The recent acquisition of Alco Power Inc. of Auburn, N.Y., by Bombardier Inc., a diversified Canadian manufacturer of transportation, recreational and industrial products, will enhance ALCO's position as a well respected diesel engine manufacturer,
P.K. Wennberg, president of Propulsion Systems, Inc., has announced the appointment of John M. Phinney as manager of engineering. PSI, based in Kent, Wash., o f f e r s PSI/Liaaen Controllable Pitch Propellers and Thrusters, PSI/Frydenbo Rotary Vane Steering Gear,
The Westinghouse Marine Division, Sunnyvale, Calif., and New Sulzer Diesel Ltd., the latter a leading designer of diesel engines, have r e a c h e d an agreement for Westinghouse to market and manufacture slow- and medium-speed diesel marine propulsion in the United States.
The Curacao Drydock Company, Inc. of Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, recently opened a propeller service station that can accommodate propellers of nearly any type and size. The station came about by an agreement with Lips B.V. of Holland whereby
A recent meeting of the New England Local Section of SNAME was held in Newton, Mass., at which a paper entitled "Standard Waste-Heat Recovery Systems", authored by P. Schneider, was presented by his collaborator, Ernst H. Schaad. Mr. Schneider
The Alsthom-Atlantique Diesel Group has received an order from DTCN, a shipyard management company, for two S.E.M.T. Pielstick 16 PC2.5 diesel engines, each with a rated output of 20,000 bhp. These engines will be installed in a French Navy supply tanker.
The evolution of podded propulsion systems has gained steam in recent years, as a number of notable new systems have entered the market with new options. The era of podded propulsion is here and now, and despite some technical glitches with the