Recent orders for Wartsila 50DF dual- fuel engines for two LNG carriers, eight engines in all. are no coincidence. This engine type promises benefits for LNG operators including larger cargo capaci- ty, lower fuel consumption, higher flex- ibility in operation, and lower emis- sions.
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.
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
New York Metropolitan Section Begins New Season With Past Chairman's Night And Third Generation Ro/Ro Paper
The New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers opened the 1978-79 season with Past Chairman's Night on September 19, 1978, at the Whitehall Club in New York City. The Section chairman, David A. O'Neil, introduced all the past chairmen present.
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,
The Transportation Chemicals Group of Nalco Chemical Company, Oak Brook, 111., has announced their new diesel fuel additive, FIREPREP 2012. It is designed to control bacteria and fungi in marine diesel fuel storage tanks and also helps disperse
Two Colt-Pielstick marine engines with associated gearing, supporting equipment and monitoring systems have been ordered from Colt Industries, Fairbanks Morse Engine Division in Beloit, Wis., by United States Steel Corporation of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Wartsila and Marioff, agreed earlier this year to cooperate within the area of emission control technologies for reciprocating engines. Marioff is a specialist in creating humidity, while Wartsila needs humidity for reduction of NOx in diesel, and perhaps gas engines.
The Helsinki Police recently commissioned a newly designed and built 8-meter high-speed all-aluminum patrol boat that features Hamilton Jet propulsion equipment. Designed by Juha Snell Oy of Finland and built by Kellokoski, Finland, the Ville
A maximum Seaway-size 34,- 000-dwt self-unloading bulk carrier incorporating a new hull design for reducing fuel consumption was christened at Port Weller Dry Docks in St. Catharines, Ontario, recently. The 730-foot ship was named Canadian Enterprise by Maureen McTeer,