The latest achievement in the development of the Wartsila Diesel engine range is the Wartsila Vasa GD, a new gas-diesel engine that can operate on a wide variety of fuels, from poor quality heavy fuel to high quality hydrocarbon gases. The Vasa
The 750-foot M/T Torm Margrethe was recently christened at ceremonies at Burmeister & Wain Skibsvaerft A/S in Copenhagen. The single-screw tanker is the eighth in a series of Panamax product tankers, type CPT54E. She was contracted for by K/S Margretheholm,
The Ocean Pearl, newest addition to the San Diego tuna fleet, was christened recently at Campbell Industries. The tuna superseiner of 1,200-ton carrying capacity is similar to other seiners in the current Campbell series. The Ocean Pearl is owned by InterOcean Ships, Inc.
The 100-foot a l l - a l u m i n um crewboat Oil Corsair (shown above) was loaded aboard the Japanese freighter Seki Rokel recently in New Orleans for service in the waters offshore Angola in West Africa, highlighting a "first" for the shipbuilder.
A review of some notable conversions of inland/offshore vessels featured during 1985. HARVEY TROJAN Avondale-Harvey The Harvey Quick Repair Division of Avondale Shipyards in Harvey, La., during 1985 completed an extensive overhaul and re-engining of
Geonav, a shipboard computer distributed by Magnavox, displays nautical charts with coastline and other information the navigator requires. Designed as an integrated navaid, the computer interfaces with Loran and satnav receivers, autopilots, and