M.A.N.-B&W Turbochargers Reduce Fuel Consumption

—Literature Available During the past year, the Polish engine manufacturer ZGODA tested an NA 34/T M.A.N.-B&W high-efficiency turbocharger on the test bed of a 6 ZL 40 engine. After successful tests, an identical engine from the four-engine plant

 

Lykes President W.J. Amoss Receives American Legion Merchant Marine Award

W.J. Amoss Jr., president of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., a subsidiary of The LTV Corporation, was presented the American Legion's National Merchant Marine Award by President Ronald Reagan in a recent White House ceremony. President Reagan said Mr.

Halter Marine Building Diesel-Electric Sternwheeler For 1984 World's Fair

What may be the newest "old" boat in the United States is under construction at Halter Marine's Moss Point, Miss., shipyard. There, a genuine sternwheeler with all the outward appearances of a paddlewheel riverboat of a bygone era is rising on the banks of the Escatawpa River.

First Heavy Lift Ships Built In U.S.

The first heavy lift ships ever built in a U.S. shipyard, the John Henry and the Paul Bunyan, were christened recently at the shipyard of Peterson Builders, Inc. in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. They are owned by American Heavy Lift Shipping Company (AHL),

First Sulzer RTA Engine Successfully Tested— Literature Available

The first RTA Superlongstroke engine, a 7-cylinder Mitsubishi- Sulzer RTA58, has been undergoing extensive tests at the Kobe works of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. Ninety-one of the RTA series have been committed for production since this model was announced a year ago.

Thor Dahl Shipping Expands To South Pacific

A/S Thor Dahl Shipping of Sanderjord, Norway has purchased South Pacific InterLine (SPI) from Reederi AB Gotland of Visby, Sweden. Thor Dahl Shipping assigned its San Francisco-based shipping company, South Seas Steamship (SSS), full responsiblity for managing SPI's vessels,

Propeller Club Announces Students Essay Contest

The Propeller Club of the United States has announced its 43rd Harold Harding Annual Maritime Essay Contest for High School Students, and its Second National Maritime Essay Contest for College Students. Capt. Robert E. Hart, president of The Propeller Club Port of New York,

Thrane & Thrane Offers Capsat Fleet77

Thrane & Thrane has started shipping Capsat Fleet77 products to its partners and distributors worldwide. "We have now been shipping Capsat Fleet77 systems to our distributors for a couple of weeks in order to enable them to demonstrate the product

Two Firms Request Aid For 165,000-DWT Tankers Costing $173.8 Million

Shipco 2295, Inc. and Shipco 2296, Inc., 611 Wilmington Trust Building, 110 West 10th Street, Wilmington, Del. 19801, have filed applications for Title XI Federal Ship Financing Guarantees to aid in financing the construction of two (one for each applicant) 165,

MarAd To Study Liner Segment Of U.S. Merchant Fleet

Harbridge House has been contacted by the Maritime Administration to perform what may be one of the most far-reaching studies ever of the liner segment of the U.S. merchant fleet. The study will explore the berth line operators in, basically, three possible economic settings: 1.