The $125 million SSC Radisson Diamond, promoted as the revolutionary cruise ship concept of the 21st century because of her SWATH technology, was recently formally christened in London at week-long festivities. Ceremonies for the 354- foot, twin-hull
Thomas Marine, Inc. of Patchogue, N.Y., recently delivered a 28-foot patrol boat to the Bay Constable unit of the Town of Huntington, N.Y. The vessel was designed and built by Thomas Marine for year-round patrol and rescue work in Long Island Sound and Huntington Harbor.
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 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
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 New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has announced its program of technical meetings for the 1977/ 1978 season. The schedule is as follows: September 29, 1977 — Paper: "Farrell Lines '85' Class Container Ships," by Thomas Sartor Jr.