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REDUCING FUEL COSTS First In a Series-Propulsion Equipment

Diesel Engine Manufacturers Continue To Improve The Fuel Efficiency Of Their Engines In an effort to reduce fuel costs, the American marine industry has undergone a renaissance in marine engineering. The last decade has seen the deepsea U.S.

 

Indonesia Signs $150-Million Agreement For 4 Boeing Jetfoils

The Republic of Indonesia has reached agreement with Boeing Marine Systems for the purchase of four Boeing Jetfoil hydrofoils with an option for six more. The agreement includes cooperative manufacture of Jetfoils in Indonesia. The initial contract,

Rodriquez Cantieri Navali Launches Largest Fast Ferry

Italian specialist shipyard Rodriquez Cantieri Navali launched the Federico Garcia Lorca on April 28 — its largest vessel ever built. Subsequent to its inaugural festivities, the ship was towed to Savona, Italy for final outfitting, commissioning and then sea trials.

SMM '88

13th Ship, Machinery & Marine Technology International Trade Fair Hamburg, West Germany, September 27-October 1 Today, more than ever before, the international shipping and shipbuilding industries are undergoing unprecedented change and evolution.

Two Belgian Yards Merge —Jackson And Marepcon Are U.S. Representatives

Two of Europe's important and w e l l - k n o w n repair yards have merged recently. Mercantile Marine Engineering and Graving Docks Company N.V., and Beliard Murdoch S.A., both of Antwerp, have consolidated into one company. Mercantile-Beliard

Shipyards Support Marinfec Asia 79

All of Singapore's major shipyards will participate in the Marintec Asia 79 Exhibition in Singapore, June 11-15, 1979. The exhibition is being held in conjunction with four separate but interrelated seminars, with the common theme of marine transportation.

Foss Shipyard Appointed Authorized Workshop For Stork-Werkspoor Diesels

Foss Shipyard in Seattle has been named an "Authorized and Recommended Workshop" for Stork- Werkspoor marine diesel engines, and will provide service and spare parts throughout the Pacific Northwest. The agreement between Foss Launch & Tug Company,

N o r w e g i a n Firm To Buy Jetfoils For Offshore Use From Boeing M a r i ne

Braathens S.A.F.E., a Scandinavian d o m e s t i c a i r l i n e headquartered in Oslo, Norway, has reached agreement with Boeing Marine Systems of Seattle, Wash , toward the purchase of two Boeing Jetfoil hydrofoils for use in o f f s h o r e oil c r e w and supply transfer.

Johnston Vertical Pumps Names Hoffert Marine

Hoffert Marine Inc. will handle Johnston Vertical Pumps on the East and Gulf Coasts, and has added a repair facility for the Johnston Deepwell Pump at their Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters. Paul E. Hoffert, president of the Jacksonville-based firm,

New Scanning Pyrometer For Diesel Temperatures —Literature Available

National Marine Service has introduced a scanning pyrometer, which is a basic tool to help the operating engineer maintain full power and fuel economy while minimizing downtime by scanning diesel engine cylinder temperatures automatically. This

 
 
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