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2011-04-07 00:00:29

Ship owners need accurate scientific data to support intelligent decisions on coating systems and hull cleaning intervals. MACSEA now offers an independent hull monitoring service designed to save fuel and reduce emissions by detecting the early onset of hull fouling. Stonington, CT. (PRWEB) April 06, 2011 Ship owners, ship operators, and ship managers realize that hull fouling causes drag-related speed loss and increased fuel consumption when more power is delivered in order to maintain...

2010-04-14 17:02:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Le Boat, part of TUI Marine, the marine division of the Activity Sector of TUI Travel Plc, the world's largest vacation company, has signed an historic agreement with two formidable giants of the boating industry: the Beneteau Group, the world's number one sail boat builder and Seaway, the world's leading boat design and development company, based in Slovenia. The three companies are set to shake up the inland waterways boating industry with the...

2009-07-30 13:16:30

An innovative laser imaging technique, developed with funding from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), could cut more than 7,700 man hours from the manufacturing cycle of the VIRGINA-Class Submarine (VCS). Per submarine, the savings could reach $500K per hull, translating in a projected savings of $15.5M over a 31-hull construction program. Successfully piloted in June 2008, the laser image projection technology allows the Quonset Point, R.I., Electric Boat (EB) manufacturing facility to...

2009-07-29 10:44:00

HULL, Mass., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of Hull are a major step closer to having a real choice for their cable television services, thanks to a newly approved agreement authorizing Verizon to offer its FiOS TV service via the most advanced all-digital, fiber-optic network straight to customers' homes. The Hull Board of Selectmen on Tuesday (July 28) granted a cable franchise to Verizon, authorizing video choice for thousands of households here. The board's authorization brings to...

2007-06-21 12:00:30

LDH Energy Pipeline L.P. ("LDH Energy Pipeline") announced today that it has completed construction of a natural gas liquids pipeline from Hull, Texas, to the Mont Belvieu natural gas liquids hub. The pipeline construction and commissioning were completed late last week with initial product deliveries beginning today. Joe Rothbauer, vice president of midstream operations for LDH Energy Pipeline, said: "The pipeline extension will provide incremental natural gas liquid capacity for...


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Vase Tunicate, Ciona intestinalis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Vase Tunicate (Ciona intestinalis) is a species of sea squirt widely distributed in Northern European waters. It has also spread to other parts of the world, where it is considered invasive. It grows in dense aggregations on any floating or submerged substrate, especially on artificial structures like pilings, aquaculture gear, floats and boat hulls. It is found in the lower intertidal and subtidal zones. Sea squirts have been long recognized as being possibly the closest invertebrate...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.