A diesel engine symposium conducted recently in San Francisco by MAN-B&W Diesel was very well attended by a wide cross section of important West Coast shipowners, operators, and naval architects. A brief introduction by the president of American MAN Corp.
In considering activities in the U.S. maritime industry for the short and long term, it is unwise to start the conversation without a mention of the patrol and defense needs of the country in the mounting effort to secure nearly 95,000 miles of coastline.
While it is not a vessel you will see anytime soon on U.S. port patrol, the BladeRunner speed boat from IceMarine could offer some technological cues to designers seeking to deliver an ultra fast boat with outstanding handling characteristics, a trait evident even in rough seas.
—Free Literature Offered G. Marine Diesel Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., recently signed a long-term lease with the Brooklyn Naval Yard Development Corporation to operate graving docks No. 5 and No. 6 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard facility. According to G.
For the past several years, John G. Alden of Florida has been increasing its sales activity in the offshore tug and barge market. The increases have been primarily due to the knowledge and efforts of David Parrot, a 14- year veteran of the Alden organization.
A control manufacturer, like any other organization, is in business to sell a product at a profit and therefore, makes every effort to develop and standardize a line of products that is acceptable to a given market in terms of overall performance and is within established price limitations.
The Workboat Division of MonArk Boat Company in Monticello, Ark., recently delivered a new 28-foot aluminum patrol boat to the Marine Police of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control near Little Creek, Del. This new boat is
The formation of Supplier's Marine & Industrial Inc., "Purveyors to the Industries," has been announced by Kevin Patrick Smith, president of the firm. The new company will provide turbine renewal, pump, diesel engine and electrical parts to the marine
The leading players in their respective fields of the marine business - engine manufacturer Wartsila NSD and cruise line Carnival Corporation — have joined forces to develop a smokeless dieselelectric propulsion system for cruise ships. The solution
When the world's largest vehicular floating bridge was completed recently at Seattle, a newly built, Cummins-powered vessel—Driftwood II—was on hand to begin serving as the concrete structure's tender. Performing bridge maintenance, backup firefighting