Deutz M W M Offers Diesel Engines For Propulsion, Power G e n e r a t i on A b o a r d N a v a l Vessels
—Free Literature Available— Throughout its almost 125-year company history, Deutz MWM has powered a number of naval vessels. Additionally, KHD has also supplied engines for army and air forces. Some of the company's most recent success is built around two engine series—TBD 234 and TBD 604B.
Concurrent with marine industry consolidation on the ship owning, building and supply fronts, increasingly innovative vessels concepts are originating from in-house design teams sitting with the major equipment manufacturers. Single-source supplier
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.
A recent delivery from the shipbuilding yard of Delaware Marine & Manufacturing Company was the harbor supply vessel Willkate, which was built for Marine Launch Company, Inc. of Baltimore. The all-welded steel vessel has been placed in service
A comprehensive trial and test program has begun on a four-stroke, medium-speed V-configuration diesel engine jointly developed by MAN B&W Diesel and S.E.M.T. Pielstick. The V-version of the 48/60 fourstroke engine was started on the Augsburg test bench of MAN B&W Diesel.
"It is exciting to see our vessels coming and going through the harbor. I particularly enjoy that fact that we appear to be one of the busiest, and best looking fleets on the water," says Island Tug and Barge Ltd. President Bob Shields of the view from his harbor side office in Vancouver, BC.
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.
Despite the problems posed for indigenous production by Europe's marine engineering industry due to the loss of critical mass in European shipbuilding, through the accelerated gravitation of shipbuilding activity to eastern Asia. MAN B&W Diesel's Augsburg works has hit a new high.
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
Fusion Polycraft offers the FRC 1; a RIB comprised entirely of heavy-duty polyethylene or GRP, and touted as indestructible. The RIB's hull, sponson and seating are all made from polyethylene — with the hull fabricated from 12 mm thick PE80 sheeting.