In March this year, Bath Iron Works Corporation awarded to Bird-Johnson Company of Walpole, Mass., a contract to supply the controllable- pitch main propulsion equipment for the DDG-51, the lead ship of the Arleigh Burke Class of guided-missile destroyers.
Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., recently delivered the cruise vessel Pacific Northwest Explorer to Alaska/Pacific Boat Company of Seattle. The 143-foot vessel incorporates many novel features not usually found in a boat of this size.
Two new series of economical, high-horsepower-capacity, light-al- loy marine transmissions have been introduced by ZF of North America. The IRM 41 series and IRM 50 series marine transmissions are rated for light- and medium-duty and pleasure craft duty cycles for diesel engines,
The appointment of Jack E. Horner as senior marine project engineer has been announced by David A. O'Neil, president of Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc. Seaworthy is engaged in engineering consulting for marine propulsion, fuel optimization and control systems for marine gas turbines,
Caterpillar Engine Division announces a new family of highspeed, heavy-duty diesel engines in the 800-1,600 bhp (600-1,200 kw) class. Designated the 3500 series, the engine family provides optimum value for a wide variety of high-horsepower applications.
Caprinus R Oil 40, Shell's medium viscosity index (MVI) lubricant for medium-speed diesel engines, is now an API CD quality oil for marine diesel engines. This means Caprinus R Oil 40 meets the performance requirements of Cummins and Caterpillar marine
A colorful brochure describing the new Galbraith-Pilot Marine "Packaged System Concept" in Marine Diesel Engine Automation Systems for ACC & ACCU operations is available from Marine Electric RPD Inc. The Galbraith-Pilot Marine Automation Systems
The new 1988-89 catalog of impellers, published by Barco Corporation of Tampa, Fla., includes two new elastomer Cam/Pumpliners. According to the company, the Barco elastomer products are extremely resistant to sand abrasion and friction caused by dry running.
— F r e e Brochures A v a i l a b l e— Detroit Diesel Corporation recently introduced three new generation high-speed engines for the passenger boat, pleasure craft and marine market—the 16V-149TI, 6- 71TI and 3000 Series. The 16V-149TI is a 16-cylinder,
Bailey Refrigeration Co., Inc., Avenel, N.J., has appointed Oscar F. Poppe Jr. as its Miami branch manager. Mr. Poppe comes to Bailey from Bermuda Star Line where he was vice president of operations. A marine engineer from Miami, Mr. Poppe has