The Seacrest Corporation of Plymouth, Mass., is aware of the importance of a modern, efficient boat in the highly competitive lobstering business. In the past year, Seacrest determined that a new, more functional boat was needed to maintain its position near the forefront of the industry.
—Literature Offered— Volvo Penta recently introduced the new TAMD162, a* 16-liter marine diesel, which marks an upgrading of the company's marine engine range and its entry into the market segment for workboats with engines of 400-600 hp. The
—Color Literature Offered— Over the last decade, Gladding- Hearn lobster boats of the Kristen & Michael class have established a well-earned reputation among New England fishermen. First built in the early 1970s, these 65-foot to 76- foot steel-hulled vessels are wellknown for their quality,
Marketing agreements to distribute a line of ship engine room products were announced recently by Alan G. Finkel, vice president f o r marine operations of ITT Mackay, a unit of International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation. Through one agreement, ITT Mackay is appointed exclusive U.
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,
Featuring a waterjet-powered fiberglass hull, a new pilot boat was constructed for Puget Sound Pilots at Nordlund Boat Co., Tacoma, Wash. Measuring 74 ft. (22.5 m), the vessel will be based at Port Angeles, Wash., where it was scheduled to enter service during December 1999.
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.