the oil industry (and burgeoning activity in the tency. Gutheil
BREAKBULK SHIPPING While momentum on this service continues to build, the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway system continue to be a vastly underutilized alternative for cargo owners and freight forwarders that seek a more ef? cient connection to global markets. This is mainly due to governmental
Photo: The Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection A ‘Bird’s Eye’ view of the Ritz Carlton cruise ship as it will look when delivered later this year. To the right, a starboard view of the ship under construction. Photos: The Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection real access to the sea. “The loft suites are itinerarie
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Insignts Government Update They started installing shore-based receivers to monitor AIS the location. By combining AIS data with other information, transmissions from approaching ships, out to a point just such as photos from surveillance aircraft or satellites, correla- beyond the horizon. Those