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Opportunities Plentiful

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.

 

MAN-B&W Diesel Holds Symposium For West Coast Marine Industry Leaders

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.

Nichols Delivers 76-Person Ferry For Use By Saipan's Grand Hotel

Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc., recently delivered the 65-foot, 76-person ferry MTV Super Emerald to the Commonwealth Marine Leisure Corporation in Saipan. The vessel, boldly painted in red, white and blue will be used to ferry passengers to the Saipan Grand Hotel on Tinian Island,

Flexible Power Solutions*

On many vessel types the required propulsion power varies greatly during a single voyage. Remarkable differences in load, trim or cruising speed are the cause. Many shipowners have noted that conventional single-engine solutions do not provide

Application For Use Of Foreign-Flag Vessels By U.S. Operator Receives Close Attention By Both MarAd And Congress

The responses to an October application filed with the Maritime Administration (MarAd) by Lykes Bros. Steamship Company have generally not been supportive. Lykes, one of the largest subsidized U.S.- flag liner shipping companies, is seeking permission to replace U.

David Parrot To Head New Aldenships Division Of John G. Alden Firm

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.

Mack Powers Into Maritime Market

In the era of consolidation on the maritime diesel engine market, it is refreshing to report news of a new competitor. Mack Trucks - well known and regarded for the quality, durability and life-cycle performance of its products in land based markets - has created a new business unit,

Evak Awarded Sewage System Contract For TAKX Ships By Quincy Yard

Evaluation Research Corporation (ERC) of Vienna, Va., recently announced that its subsidiary, Evak Systems, Incorporated, has been awarded a contract by the Quincy Shipbuilding Division of General Dynamics. The contract is for the delivery of

Mississippi Marine Rebuilds Fire-Damaged Towboat Lillian G

The badly fire-damaged M/V Lillian G has been completely repaired and extensively modified at Mississippi Marine Towboat Corporation's shipyard in Greenville, Miss. According to John Nichols, president of Mississippi Marine, the 1,700-hp, 90-foot by 30-foot by 10-foot Lillian G,

Wartsila Diesel Announces Recent Personnel Appointments

Wartsila Diesel has announced the following new personnel appointments: Chestertown, Md.—Gary Fesenbek has been appointed materials manager for Wartsila Diesel's North America operation. He will be based at the headquarters office in Chestertown.

 
 
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