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
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
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Japan, recently delivered the 135,830-dwt ore carrier Amagisan Maru to its owners. The vessel was constructed at the company's Kobe Works on an order from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., and Baba-Daiko Steamship Co., Ltd.
Marine diesels are constantly evolving, with today's 12-cylinder monsters already weighing 2,000 tons and developing as much as 93,000 hp. Tomorrow's propulsion units are going to be even bigger and more powerful and will need highperformance lubricants to match.
Racor Industries of Modesto, Calif., has introduced a new highperformance fuel filter / water separator that can be installed as standard equipment, yet accommodates a wide variety of engine applications and customer preferences. Literature is available describing the separator.
The formation of Supplier's Marine & Industrial Inc., "Purveyors to the Industries," has been announced by Kevin Patrick Smith, president of the firm. The new company will provide turbine renewal, pump, diesel engine and electrical parts to the marine
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,
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,
IHI ( I s h i k a w a j i m a - H a r i ma Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.) recently received an order for a 22,000-dwt Fortune-type multipurpose dry cargo carrier from Paal Wilson & Co., A/S, Hop (Bergen), Norway, through intermediation of Arvid Bergvall Shipbroking A / S & Co.
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.