Latest Developments In Fuel-Efficient Engines High fuel costs and lower grades of marine fuel continue to dominate the thinking of diesel engine manufacturers as well as vessel owners and designers. Engine designs reflect these concerns as
Whether or not the current decline in oil prices is a temporary condition, most manufacturers of marine diesel engines are still concentrating on further improvements in specific fuel consumption, as well as on the ability to burn heavier grades of fuel.
James H. Sanborn has been elected president of Sonat Marine Inc. of Philadelphia. The announcement was made by Ronald L. Kuehn Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of Sonat Inc., the parent company of Sonat Marine. Mr. Sanborn succeeds Stephen A.