Colt Industries' Fairbanks Morse -Engine Division of Beloit, Wis., has received an order for four diesel engines that will supply all of the electrical power for a huge offshore drilling rig;—the Ocean Ranger. The engines will be built for Ocean Drilling and Exploration Co.
Aalborg Vaerft A/S in Denmark recently lauched its newbuilding No. 249, a refrigerated vessel with a capacity of about 10,000 cubic meters, for the Soviet organization V/O Sudoimport. The reefer, named the Akademik Zavaritskij, is the last in a series of three sister ships,
The Point Conception, the first tug/supply ship of the newly organized Point Marine, Inc. of Morgan City, La., has been delivered by its builder, Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La. The 185-foot vessel is the first of two sisterships being built by Halter's Moss Point, Miss.
Although not built originally for McAllister Brothers, C.W. Morse was one of the more innovative vessels of its time, and put to good use by the company. The sea-going tugboat was a giant "high seas" tug, one of the largest tugboats in the Atlantic at the time, measuring 154-ft (46.
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
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
—Free Literature Available Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd. of Japan is offering free literature on three new products that the company recently placed on the market as a solution to the fuel quality problem—Selfjector Excellent-Series, e-HIDENS-System, and Marine Decanter Centrifuge.
In late May of 2000, the Malachai Dockyard was crowded with 16 boats under construction, measuring anywhere from 66 to 125 ft. (20 to 38 m). Located on the Gulf of Thailand in the province of Samutsakom, the yard is a leading builder of steel fishing boats.
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
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.