Two power plant barges, NAPORCOR Power Barges 3 and 4, built for the National Power Corporation (NPC) of the Philippines, were completed recently at Hitachi Zosen's Osaka Works and subsequently towed to their destination. These barges, the same
A $5-million contract for a marine gas turbine propulsion system designed to speed a new Finnlines passenger ship between Helsinki, Finland, and West Germany in half the time it now takes, has been awarded t o Turbo Power & Marine Systems, Farmington, Conn.
—Free Literature Offered G. Marine Diesel Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., recently signed a long-term lease with the Brooklyn Naval Yard Development Corporation to operate graving docks No. 5 and No. 6 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard facility. According to G.
Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc., recently delivered the 65-foot, 76-person ferry MTV Super Emerald to the Commonwealth Marine Leisure Corporation in Saipan. The vessel, boldly painted in red, white and blue will be used to ferry passengers to the Saipan Grand Hotel on Tinian Island,
Ocean Shipholdings, Inc. (OSI) recently announced that two of its affiliated companies have assumed operational management of two U.S.-flag integrated tug/barge vessels under 12-year contracts with subsidiaries of Occidental Petroleum Corporation.
The trend toward upgrading output and efficiency of marine diesel engines, as well as improving their ability to burn heavy residual fuels with high sulfur content, has placed increasing demands on the petroleum industry to improve their products.
The badly fire-damaged M/V Lillian G has been completely repaired and extensively modified at Mississippi Marine Towboat Corporation's shipyard in Greenville, Miss. According to John Nichols, president of Mississippi Marine, the 1,700-hp, 90-foot by 30-foot by 10-foot Lillian G,
The U.S. Department of Justice said that OMI Corporation pleaded guilty to preparing false documents in an effort to cover up the illegal dumping of thousands of gallons of waste oil and sludge at sea. OMI also agreed to pay a S4.2 million fine and serve three years probation.
The leading players in their respective fields of the marine business - engine manufacturer Wartsila NSD and cruise line Carnival Corporation — have joined forces to develop a smokeless dieselelectric propulsion system for cruise ships. The solution
Evaluation Research Corporation (ERC) of Vienna, Va., recently announced that its subsidiary, Evak Systems, Incorporated, has been awarded a contract by the Quincy Shipbuilding Division of General Dynamics. The contract is for the delivery of