The 27,622-dwt bulk carrier Sanko Daring (shown above) was delivered recently by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company's Tomano Works to Panamanian owner Kisogawa Maritime S.A. She is the first of six sister ships ordered from MES by Kisogawa.
The world's largest diesel powered fast catamaran ferry has entered service for Spanish operator Euroferrys and is now working on a route between Algeciras in southern Spain and Ceuta the Spanish principality on the north African coast, across the strait of Gibraltar.
ALEXANDRIA BELLE Blount Marine In 1988, busy passenger boat builder Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., delivered the 87- foot replica steam paddlewheeler Alexandria Belle to Uncle Sam Tours of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. The third vessel to
Burton Shipyard, Inc. of Port Arthur, Texas, recently delivered the 224-foot tuna vessel Lady Marion. The steel-hulled tuna purse seiner is the sixth of a seven-vessel contract awarded to Burton by Van Camp Sea Food Co., a division of Ralston Purina Co.
—Free Literature Available Autronica Marine A/S of Norway is offering a free, six-page brochure on their MlP-calculator, type NK-5, which enables ship engineers to readily monitor the engine's performance and thereby ascertain the action necessary to obtain maximum possible efficiency.
CANADIAN MARITIME INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION'S 41st ANNUAL TECHNICAL CONFERENCE AND CANADIAN SHIPBUILDING & OFFSHORE EXHIBITION
Montreal, Canada, February 20-21 The Canadian Maritime Industries Association's (CMIA) 41st Annual Technical Conference will be held at Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel on February 20-21, 1989. "As a result of the resounding success of the Canadian Shipbuilding & Offshore Exhibition,
Hitachi Zosen Corporation, a large worldwide supplier of marine manufacturing and engineering products, recently selected Argo Marine, a division of Argo International Corporation, to be one of its agents for marine diesel engine replacement parts sales in the U.
Some of the foremost diesel engine manufacturers, shipping companies and engineering firms were represented at the first Diesel Propulsion Conference recently held in Seattle, sponsored by Trans Marine Propulsion Systems of Seattle and International Power Engineering, Copenhagen, Denmark.
With current daily operating costs totaling many thousands of dollars, ships must keep port time to a minimum for cost-efficient operations. Therefore, reliable and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, access equipment, and stowage systems are essential for a fast turnaround.
Selecting the appropriate propulsion or auxiliary power system for a vessel is one of the most difficult and important tasks facing the naval architect, marine engineer and vessel owner. With so many marine diesel engines on the market—low-speed,