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,
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
Two recently delivered vessels—a vehicle ferry and a harbor push tug—had to endure difficult overland journeys by truck to reach the sites of their respective intended service. The Arctic Falcon is a 36-foot-long towboat that was specifically designed to be trucked overland.
Valmet's subsidiary yard, Valmetin Laivateollisuus Oy in Turku, Finland, recently delivered the first unit in a four-vessel series being built for the Ministry of Gaz Industry of the USSR. The supply/ anchor-handling vessel Rioni incorporates a number of interesting features,
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
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.
Nylands Maskinverksted A/S of Norway, manufactures of new and reconditioned spare parts for most makes of medium- and slow-speed diesel engines, recently completed the first phase of expansion plans following the successful buy-out of the company
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.
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
Five post-Panamax size container ships will be propelled by the most powerful marine diesel engines ever ordered. Each of the 4,000 TEUplus ships booked from Hyundai Heavy Industries by Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMMC) is specified with a MAN B&W