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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.

An Innovative LNG Carrier Concept

Concurrent with marine industry consolidation on the ship owning, building and supply fronts, increasingly innovative vessels concepts are originating from in-house design teams sitting with the major equipment manufacturers. Single-source supplier

Freeport Shipbuilding Begins Construction On Trend-Setting Carambat Megayacht/Houseboat

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.

The Smokeless Solution Is Coming Over The Horizon

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

Boiler And Engine Room Controls

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.

Multipurpose Cargo Ship Launched At Jansen Werft Yard

The multipurpose cargo vessel Nordland (hull no. 179) contracted by Nordland Schiffahrtsges. mbH of Dorpen, West Germany, was recently christened and launched at ceremonies held at Jansen Werft's Leer yard in West Germany. The sponsor of the vessel was Miss Tiina Valve,

Azipull Technology Debuts on Offshore Vessels

Havila is set to retrofit its supply vessel Havila Tampen with a pair of Ulstein Aquamaster Azipull azimuth thrusters for main propulsion, replacing conventional azimuth thrusters. The Azipull azimuth thruster from Rolls- Royce uses a pulling propeller ahead

"Made in Germany1 — a New High

Despite the problems posed for indigenous production by Europe's marine engineering industry due to the loss of critical mass in European shipbuilding, through the accelerated gravitation of shipbuilding activity to eastern Asia. MAN B&W Diesel's Augsburg works has hit a new high.

GE Marine Engines' Gas Turbines To Be Used On Princess Newbuilds

GE Marine Engines will install LM2500+ aeroderivative gas turbines in Combined Diesel And Gas (CODAG) turbine configurations on four Grand Princess-class cruise ships currently on order from Princess Cruises. One LM2500+ gas turbine will be used

 
 
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