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DIESEL POWER

In response to the constant demand for improved performance and increased efficiency from vessel operators, a number of marine diesel manufacturers have either upgraded their existing engines, expanded current series or developed entirely new models.

 

The Natural Order

The impact of increasingly stiff rules from legislators regarding ship engine emissions combined with ever increasing demands from ship and boat owners of better life-cycle performance andfuel economy has placed the onus squarely upon the diesel engine

Siemens Offers Brochure On Automatic Remote Control System DIFA 41

Siemens AG of West Germany is offering an eight-page full-color brochure on automatic remote control system DIFA 41 for main diesel engines with fixed propeller. The text of the brochure explains that the DIFA 41 automatic control system enables

Inland Marine Delivers Towboat M/V Mike Schmaeng To Pott Industries

The Inland Waterways Division of Pott Industries, Inc., St. Louis, recently christened its newest towboat, the M / V Mike Schmaeng, an 1,800-hp towboat, built by Inland Marine Constructors, Inc. of Evansville, Ind. The christening ceremonies were at Evansville.

Chevron Develops New Delo 1000 Marine Oil —Literature Available

An eight-page color brochure detailing the Chevron International Oil Company's new Delo 1000 marine engine oil has been published by the company. The oil, an alkaline detergent/ dispersant cylinder and crankcase oil, is designed to meet the most severe requirements of medium- speed,

SNAME 1978-79 Program For San Diego Section

The San Diego Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has announced the following program for the 1978-79 season: September 20, 1978—Regular meeting of the San Diego Section. Paper: "Heavy Lift Ship Design and Costs," by Benjamin V.

Propulsion Machinery Review

Propulsion machinery makers are keeping ahead of the market, and are well able to meet the requirement for increasing unit powers and operational flexibility with high economy. A difference of 2 g/kW-h in fuel consumption may not sound like very much,

W a r t s i l a Engines To Power Queen M a r y 2

Wartsila Corporation will deliver four Wartsila 46 EnviroEngines totaling 67.2 MW power output for Cunard Line's new luxury transatlantic liner, Queen Mary 2. These engines will incorporate the latest common-rail fuel injection technology for operation without any visible smoke.

Dockside Signs Contract With M.A.N./B&W Service — Rennie Joins Staff

Dockside Machine & Ship Repair recently announced its signing of a contract with M.A.N./B&W Service GmbH of Ausburg, Germany. Dockside is under contract to act as a manufacturers approved service/repair shop which is part of the worldwide service organization of M.

Lykes Orders Two More Containerships In Japan At Cost Of $76 Million

Lykes Bros. Steamship Company of New Orleans recently awarded contracts for the construction of two additional 2,500-TEU containerships to be built in Japan. These vessels, costing some $38 million each, will be identical to four others to be

 
 
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