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First Kelvin-Powered Shrimp Boat Built In U.S.

Rockport Yacht & Supply Company, Inc. of Rockport, Texas, has delivered the Gulf King 12 to the Gulf King Shrimp Company of Aransas Pass, Texas. The newest addition to a fleet of 50 shrimp boats, the 75-footlong by 20-foot-wide by 10-footdeep vessel has a fuel capacity of 12,

 

Flexible Power Solutions*

On many vessel types the required propulsion power varies greatly during a single voyage. Remarkable differences in load, trim or cruising speed are the cause. Many shipowners have noted that conventional single-engine solutions do not provide

Construction Of Cog Replica Supported By Deutz M WM

The Deutz MWM division of the KHD group is providing propulsion units for a Hanse cog which is being rebuilt in Bremerhaven. The vessel, which was found in the sludge of the Weser River in 1962, dates back to the 14th century. It is being rebuilt by the Hanse-Koggewerft e.

Cummins Diesels Selected To Repower Research Vessel Calypso

The well-known Cousteau Society oceanographic research vessel Calypso recently underwent a major refurbishing at the Merrill Stevens Dry Dock Company in Miami, Fla. The vessel's engineers and mechanics installed two Cummins KTA19- M diesels, along with Twin Disc reduction gears,

Wartsila Diesel Announces Recent Personnel Appointments

Wartsila Diesel has announced the following new personnel appointments: Chestertown, Md.—Gary Fesenbek has been appointed materials manager for Wartsila Diesel's North America operation. He will be based at the headquarters office in Chestertown.

GE Marine Engines' Gas Turbines To Be Used On Princess Newbuilds

GE Marine Engines will install LM2500+ aeroderivative gas turbines in Combined Diesel And Gas (CODAG) turbine configurations on four Grand Princess-class cruise ships currently on order from Princess Cruises. One LM2500+ gas turbine will be used

Application For Use Of Foreign-Flag Vessels By U.S. Operator Receives Close Attention By Both MarAd And Congress

The responses to an October application filed with the Maritime Administration (MarAd) by Lykes Bros. Steamship Company have generally not been supportive. Lykes, one of the largest subsidized U.S.- flag liner shipping companies, is seeking permission to replace U.

Multipurpose Cargo Ship Launched At Jansen Werft Yard

The multipurpose cargo vessel Nordland (hull no. 179) contracted by Nordland Schiffahrtsges. mbH of Dorpen, West Germany, was recently christened and launched at ceremonies held at Jansen Werft's Leer yard in West Germany. The sponsor of the vessel was Miss Tiina Valve,

Sea-Land To Repower Huge Containerships With MAN B&W Gensets

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.

Brochure Available On Gilkes Self-Priming Pumps For Marine Market

The Gilkes Series 'M' Gilmec self-priming pump is one of the most widely used s e l f - p r i m i ng pumps in the marine world today. With t h e i r record for quality and reliable service over an extremely long life, t h e y are fitted as standard seawater

 
 
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