The Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries has received an order for four large Colt/Pielstick marine diesel engines with auxiliary equipment from Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seattle. Announcement of the $8.6-million order was made by Thomas J.
The maritime industry now views the future with greater confidence than it has done for many years. The shipping and shipbuilding sectors are now making a slow but steady recovery. For the first time in many years, the number of orders for the construction of new vessels has risen,
Blue Water Marine Supply, Inc. has announced the formation of its new Offshore Safety/Survival Division. Blue Water president Walter E. Turner, in making the announcement, said George D. Gray has joined the firm as vice president and manager of the division.
Despite the threat of overcapacity' in the cruise shipping industry', newbuilding contracts have remained on a constant high — specifically in the mega ship sector. This new trend, which seems to have taken on a life of its own in the industry,
Racal-SMS Ltd., Surrey, Enland, has announced that recent orders for the Marine Radar and Navigation Simulator Type 9000 have totaled over $2.8-million. Orders have been received from Canada, Germany, the Middle East, Korea and China. The MRNS
Stanley M. Kowleski, ferry transit manager for the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway, and Transportation District has been elected president of the International Marine Transit A s s o c i a t i on (IMTA). The IMTA is an international organization representing ferry operations,
Andrew A. Sallean has joined Bretagne ACB Corporation, New Orleans, La., as vice president of the newly formed department of naval architecture. ACB is a marine equipment design and manufacturing company specializing in articulated and integrated tug/barge hydraulic connection systems.
The Maritime Administration has commissioned a study to determine whether wind-powered ships could compete effectively with conventionally powered merchant ships, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Samuel B. Nemirow announced recently. MarAd, an agency of the U.
Texaco, Inc. has announced that Kenneth F. Murchison, general manager of the company's International Marine Sales Department, has retired, effective September 1, after a long and successful career in the commercial marine industry. Born in Glen Cove, N.
Hamburg, West Germany September 25-29 At the 11th International Ship, Machinery, and Marine Technology Trade Fair (SMM '84) to be held at the Hamburg Exhibition Center in West Germany September 25-29, more than 500 exhibitors from 24 countries will be filling some 45,