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 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.
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
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.
Racor Industries of Modesto, Calif., has introduced a new highperformance fuel filter / water separator that can be installed as standard equipment, yet accommodates a wide variety of engine applications and customer preferences. Literature is available describing the separator.
Wartsila Marine Industries' Turku Shipyard, known primarily as a builder of passenger vessels and luxury cruisers, recently completed a barge carrier, a rare exception in the yard's present stock of orders. The vessel, ordered by the USSR Ministry of Communications, was named Anadyr.
Bulletin 580 introduces Teledyne Metal F i n i s h e r s ' unique Teleplate™ 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,
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,
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,
For the past several years, John G. Alden of Florida has been increasing its sales activity in the offshore tug and barge market. The increases have been primarily due to the knowledge and efforts of David Parrot, a 14- year veteran of the Alden organization.