propulsion

ZF Fortifies Product Line, Business Plan

Consolidation of manufacturing and service entities is perhaps the world's worst kept secret. Marine propulsion manufacturers, in particular, have been rapidly consolidating companies, lines and capabilities in order to broaden their organizations to be truly global,

 

Spain: Finding Strength in Specialization

As the powerful entity created from the merger of Empresa Nacional Bazan and Astilleros Espanoles at the end of 2000, IZAR has underscored a commitment to design and engineering technology development, in conjunction with efficient production,

Nichols Brothers Yard Delivers Luxury Catamaran Cruise Vessel

Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc. on Whidbey Island (Freeland), Wash., recently delivered the luxury cruise vessel Executive Explorer, a catamaran designed to carry 49 passengers, to Glacier Bay Yacht Tours, Inc. of Seattle. The 104-foot, four-deck

Cat's New Diagnostic Tools Improve Servicing

—Literature Available Diagnostic tools adequate for engine systems designed a decade ago cannot compete with newly designed, more dependable, reliable, and accurate tools. Today's marine propulsion and auxiliary drive systems demand more accurate

DPS: Expanding Options for Many Operators

Paul English, sales and business development manager for Alstom's Marine and Offshore activities, looks back at the company's role in the development of Dynamic Positioning Systems In recent years, dynamic positioning (DP) systems have become

Four Executive Promotions Announced By Rosenblatt

Lester Rosenblatt, chairman of the board, M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., the worldwide naval architectural and marine engineering firm headquartered in New York, recently announced the appointment of Douglas J. Yuengling to the position of assistant

CF ' 0 3 Spotlights Industry Challenges

Cruise + Ferry 2003, which is set for London's Grand Hall, Olympia, from May 13-15, will be the 10th biennial exhibition and conference in a series ranked as the passenger shipping industry's premier technical and operations event. The extended

Omnithruster Appoints Manotherm Representative For Benelux Countries

Charles M. Aker, vice president and general manager of Omnithruster Inc., has announced the signing of a r e p r e s e n t a t i v e 's agreement with Manotherm B.V. to cover the Benelux countries, and act as service agents in many chief seaports of the world.

Omnithruster Expands Into New Office And Manufacturing Facility

Omnithruster Inc. has expanded into new facilities to accommodate the growth of its maneuvering and slow-speed positioning systems. Incorporated in the new location will be the administration, marketing, and engineering offices including designing and manufacturing of thrusters,

Royal Navy Purchases Raytheon Bathy System

—Literature Available The British Royal Navy has purchased a deepwater bathy system from Raytheon Ocean Systems Company, East Providence, R.I., and installed it aboard the HMS Challenger, a new seabed operations vessel. The Challenger is one

 
 
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