Largest Vessel Delivered To Date By Washington Yard The 232-foot, 1,600-passenger M/V Star of Honolulu, the largest, heaviest vessel ever built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, was recently delivered by the firm's Whidbey Island, Wash., yard to operator, Paradise Cruise Ltd.
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),
Oglebay Norton Company's giant new Great Lakes vessel, the 1,000-foot Columbia Star, was christened recently at Sturgeon, Bay, Wise. The vessel's sponsor was Mrs. John J. Dwyer, wife of the president of Oglebay Norton. The ceremonies officially named the former Hull No.
John (Jack) J. McCarthy has joined Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser I n d u s t r i e s , Inc., Waukesha, Wis., as director of domestic field sales. In this position, Mr. McCarthy is responsible for the division's distributor organization and
The Arnessen Corporation of New Jersey, U.S. representatives of Atlas-Danmark Marine & Offshore, a Division of Atlas-Danmark A/S, reports that they believe Atlas-Danmark has an operating record for one of their freshwater generators. In 1959, an Atlas-Danmark freshwater generator (serial No.
Howard H. Hemphill has joined Schnitzer-Levin Marine Company in San Francisco, Calif., as manager of marine service, according to Wallace Z. Levin, general manager of the firm. Mr. Hemphill is owner of Earthwide Marine Service, and formerly a
In keeping with their efforts to provide a total coastwide service concept on marine rotating equipment, Steamco II, Inc. recently announced the opening of a new division office in Jacksonville, Fla. The new office will be headed by Douglas Whitney.
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.
The Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) announced its ninth triennial Propeller and Shafting Symposium, scheduled to be held in Virginia Beach, Va., on September 20 and 21, 2000. Held once every three years and organized by the M-16 Panel of SNAME,
Donald J. Noonan has been named manager of marketing for the Marine and Industrial Products Department of General Electric's Aircraft Engine Group. In announcing Mr. Noonan's appointment, O.R. Bonner, general manager, said that Mr. Noonan will