In mid-April 1978, the Department of Engineering at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y., inaugurated a fourweek Marine Diesel Continuing Education course which makes the Academy's new medium- and slow-speed diesel f a c i l i t i e s available to licensed steam engineers.
Late last month the MAN Group publicly announced the availability of a new engine which fully embodies the advantages of common rail diesel technology, meaning that it is designed to be particularly reliable, clean, economic and durable. "Now this technology is where we wanted to have it,
The recently completed M/S Boogabilla is classed by its builders and owners as the third generation of deepsea roll-on/roll-off vessels. The ship incorporates several new items for this type of vessel, such as a largebore, slow-speed diesel engine; three parallel trafficways,
Turn of the century photographs of dirty, hot, cramped machine spaces filled with boilers, engines, gratings and bulkheads begin to tell the story of the state of steam power just after the birth of the propeller. Oil squirt cans, dancing connecting rods,
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.
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
A recent meeting- of the New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held in Newton, Mass., where two student papers were presented. The first, titled Practical Considerations for Selection of High-Speed Marine Diesel Engines, was presented by John F.
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.
High-powered maneuvering systems and larger logistical features incorporated into today's new generation of cruise ships are causing seaports to take a close look at the infrastructures with which they are serving the industry. Management considerations