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
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A Facilities Review ALUMINUM BOATS Aluminum Boats, Inc., is a new shipyard in south Louisiana that is rapidly earning a reputation for high-quality construction and repair of aluminum boats at reasonable prices. As the name indicates, the shipyard
—Literature Available The Port of Iberia in Louisiana has just opened a new public dock facility, financed by appropriations from the state legislature. The new facility has been planned as a drawing card to aid in the port's efforts to diversify
Everpure, Inc., of Westmont, 111., is offering free literature on the onboard potable water disinfection systems marketed by the company. Everpure Bromination Systems, which represent the state-of-the-art in onboard potable water disinfection, are
Valmet Corporation, Finland, and the engineering and consulting company Foster Wheeler Petroleum Development Limited, United Kingdom, signed a technical cooperation agreement in January with respect to offshore projects. The agreement is part
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.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is facing a major effort from the inland waterway industry to have more funding from its operating budget diverted to low-cost lock renovations that would significantly reduce barge traffic delays. Within two years of being approved,
Wendle W. Huddleston, president and chief executive officer of Hudson S h i p b u i l d e r s , Inc. (HUDSHIP), announced that the company had acquired additional property for a major expansion of its shipbuilding operation. The new property is
Selecting the appropriate propulsion or auxiliary power system for a vessel is one of the most difficult and important tasks facing the naval architect, marine engineer and vessel owner. With so many marine diesel engines on the market—low-speed,