A roundup of some of the most notable vessels delivered by shipyards during 1986—selected for their outstanding design features, fuel efficiency, performance, and service characteristics. ACT 10 Jansen Werft Jansen Werft GmbH of Leer, West Germany,
MAN B&W Diesel, Holeby has received an order from A.P. Moller of Denmark for nine diesel generator sets for three 4,200-TEU container vessels to be built at Odense Steel Shipyard, Denmark. The diesel generator sets of type 9L28/32 H, each with an output of 2,
review of some of the oceangoing vessels that were converted during the past year for military and commercial applications. ANTARES Avondale Shipyards The USNS Antares, redelivered this year by Avondale Shipyards, Inc., was the first of three
Ashland's New Towboats Being Built By Quality Shipyards To Be Powered By Caterpillar Engines From Whayne
Each of the three new twin-screw towboats being built by Quality Shipyards in Houma, La., for the Ashland Petroleum Company will be powered by two Caterpillar 3606 engines delivering a total of 4,200 hp per vessel. "This is the first installation
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.
Looking somewhat like a cross between a catamaran and a hydrofoil, the 360-passenger wave piercer M/V Nantucket Spray was recently delivered by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc., Whidbey Island, Wash., to Bay State Cruises of Massachusetts. The
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.
Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of Woolrich, Maine, has announced the signing of three construction contracts and the company's entry into two new markets—a sail-powered passenger vessel and an offshore lobster boat. Currently under construction is the 73-foot Bay Lady II,
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.
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of Korea recently won several contracts to build ethylene carriers for some of the leading overseas shipowners. Among the contracts is one for a 4,000-cubicmeter ethylene carrier for Olaf Pedersen's Rederi A/S of Norway.