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  • The Energy Freedom coal barge was christened by officials of New England Electric System during ceremonies at Bay Shipbuilding Corp. in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

    The Energy Freedom is a deepnotch tug barge built by Bay Shipbuilding Corp. to carry domestic coal from ports along the Eastern Seaboard to New England Electric's generating stations in southern New England.

    The barge will be owned and operated by Universal American Shipping Corporation of Greenwich, Conn.

    "We chose the name Energy Freedom for this barge because it represents New England Electric's continuing goal to reduce dependence on foreign oil. Our corporate plan, NEESPLAN, is reducing our oil reliances from 79 percent in 1979 to less than 30 percent by the end of this l i k a M k M i year, and to less than 10 percent foreign oil in our mix by 1985.

    The Energy Freedom will contribute to this goal and is a vital link in our plan for independence, "said Guy W. Nichols, chairman of New England Electric.

    New England Electric has chartered the barge from Universal American Shipping Corporation to carry coal from the ports of Hampton Roads, Baltimore and Philadelphia to its Brayton Point Station in Somerset, Mass., and Salem Harbor Station in Salem, Mass.

    "The barge will make its first coal delivery to our plants in New England in e a r l y September.

    Every eight days thereafter, it will deliver 34,000 net tons of coal to our generating stations.

    In its first year of service, the coal it will carry will displace five million barrels of oil which will save our customers an esti- mated $50 million on their electric bills," Mr. Nichols reported.

    The Brayton Point generating station is currently undergoing a $180-million conversion from oil burning to coal burning. Two of the generating units at the plant already are burning coal and a third unit will be converted to coal burning by the end of 1981.

    When fully converted, coal burning at the station will save 12 million barrels of oil per year and approximately $169 million for the customers of New England Electric's retail companies.

    New E n g l a n d Electric also plans to convert three generating units from oil burning to coal burning at its Salem Harbor Station.

    When the conversion is complete by 1985, it is expected to save $54 million in fuel costs for customers and three million barrels of oil per year.

    Together, the two plants will burn 3.7 million tons of coal per year.

    Mr. Nichols praised the cooperation of the builder of the barge, Bay Shipbuilding Corp., a s u b s i d i a r y of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., for the speed and the quality of their construction efforts. Bay S h i p b u i l d i n g designed, engineered and built the Energy Freedom in the record time of nine months from date of contract commitment. The Energy Freedom is the third of five ocean carriers recently contracted to be built by Bay Shipbuilding Corp. for various customers.

    The barge has an overall length of 550 feet, beam of 78 feet, a total hold capacity of 1.5 million cubic feet, and a summer deadweight of 33,700 tons. The 7,200 brake horsepower tug Gulf Majesty will push the barge from a 60-foot stern notch at an estimated speed fully loaded of 10.4 knots.

  • New England Electric System of Westboro, Mass., has announced plans for the construction of a 655-foot coal-carrying ship at General Dynamics' Quincy Shipbuilding Division. The $60-million vessel is the first of its type to be built in the United States in more than 25 years. The coal carrier will go

  • . Faculty Club, in Cambridge, Mass. at which the speaker was Comdr. Edward A. Chazal Jr., USCG. He presented a paper "Maritime Opportunities for the New England Utility Coal Trade." Commander Chazal, a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, also holds graduate degrees from the University of Michigan

  • The recent meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, New England section, held at the New England Aquarium, Central Wharf, Boston, Mass., featured the presentation of a technical paper entitled "Marine Installation and Operating Requirements for Continuous Electric Liquid-Level

  • The joint fall meeting of the New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Southern New England Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers featured a presentation by Rear Adm. John Beecher, USN, on "USN Battleship Reactivation Program," following

  • the Navy and private industries to improve techniques for overhauling and repairing naval and commercial ships. He also is vice president of the New England Ship Repair Yard Association, dedicated to bringing more ship repair projects to the New England area. In his newly elected post with the Shipbuilde

  • l manager of EPSCO's new Gulf Coast office in New Orleans, La. In his new position, Mr. Strater will be responsible for all sales activities in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Great Lakes region. EPSCO's commercial marine products include Loran-C receivers, track plotter, medium and heavy-duty radar

  • The appointment of Vernon A. Olson as sales representative for New England Trawler Equipment Company (NETECO) of Chelsea, Mass., has been announced by W.W. Symonds, president. New England Trawler Equipment Company, now in its 51st year, designs and manufactures marine deck and auxiliary machinery

  • A call for papers has been issued by the Northern New England Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) for technical papers concerning the "DDG-51 Class: A Surface Combatant for the 21st Century; from Design to Construction, the Evolutionary Process." The papers selected by the

  • Moran Kurz Shipping Agencies, Inc., based in the World Trade Center in New York City, will be formed by Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc. of New England, and the Kurz interests of Philadelphia, Pa. The Kurz interests are owners of Kurz New York Agency, Inc., and Keystone Shipping Company. Moran

  • At a recent joint dinner meeting of the New England Section of the Marine Technology Society (MTS), and the Northern New England Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE), Prof. Eugene Allmendinger spoke on "Submersibles, Past, Present and Future," at the New England Center at the

  • On December 7, 1973, one hundred and five members and guests of the New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Boston Section of the American Welding Society heard Dr. Koichi Masubuchi, professor of ocean engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technolog

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    their next level of product offering called Rose Point ECS Fleet Services. ECS Fleet Services is an optional add-on to Rose Point ECS Update Services. The new set of features that ECS Fleet Services includes Real Time Vessel Tracking, ECS Update Service Vessel Group Management, Direct Vessel Messaging, Remote

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    V VESSELS and the 18th built as part of the teaming USS Delaware (BB 28), which was de- 2013. The submarine was christened by VLCC with New SOx agreement with General Dynamics Elec- livered by Newport News in 1910. Jill Biden, the former Second Lady of Scrubber Delivered tric Boat. More than 10

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    Monitoring AMETEK Land, a provider of combus- tion ef? ciency and environmental pollutant emissions monitoring instrumentation, has launched two new continuous emission mon- itoring systems (PM-CEMS) to provide accu- rate and reliable measurement of particulate matter from industrial combustion

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    generated by wind power. solution. ‘eTug’ Powered by Battery, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tokyo Kisen Co., Ltd. and e5 Lab Inc. have jointly developed the new concept design of “e5 Tug,” electric propulsion harbor tugboat e5 tug main particulars powered by large-capacity battery and a hydrogen fuel cell. Type: The

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    next 30 years, January will her- exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), to be an issue in the short and medium from Toyota Prius drivers. Launched ald the new global 0.5% sulfur cap. also known as ‘scrubbers’. While this term, because there are 700 established over 10 years ago as the world’s ? rst This

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    and their crews avoidable, and it’s the future.” While it is con? dence in her colleagues throughout ness development side, helping to ensure as to the new technology that is being still a fairly limited and exclusive num- the industry to adjust. “The insurance in- that her organization grows in step with

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    CLAIMS EXECUTIVE & COUNSEL, AMERICAN P&I CLUB SCI Mountain Challenge teammates (L to R): Boriana Farrar, Jeanne Grasso and Blythe Daly from WISTA USA. New Jersey chapter for ? ve years.” The more things change … While the progress has been steady, she still While this is a transcendent period in maritime

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    an idea of pric- fractional element that shipping cur- times in line with live conditions or cess the data they require in more reli- ing implications of new fuels. rently contributes to the end price of terminal congestion. This will change able ways, sometime without the need And this is where I believe

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    or XXL monopiles in deep (35 meters plus) water. The project partners also say the design is scalable would be “a readily available means” to install new 12MW turbines. Room for improvement The ? rst offshore wind project was built in 1991, at Vindby, Denmark (and is now decommissioned) and there’s

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    The slip joint connection was designed has designed and installed a 5MW pro- tank arrangement to enhance the proba- during its boom in 2013) installed a new under the Slip Joint Offshore Research totype Elisa self-installing telescopic bilistic damage stability; both to enable design wind turbine concept

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    vessels in the market will be hook heights for nacelles and variable deck load, to carry heavier and larger components, and deck space. This means new cranes and leg extensions etc. and it is likely that these necessary upgrades will have a nega- tive effect on how fast these vessels can install.” Having

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    +10MW will become a challenge for all they need to be lifted 130-140 meters up Indeed, some developers have already ping Heavy Industry in China. The new- installation vessels currently available in to the air, so hoist distance is an issue. been seeking consent to use 20MW tur- build, due to be delivered

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    turbine, with a 193-meter-diameter rotor, at the Danish Document liner condition in 15 minutes only with the ® National test center for large wind tur- new Liner Condition Camera (LCC) from Chris-Marine . bines in Oesterild, Denmark. The ? rm No need to remove cylinder cover or exhaust valve housing

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    In Europe, there is more than 18 giga- are the biggest markets, with France now Indeed, the ? rst zero subsidy bids were turbine manufacturers unveiling new, watts (GW) of installed offshore wind also moving in, with plans to start feed- made for offshore wind parks in 2017, larger systems faster. “12-