IME Meeting Discussed Combustion Systems And Use Of New Fuels
A recent meeting of the Eastern U.S.A. Branch of The Institute of Marine Engineers was devoted to the topic, "Ship Propulsion Systems for the Eighties." An all-day session held at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y., the theme of
Hyundai's $18-Million Maritime Research Institute In Ulsan Completed
A gala opening ceremony was held recently to mark the official opening of the new Hyundai Maritime Research Institute (HMRI) in Ulsan, Korea. The event was attended by a large group of government and industry leaders from Korea and elsewhere, including
Lindenau Yard Delivers Seismic Research Vessel To Western Geophysical
After a rebuilding period of only three months, the Lindenau Shipyard in Kiel, West Germany, recently delivered the seismic research vessel Western Challenger (shown above), the latest addition to the seismic fleet of Western Geophysical Company, a Litton subsidiary.
Fairbanks Morse Invests In Future— Expands Parts/Service Operations, Increases Production And R&D
Faced with current marine market conditions—an outlook that indicates at least several years of continued low activity in new construction and repowering projects—what strategy should a major manufacturer of diesel engines pursue? Colt Industries'
MarAd Releases 15 Technical Reports On Gas Turbines
The Maritime Administration has released a group of 15 technical reports evaluating the feasibility of heavy-duty gas turbines as a competitive and acceptable form of marine propulsion generation. The reports were prepared under a contract awarded in 1970 to the General Electric Company,
Zelvin Levine Appointed Advanced Ship Operations Director At MarAd
Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, has appointed Dr. Zelvin Levine to the post of Director, Office of Advanced Ship Operations, one of three offices reporting to the Assistant Administrator for Research and Development.
Mayflower Lines Is Newest U.S.-Flagged Operation
Based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Mayflower Ocean Lines is laying out the blueprints for the design, construction, and operation of a 75,000-ton, 2,000 passenger U.S.-Registered passenger ship. The South Florida cruise line is following the recent trend of U.
Thrustmaster Adds New Personnel
Thrustmaster of Texas, manufacturer of marine propulsion systems, has added three new personnel in key positions. Jeff Miller has joined the company as marketing manager. Miller, who has more than 25 years of experience in marketing communications (including 15 in the oil and gas,
MAN B&W Turbocharger Technology Unveiled
This past May marked the unveiling of an ocean-going product deep in the heart of Bavaria, specifically at the lake at Ammersee near Munich, where MAN B&W presented its newest engine series — the TCA (Turbocharger Axial). Encompassing two years of research and development,
New Edition Of 'Research Manufacturing, Engineering' Now Available From M.A.N.
M.A.N. Maschinenfabrick Augsburg- Nurnberg Aktiengesellschaft of West Germany recently brought out Number 16 of the annual publication "Research, Engineering, Manufacturing," which is printed each year to coincide with the Hanover Fair. This issue