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Lockheed Launches Second Of Three 23,000-Ton Submarine Tenders

The 23,000-ton submarine tender Frank Cable, second of three of the 644-foot auxiliary ships Lockheed Shipbuilding is constructing for the U.S. Navy, was launched on January 14 at the Seattle, Wash., shipyard. Mrs. Rose S. Michaelis, wife of Adm.

 

SEI Temp-Set Reusable Insulation Covers

Superior Energies Inc. (SEI) offers Temp-Set Removable/Reusable (R/R) insulation covers, and is in fact one of the largest and oldest manufacturers of these products. SEI is established as the largest provider of R/R insulation covers for engine manifolds.

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.

RK280: Cutting A New Path

The RK280 from the MAN B&W Diesel stable offers the best of both worlds, in that it was designed and built using the accumulated experience garnered since Rudolf Diesel introduced the diesel engine in 1893, melded with modern engine making methodologies which

Literature Available On FIRE-PREP® 2012 From Nalco Chemical

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

Argonne Labs Offers Fuel Saving Chart To Ship Operators

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

U.S. Steel Orders Colt-Pielstick Engines For Huge Ore Carrier

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.

Superior Diesel and ALGAE-X Sign Distributor Agreement

ALGAE-X International has formed a distribution agreement with Superior Diesel, one of the largest fuel injection service companies in the Mid-Atlantic States servicing commercial and mili- tary marine fleets as well as major shipyards and railroads.

SNAME New York Section Announces Program For 1977/1978 Season

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.

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,

 
 
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