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.
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.
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.