Proform Announces New SFRP Corrugated Lift-Off Barge Covers

Rodney P. Burwell, president of Proform, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn., has announced the recent initial production of the firm's newly designed SFRP® (Structural Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic) Corrugated Lift-Off Barge Covers. As with the earlier covers, according to Mr.


ASNE Southern New England Section Discusses Southeastern Connecticut's Stake In The Development Of Offshore Resources

The Southern New England Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers, Groton, Conn., held its fall meeting at the Coast Guard Academy. The technical session of the meeting was a distinguished panel convened to discuss the topic "Southeastern

Joint S N A M E / C I M E Meeting Hears Paper On Operations Of Gas Turbine Destroyers

At a recent meeting in Ottawa, Capt. G.L. Edwards presented a review of his experience in command of HMCS Algonquin, one of the four DDH-280-class gas turbine helicopter carrying destroyers which were commissioned in 1972-73. Some 60 members of

FBM Babcock To Build Training Vessels

FBM Babcock Marine has been awarded an order for six 86-ft. (26.2-m) aircrew training vessels by SMIT International (Scotland) Ltd. The order follows the U.K. MOD award of a contract following competition under the Public Private Partnership Program

Zodiac: From Flying Machines to RIBs

Zodiac has a unique history rooted in inflatable airships, dating to 1879 when a Frenchman made a maiden balloon flight that changed the course of his life forever. Maurice Mallet in 1896 founded the company that later became Zodiac. Today, Zodiac

MACC 2004: Multi-Agency Craft Conference set for June 15-17

One of the more unique conferences — the Multi Agency Combat Craft (MACC 2004) — is set to take place again this month. MACC provides a forum for open exchange and discussion about boat and craft between Government agencies and the maritime community.