The last meeting of the 1976-77 program year for the San Diego Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held on April 20, 1977, at which time the Section's past chairmen were honored. During the business meeting, the results of the elections were announced.
Oglebay Norton Company has taken delivery of its first 1,000- foot self-unloading vessel. The new supercarrier was constructed by the Bay Shipbuilding Corp., subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Construction began in the
The second meeting of the 1977-78 season of the Canadian Maritime Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held at the Wandlyn Motel in Saint John, New Brunswick, on November 15,1977. The guest speaker for the evening, E.
Twin Disc, Incorporated of Racine, Wis., has announced the formation of a task force to market the MGN-Z line of marine transmissions throughout North America. This line of marine products, for diesel engines rated 634 to 3,671 kw (850 to 4,850 hp),
Experience gained by U.S. ship operators With diesel propulsion will form the main theme of a two-day seminar to be held in the New York Hilton Hotel on October 28- 29, 1980. Entitled Dieselcare 80, the seminar is being organized by Intec Press, Ltd.
Marine Industries Northwest Incorporated (MINI) recently drydocked the freighter Redfin to install a new bow thruster unit. The 2,800-ton drydock MINI 1, had previously lifted the Redfin's twin sister Yellowfin for a routine drydocking. Installation
An aid in determining possible fuel cost savings derived from burner upgrading is now available from Howe-Baker Engineers, Inc. The data sheet, consisting of four different graphs depicting natural gas, propane, No. 2 (diesel) oil, and No. 6 oil,
Eugene K. Pentimonti has been named vice president, Engineering at American President Lines, Ltd., Oakland, Calif. His responsibilities include overseeing all engineering design and construction of vessels, f a c i l i t i e s and equipment. The announcement was made by Henry Kozlowski,
Power take-offs (PTOs) designed for use on diesel engines with indirect drives are now available from the W i c h i t a Clutch Company, a subsidiary of Dana Corporation. These PTOs can handle the horsepower range from 250 to 800 hp at speeds up to 2,100 rpm.
A new four-page brochure on the efficient combustion of marine fuels is being offered by Todd Marine Systems, a company that brings to the marine world the amalgamation of combustion technologies from the United States and Europe through the recent merging of Todd Combustion, Inc.