— L i t e r a t u r e Available The new compact high-performance Wartsila Vasa 8V22 is the latest development of Wartsila Diesel's Vasa 22HF engine series. This small, low-weight engine has an output of 1,160-1,400 kw (1,576-1,904 bhp) at 900-1,200 rpm.
Freeport Shipbuilding, Freeport, Fla., delivered a 163-ft. (49.6-m), 32-knot aluminum monohull research vessel, which was designed by DeJong & Lebet — marking DeJong's entrance into the high-performance workboat field. This new design is a milestone
American President Lines has announced plans to build five large new vessels for delivery in mid-1988. The ships are part of a three-year capital program of approximately $500 million to significantly improve efficiency and expand the company's
—Literature Available The Paul Lindenau shipyard in Kiel, West Germany, recently installed a modern highcapacity firefighting system aboard the offshore supply vessel Kaubturm, owned by VIG Offshore of Bremen, in the record time of only 12 days.
A joint venture called Arctic Dredging and Construction (ADCON) has recently been formed to engage in large-scale offshore construction projects required for development of oil resources in the Beaufort Sea. The new organization brings together the experience,
Petrocon Marine and Industrial Chemical Corp. has announced the initiation of a complete fuel oil laboratory analysis service. The service is available through the company's offices and laboratories in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Piraeus, Greece. During the past 14 months,
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,
Costa Crociere's impressive new Costa Atlantica gives first form to the so-called Panamax-Max generation from Kvaerner Masa-Yards, embodying the 8000-class design concept developed in conjunction with the Italian operator and its parent Carnival group.
Caterpillar Marine Systems is offering a free catalog on their marine engine/transmission and marine generator set lines. The 20-page catalog lists a dozen Cat marine propulsion diesels including: 3304, 3208, 3306, 3408, 3412, D379, 3508, D398, 3512, D399 and 3516 models.
Harold Malterre has been named vice president and general manager of Pacific Towboat & Salvage Co. of Long Beach, Calif., it was announced by Dave Ballash, president of Dillingham Maritime- Western Division. At the same time Mr. Ballash announced the appointment of John Turner,