Marine propulsion

Bombardier/ALCO A New Force In Diesel Manufacturing

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,

 

Propulsion Systems, Inc. Appoints John Phinney Engineering Manager

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,

Westinghouse Pursues Diesel Propulsion Markets In U.S.

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.

New Service Station For Propellers Added At Curacao Drydock Yard

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

SNAME New England Section Hears Waste Heat Recovery Paper

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

Pielstick Diesels To Power French Navy And Yugoslavian Vessels

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.

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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

 
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