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.
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.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), Tokyo, Japan, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc., Chicago, 111., have signed an agreement with Oosterhuis Industries, Inc. of Belle Chasse, La., in which Oosterhuis will become the master distributor
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 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
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
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.
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.
Wichmann Diesel, Inc. has announced the opening of offices at 2701 Delaware Avenue, Kenner, La. 70062, which serves as base for operations in the U.S., Canada and South America. The parent company, Wichmann Motorfabrikk A/S of Bergen, Norway, was founded in 1903.
Cummins Engine Company offers a 12-page, four-color catalog containing specifications, design features, and marine applications for the company's latest K series diesels. Five models are available, with marine continuous ratings ranging from 365 to 1,250 bhp.