A & B Industries

Equitable Shipyards Delivers First Of Five Twin-Screw Tugs To Indonesian Government

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

 

Dixie Dredge Delivers Four Vessels To Egyptian Dredging

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

Kawasaki-Built Ore Carrier Develops 18 Knots On Trials

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.

Lubes Keep Step With Diesel Development

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.

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

New Bulletin Describes Improved Diesel Cylinder Liner Plating Process

Bulletin 580 introduces Teledyne Metal F i n i s h e r s ' unique Teleplateā„¢ 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,

Waukesha Engine Names Lee Acting President

Dresser Industries, Inc., Waukesha, Wis. 53186, has announced that Robert A. D'Amour, president of Waukesha Engine Division since 1970, has resigned. C.E. Lee, vice president-manufacturing, has been assigned the additional responsibilities of acting president of the Division,

Fairbanks Morse Receives Order For 16 Engines From Avondale

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.

First Of Sulzer's New RTA Engine Series Powers Mitsubishi-Built Bulker

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,

Kevin Patrick Smith Forms Supplier's Marine

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

 
 
A & B Industries aboard ABS acquisition administration aircraft