Concurrent with marine industry consolidation on the ship owning, building and supply fronts, increasingly innovative vessels concepts are originating from in-house design teams sitting with the major equipment manufacturers. Single-source supplier
The state-owned Iraqui National Oil Company has recently taken delivery of a 155,200-dwt tanker built at Gotaverken Arendal. The ship, which shortly before the delivery was given the name Hittin, is number three of four ships of the same type and size being built by Gotaverken for INOC.
Equitable Shipyards, Inc. of New Orleans, La., has delivered the first of five 95-foot twinscrew tugboats, the Selat Siberut, to the Indonesian Government. The vessel has overall dimensions of 95 feet by 29 feet with a 13-foot depth. The vessel
An unusual crewboat for ferrying oil field workers across the Mackenzie River in Canada's Northwest Territories is nearing completion at Matsumoto Shipyard, Ltd., on the Dollarton waterfront of North Vancouver, British Columbia, for Esso Resources Canada Ltd.
Operating details on its new 232 Series of four-stroke marine diesel engines are described in this brochure, re^ased by the Murphy Diesel Company. The line includes seven models of engines, in V6, V8 and V12 configurations, and range in horsepower from 95 to 500,
Sea-Land Service, Inc., Edison, N.J., has signed a multimillion-dollar contract with MAN B&W Diesel A/S, Holeby Diesel, Denmark, for repowering the generating sets on board its twelve 4,140-TEU Atlantic Class containerships, formerly U.S. Lines' Econships.
Dresser Industries, Inc., Waukesha, Wis. 53186, has announced that Robert A. D'Amour, president of Waukesha Engine Division since 1970, has resigned. C.E. Lee, vice president-manufacturing, has been assigned the additional responsibilities of acting president of the Division,
Fusion Polycraft offers the FRC 1; a RIB comprised entirely of heavy-duty polyethylene or GRP, and touted as indestructible. The RIB's hull, sponson and seating are all made from polyethylene — with the hull fabricated from 12 mm thick PE80 sheeting.
The trend toward upgrading output and efficiency of marine diesel engines, as well as improving their ability to burn heavy residual fuels with high sulfur content, has placed increasing demands on the petroleum industry to improve their products.
VT Halmatic expanded its range of hull forms to include the Camarc Ltd. 16m pilot/patrol boat design, already proven in service with Associated British Ports (ABP) Port of Humber and the Port of Tees and Hartlepool. The hull — powered by diesel