Shaver Transportation Company of Portland, Ore., kept the 149.5 gtd tug Columbia in the Stork-Werkspoor family when it repowered the vessel to keep pace with the ever larger ships at the Port of Portland. The firm replaced two RHO 218K SWDiesel engines,
Twin Disc, Incorporated of Racine, Wis., has announced the formation of a task force to market the MGN-Z line of marine transmissions throughout North America. This line of marine products, for diesel engines rated 634 to 3,671 kw (850 to 4,850 hp),
Largest Vessel Delivered To Date By Washington Yard The 232-foot, 1,600-passenger M/V Star of Honolulu, the largest, heaviest vessel ever built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, was recently delivered by the firm's Whidbey Island, Wash., yard to operator, Paradise Cruise Ltd.
Donald E. Bates has been appointed sales engineer in the International Sales Group of Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser Industries, Inc. Based in Kuwait, Mr. Bates will cover Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Yemen, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Power take-offs (PTOs) designed for use on diesel engines with indirect drives are now available from the W i c h i t a Clutch Company, a subsidiary of Dana Corporation. These PTOs can handle the horsepower range from 250 to 800 hp at speeds up to 2,100 rpm.
The Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) announced its ninth triennial Propeller and Shafting Symposium, scheduled to be held in Virginia Beach, Va., on September 20 and 21, 2000. Held once every three years and organized by the M-16 Panel of SNAME,
Donald J. Noonan has been named manager of marketing for the Marine and Industrial Products Department of General Electric's Aircraft Engine Group. In announcing Mr. Noonan's appointment, O.R. Bonner, general manager, said that Mr. Noonan will
Throughout the world, shipping companies are converting to less powerful but more efficient propulsion, switching to diesels, or striving to get a better handle on fuel consumption in both diesel engines and steam turbines. A New O r l e a n s - b a s e d technology company,
Howard H. Hemphill has joined Schnitzer-Levin Marine Company in San Francisco, Calif., as manager of marine service, according to Wallace Z. Levin, general manager of the firm. Mr. Hemphill is owner of Earthwide Marine Service, and formerly a
A new four-page brochure on the efficient combustion of marine fuels is being offered by Todd Marine Systems, a company that brings to the marine world the amalgamation of combustion technologies from the United States and Europe through the recent merging of Todd Combustion, Inc.