—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.
Munson Manufacturing Company of Edmonds, Wash., recently introduced a fast, fully enclosed, low-wake passenger boat for use particularly in harbor commuter runs. The 30-knot, 30-passenger vessel, the HST Reliable, was put into service by Harbor Trans, Ltd.
A diesel engine symposium conducted recently in San Francisco by MAN-B&W Diesel was very well attended by a wide cross section of important West Coast shipowners, operators, and naval architects. A brief introduction by the president of American MAN Corp.
On many vessel types the required propulsion power varies greatly during a single voyage. Remarkable differences in load, trim or cruising speed are the cause. Many shipowners have noted that conventional single-engine solutions do not provide
Wartsila Diesel has announced the following new personnel appointments: Chestertown, Md.—Gary Fesenbek has been appointed materials manager for Wartsila Diesel's North America operation. He will be based at the headquarters office in Chestertown.
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,
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.
In the era of consolidation on the maritime diesel engine market, it is refreshing to report news of a new competitor. Mack Trucks - well known and regarded for the quality, durability and life-cycle performance of its products in land based markets - has created a new business unit,
The official keel-laying ceremony of Hull 725 was held recently at Bay Shipbuilding Corp., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Hull 725, a 396- foot tank barge is being built for Turecamo Coastal & Harbor Towing Corp. of Staten Island, N.Y. Attending this ceremony were Comdr.
IHI ( I s h i k a w a j i m a - H a r i ma Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.) recently received an order for a 22,000-dwt Fortune-type multipurpose dry cargo carrier from Paal Wilson & Co., A/S, Hop (Bergen), Norway, through intermediation of Arvid Bergvall Shipbroking A / S & Co.