Halter Marine Services, Inc., the largest builder of offshore support vessels in the world, has launched the offshore supply ship Ted Martin, being built for Martin Offshore Boats, Inc. of Golden Meadow, La. The company operates vessels in support of the oil and gas industry offshore,
The Fairbanks Morse Engine Division, Beloit, Wis., has announced the completion, testing and operation of its new large engine test facility. This new test facility offers complete engine operation testing for Colt-Pielstick PC4.2 series diesel engines
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.
Glennon G. Bequette has been appointed vice president-business development of the Shipyard Division of National Marine Service Incorporated, D.A. Wright, president of the company announced. Among his new duties, Mr. Bequette will have the responsibility for
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
The British-made Sea Star Blender is said to substanially reduce the generator fuel costs of seagoing vessels— it blends the relatively cheap heavy oil used by the main engines with the more expensive light oil that is normally used by generators.
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
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) recently started marketing a power generating system for vessels "Mitsubishi Super Turbo Generating System" designed to meet all power demands on board during navigation by effectively using exhaust gases and heat from a main diesel engine.
Attendees at a recent maritime conference have identified the 10 most effective ways that ship operators can save fuel. Most of the approaches involve modification, conversion or installation of thoroughly tested equipment. But the element having
Transamerica Delaval Inc. has announced the signing of an agreement with Stork-Werkspoor Diesel B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands, to market and manufacture SWD's TM620 diesel engines in the U.S. and Canada. The "Enterprise- SWD" TM620 will be m a