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Freeport Shipbuilding Begins Construction On Trend-Setting Carambat Megayacht/Houseboat

Megayacht style and luxury have come to houseboats with the construction start of the Webb Tide II, a 124-foot, all-aluminum houseboat/ yacht designed by David Carambat Marine Design, Covington, La. The trend-setting boat is now under construction at Freeport Shipbuilding, Freeport, Fla.

 

MES Completes Natural Gas-Fired High Efficiency Large Low-Speed Diesel Demonstation Plant

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. (MES) recently completed its natural gasfired large low-speed diesel engine demonstration plant. Built in its Chiba Works—and reportedly the first of its kind in the world — an inauguration ceremony was held

Gotaverken Delivers Third Tanker For Iraq

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.

New Starlite Is Second 122-Foot Combination Boat From MARCO Yard

The Starlite, second of a new series of 122-foot combination vessels built by Marine Construction and Design Co. (MARCO), was christened August 26, in ceremonies at Shilshole Bay Marina, by Mrs. Aase Mannes, the wife of the vessel's captain, Borge Mannes.

Fairbanks Morse Receives Order For 16 Engines From Avondale

The Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries in Beloit, Wis., has been awarded contracts from Avondale Industries to supply eight 16-cylinder Colt-Pielstick PC2.5V engines, and eight 12-cylinder opposed piston engines for a reconfigured class of Navy amphibious ships.

M.A.N. Acquires Majority Shares in B & W Diesel A/S

M a s c h i n e n f a b r i k Augsburg- Nurnberg AG of West Germany has acquired all of the shares held by Burmeister & Wain A / S in the Danish company B & W Diesel A/S. M.A.N, now holds 99.5 percent of the shares in that company; the remaining

National Marine Opens New Facility In Norfolk

National Marine Service Incorporated, St. Louis, Mo., a recognized leader in shipyard and diesel engine repairs, announces the opening of its new East Coast diesel engine parts and service facility at 4580 Village Avenue, Norfolk, Va. (804) 855-9277.

New Bulletin Describes Improved Diesel Cylinder Liner Plating Process

Bulletin 580 introduces Teledyne Metal F i n i s h e r s ' unique Teleplate™ hard chrome plating process for new and used diesel engine liners. The brochure explains how this carefully controlled process promotes energy savings, faster break-ins,

Flender Werft Delivers 1,724-TEU Boxship

Flender Werft AG in Lubeck, Germany, recently marked its 75th anniversary with the delivery of the 1,742-TEU containership Santa Victoria to Ivaran Shipping A/S of Lysaker, Norway. She is the sixth ship built in the Flender 1600 Series. The Santa Victoria will sail for P&O Containers Ltd.

First Of Sulzer's New RTA Engine Series Powers Mitsubishi-Built Bulker

The first example of Sulzer's new RTA superlongstroke diesel engine series went to sea recently, just about 22 months after the new fuel-efficient series was announced to the shipping industry. The initial installation is a 7-cylinder 7RTA58 model powering the 80,

 
 
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