The National Waterways Conference's officers are generally considered among the leadership of the inland waterways industry. NWC's board of directors consists of 75 members, serving staggered three-year terms and representing five membership categories: water carriers,
On June 15, 2003. Lester Rosenblatt passed away at the age of 83. MR/EN remembers this industry icon, who through his ambition and wealth of industry knowledge founded what would become one of the world's most successful naval architecture and marine engineering firms.
This past June, Western Towboat launched its largest piece of high-performance machinery to date: the 120-ft (36.6 m) Gulf Titan. The vessel, which is 12 ft. (3.7 m) longer than Western's two previous builds, the Western Titan and Pacific Titan,
Seven Alaskan oil modules, constructed for ARCO Oil and Gas Company by Daniel International at the Portland Ship Repair Yard, were loaded aboard three ocean barges last week utilizing the shipyard's huge Dry Dock 4. The modules, the heaviest totaling 2,
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.
Reliance Electric Company of Cleveland is offering its 1984 Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) parts catalog. The parts, tools, and services described in this 144-page book can help provide quick, efficient repair of motor and drive equipment.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Litton's Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $12.2-million contract to continue engineering and planning support for the Navy's Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) class Aegis guided missile destroyer program. Ingalls currently has construction contracts for six of the ships.
Lunenburg Foundry and Engineering Ltd. has been providing a wide variety of high quality products since its establishment in 1891. Originally established to serve the local fishing industry, Lunenburg Foundry has evolved into a diverse manufacturing
One of the more difficult tasks facing both marine engineers and vessel owners contemplating new construction or the reengining of an existing vessel is keeping up with the latest developments in diesel engines for both main propulsion and auxiliary power.
The American Ship Building Company Announced recently that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company a contract for the construction of up to six Ocean Surveillance Ships. The eventual contract value for construction of these vessels, which are designated T-AGOS 23- Class ships,