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,
McElroy Machine, a long time builder of custom marine deck equipment, recently announced the completion of 14 double drum, self contained, diesel driven winches to be installed aboard the Navy's "Side Loadable Warping Tugs". Recently awarded contracts include,
The first inshore towing/supply vessels certified by the U.S. Coast Guard to serve the oil and gas industry are now in service for Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., a subsidiary of Tidewater Inc. The vessels, Beefmaster and Brahma, which represent a contract cost of approximately $1 million,
Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered the new 195-foot offshore support vessel Highland Light to its owner, Offshore Logistics, Inc. of Lafayette, La. The Highland Light is the fourth in a series of large rig towing, anchor
Substantial equipment additions consisting of a new 3,500-ton drydock and large steel fabrication shop are now in use at National Marine Service's Hartford, 111., shipyard, D.A. Wright, president of the company, has announced. "The new facilities
Duramax Marine LLC created a DuraCooler of seismic proportions with its largest keel cooling system to date. Created for Astromaritima's supply vessel, the Astro Vermelho, the DuraCooler measures 32 tubes wide by 16 ft. long. A first of its size
Bailey Refrigeration Co., Inc. of Brooklyn, N.Y., has engineered and installed refrigeration and heating systems aboard a modified SEABEE hopper barge for Lykes Bros. Steamship Co. This 971/o-foot-long by 35-footwide barge has two complete and separate systems, one at either end.
Wartsila Diesel has recently released its new Vasa Gas Diesel (GD) 32 for international sale. Following Wartsila's traditional marketing philosophy, the company gained experience on the engine by first selling a few pilot installations to selected customers for testing.
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., and the Petromar Offshore Corporation, Rockport, Texas, has signed a contract for the construction of two 192-foot tug/ supply vessels. Both will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 1982. When completed,
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding started construction on its first water-jet-propelled pilot boat for the Galtex pilots in Galveston, Texas. Delivery is planned for March 2005. The Galtex pilots chose waterjets to avoid costly repairs to propellers and shafts from debris in Galveston harbor,