Norwegian Maritime Equipment AS has developed a new, complete program of lifeboats and rescueboats. The program is currently introduced to the market under the brand name NorMar, and embraces a full scope of enclosed lifeboats, free-fall lifeboats, semi-enclosed lifeboats and rescueboats.
Fusion Polycraft offers the FRC 1; a RIB comprised entirely of heavy-duty polyethylene or GRP, and touted as indestructible. The RIB's hull, sponson and seating are all made from polyethylene — with the hull fabricated from 12 mm thick PE80 sheeting.
For the past several years, John G. Alden of Florida has been increasing its sales activity in the offshore tug and barge market. The increases have been primarily due to the knowledge and efforts of David Parrot, a 14- year veteran of the Alden organization.
Havila is set to retrofit its supply vessel Havila Tampen with a pair of Ulstein Aquamaster Azipull azimuth thrusters for main propulsion, replacing conventional azimuth thrusters. The Azipull azimuth thruster from Rolls- Royce uses a pulling propeller ahead