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.
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,
Richard M. Currence, president of Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation, New Orleans, La., has announced the addition of Gulf Fleet No. 65, a 190-foot by 40-foot by 16- foot 6,000-hp class towing/supply vessel, which is powered by twin EMD 12 645-E7C diesel engines through twin Reinjes WAV 2740,
Cummins Engine Company recently introduced the first Marine models of its new B and C Series of lower horsepower diesels, which will expand Cummins Marine product line to 61 horsepower on the low end. The B Series propulsion engines will consist
Arrow Marine, Inc., Houston, Texas, has taken delivery of the M/V Arapaho Arrow, the first of two 120-foot supply vessels being built by Marine Fabricators, Inc., of Green Cove Springs, Fla. The Arapaho is fully certified by the U.S.C.G. and carries an A.
Mrs. Geri M. Joseph, former U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands, has been elected to the board of directors of Twin City Barge, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., it was announced recently by John W. Lambert, chairman of the board. A life-long resident of the Twin Cities,
The WABCO Fluid Power Division of American- Standard, Lexington, Ky., has published an eight-page brochure on Logicmaster™ pneumatic control systems for marine engines equipped with hydraulic clutch reverse gears. WABCO Logicmaster controls incorporate the
—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.
Pott Industries Inc., 611 East Marceau Street, St. Louis, Mo. 63111, has announced that Gulf Fleet Jones (Ireland) Limited, a recently formed Irish corporation owned by Pott and The Jones Group Limited of Dublin, had been awarded a contract by
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,