A $5-million contract for a marine gas turbine propulsion system designed to speed a new Finnlines passenger ship between Helsinki, Finland, and West Germany in half the time it now takes, has been awarded t o Turbo Power & Marine Systems, Farmington, Conn.
Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc., recently delivered the 65-foot, 76-person ferry MTV Super Emerald to the Commonwealth Marine Leisure Corporation in Saipan. The vessel, boldly painted in red, white and blue will be used to ferry passengers to the Saipan Grand Hotel on Tinian Island,
Astilleros Y Talleres del Noroeste (ASTANO) of Ferrol (La Coruna), Spain, recently completed the semisubmersible drilling vessel Drillmar I for Drillmar, S.A. The design, by Friede & Goldman, Ltd., is the latest version of their Pacesetter Class.
The Dixie Dredge Corporation of St. Louis, a subsidiary of Pott Industries' St. Louis Ship Division, Houston Natural Gas Corporation, recently affirmed the shipment of the first of five dredge tender boats, two crewboats, and the second of five dredges
A 12-page brochure describing the most recently developed line of its diesel engines, the K&KV Major Mk3 Series, is available from Mirrlees Blackstone. The brochure contains full technical details on this series, and is illustrated with drawings and photographs.
A control manufacturer, like any other organization, is in business to sell a product at a profit and therefore, makes every effort to develop and standardize a line of products that is acceptable to a given market in terms of overall performance and is within established price limitations.
The U.S. Department of Justice said that OMI Corporation pleaded guilty to preparing false documents in an effort to cover up the illegal dumping of thousands of gallons of waste oil and sludge at sea. OMI also agreed to pay a S4.2 million fine and serve three years probation.
The Australian Department of Transport has improved its oil-spill response capability with the purchase of four Class I re- covery vessels from MARCO Seattle. The MARCO skimmers are the first self-propelled Filterbelt® skimmers ordered by Australia,
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
In the era of consolidation on the maritime diesel engine market, it is refreshing to report news of a new competitor. Mack Trucks - well known and regarded for the quality, durability and life-cycle performance of its products in land based markets - has created a new business unit,