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.
Deutz M W M Offers Diesel Engines For Propulsion, Power G e n e r a t i on A b o a r d N a v a l Vessels
—Free Literature Available— Throughout its almost 125-year company history, Deutz MWM has powered a number of naval vessels. Additionally, KHD has also supplied engines for army and air forces. Some of the company's most recent success is built around two engine series—TBD 234 and TBD 604B.
Marine diesels are constantly evolving, with today's 12-cylinder monsters already weighing 2,000 tons and developing as much as 93,000 hp. Tomorrow's propulsion units are going to be even bigger and more powerful and will need highperformance lubricants to match.
Two power plant barges, NAPORCOR Power Barges 3 and 4, built for the National Power Corporation (NPC) of the Philippines, were completed recently at Hitachi Zosen's Osaka Works and subsequently towed to their destination. These barges, the same
Fusion Polycraft offers the FRC 1; a RIB comprised entirely of heavy-duty polyethylene or GRP, and touted as indestructible. The RIB's hull, sponson and seating are all made from polyethylene — with the hull fabricated from 12 mm thick PE80 sheeting.
The U.S. Department of Justice said that OMI Corporation pleaded guilty to preparing false documents in an effort to cover up the illegal dumping of thousands of gallons of waste oil and sludge at sea. OMI also agreed to pay a S4.2 million fine and serve three years probation.
Dresser Industries, Inc., Waukesha, Wis. 53186, has announced that Robert A. D'Amour, president of Waukesha Engine Division since 1970, has resigned. C.E. Lee, vice president-manufacturing, has been assigned the additional responsibilities of acting president of the Division,
The Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries in Beloit, Wis., has been awarded contracts from Avondale Industries to supply eight 16-cylinder Colt-Pielstick PC2.5V engines, and eight 12-cylinder opposed piston engines for a reconfigured class of Navy amphibious ships.
The trend toward upgrading output and efficiency of marine diesel engines, as well as improving their ability to burn heavy residual fuels with high sulfur content, has placed increasing demands on the petroleum industry to improve their products.
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.