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When the 70,367-ton, 855 - f t . (260.6 m) Carnival Paradise arrived at Newport News Shipbuilding for emergency repair on its Azipod propulsion system, it marked a mile- stone in ship repair history as no U.S.- based yard had ever performed work on the advanced pod system.

 

N o r w e g i a n Firm Invests In Multipurpose Freighters

With an eye to handling a wide variety of cargoes in almost any kind of port, the Norwegian shipping firm A / S Alliance has taken delivery of the first of three multipurpose freighters that employ two 30-ton gantry cranes running the length of the ship for loading.

ASNE DAY '85

Washington, DC—May 2-3 The American Society of Naval Engineers will hold ASNE Day 1985 at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., on May 2-3. The theme for this year's meeting is "Capability Versus Cost—The Naval Engineer's Challenge." ASNE

Wartsila Wins Contract To Build Rig Transport Vessel For USSR

Wartsila's Turku Shipyard in Finland recently received an order from the Soviet Union for a specialized vessel intended for transportation of floating oil drilling rigs weighing up to 20,000 tons. The contract, valued at about $42 million, was won against fierce international competition.

Lobster Boat To Be D e s i g n e d By B l a n c ke

A contract for the design of an 82-foot offshore lobster pot and longline boat has been signed between Blancke Marine Services of Westville, N.J., and Yank Boat Works. The all-aluminum vessel is designed in accordance with American Bureau of Shipping Rules,

Drew And MAN B&W Conduct Joint Tests On Fuel Additive

Drew Ameroid Marine recently announced that it has completed a series of tests jointly sponsored with MAN B&W Diesel using Amergize® deposit modifier/combustion improver. The extensive tests, conducted on diesel engines both on a turbocharger test bed and on-board a ship,

Fresh Fuel Cell Initiatives

Two recent European initiatives, both involving power systems supplier Wartsila Corporation, have given fresh impetus to the development and application of fuel cell technology aboard ship. The Finnish organization has entered into a pact with

Cummins Engine Offers T w o N e w Catalogs

— A M a r i n e Engine C a t a l og And A Passenger Vessel Brochure Cummins Engine Company, Inc. has announced the availability of their new Marine Engine Catalog, bulletin number 3382488, to provide a current compilation of their entire marine

New Brochure Available From SKF Steel Couplings On Its OK Coupling

A new brochure detailing applications of differing sizes of keyless OK couplings is available free from SKF Steel Couplings of Avon, Conn. The four-page brochure, printed on heavy, silver-coated stock, contains illustrations of the OK coupling connections on a marine vessel's shaft lines,

Towards the Intelligent Engine

Providing a beacon for the industry by embracing the world's first, fully electronically-controlled two-stroke marine engine. Norwegian chemical tanker specialist Odtjell is starting to see operating benefits resulting from its pioneering step. Long-run

 
 
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