marine diesel engine
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.
Allied Shipbuilders Ltd. of North Vancouver, B.C., Canada, recently delivered the hydrographic survey vessel R.B. Young to the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, following a successful and extensive series of trials. The vessel was built to a design by Robert Allan Ltd.
Burton Shipyard, Inc., Port Arthur, Texas, recently delivered the 224-foot tuna vessel Deolinda. The steel-hulled tuna purse seiner is the third of a seven-vessel contract awarded to Burton by Van Camp Sea Food Co., a division of Ralston Purina Co.
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.
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 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.
Caterpillar Engine Division has revised marine propulsion rating definitions to simplify selection and help insure proper application. The following four-level rating system matches Caterpillar marine propulsion systems to a particular application