Megayacht style and luxury have come to houseboats with the construction start of the Webb Tide II, a 124-foot, all-aluminum houseboat/ yacht designed by David Carambat Marine Design, Covington, La. The trend-setting boat is now under construction at Freeport Shipbuilding, Freeport, Fla.
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.
The well-known Cousteau Society oceanographic research vessel Calypso recently underwent a major refurbishing at the Merrill Stevens Dry Dock Company in Miami, Fla. The vessel's engineers and mechanics installed two Cummins KTA19- M diesels, along with Twin Disc reduction gears,
The Starlite, second of a new series of 122-foot combination vessels built by Marine Construction and Design Co. (MARCO), was christened August 26, in ceremonies at Shilshole Bay Marina, by Mrs. Aase Mannes, the wife of the vessel's captain, Borge Mannes.
National Marine Service Incorporated, St. Louis, Mo., a recognized leader in shipyard and diesel engine repairs, announces the opening of its new East Coast diesel engine parts and service facility at 4580 Village Avenue, Norfolk, Va. (804) 855-9277.
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.
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,
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
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
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,