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
Apelco's XVC 8100 Color Video Fishfinder/Plotter is a powerhouse in a small package. It gives sharp, bright, eight-color displays of bottom and midwater fish and other targets on a 6-inch screen, plus valuable plotting information to help you
Operating between Nassau and Harbor Island and Eleuthera in the Bahamas, M/V Bo Hengy carries passengers daily for this ferry service that provides an innovative form of transportation, inter-island in the Bahamas. Until now, the only form of transportation on this route was via air,
The City of Memphis has received and placed into service a fireboat made by MonArk Boat Company of Monticello, Ark. The fireboat, MonArk's Model 2609, will be used by the Memphis Fire Department in responding to waterfront fires and emergencies on the Mississippi River.
—Literature Available System 900, a new automatic data collection and charting system for hydrographic surveying and dredge control, was demonstrated for the first time recently by Racal Positioning Systems Limited. Literature is now available describing System 900 in full detail.
Ciserv AB of Gothenburg and ScanMarine Services BV/ScanMarine Trading BV of Rotterdam has agreed to collaborate in a new, jointly owned company—Ciserv Rotterdam BV. Ciserv will buy 50 percent of ScanMarine; at the same time the name will be changed to Ciserv Rotterdam.
Wooster Products Inc. of Wooster, Ohio, recently published a 20- page catalog on the anti-slip safety stair and walkway products manufactured by the company. Included in the three-hole-punch catalog are Spectra® safety treads, specified for best architectural aesthetics,
Datamarine adds a new dimension to loran and Satnav navigation with the introduction of the Model 7000 Datamarine Chartlink. The Chartlink delivers vital navigation information quickly and in an easy-to-understand form by translating loran or
—Literature Available The City of Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has awarded a Port Development Study to MarineSafety International, which is headquartered at the National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point, N.Y. The study effort,
Heidenreich Marine has reorganized to pool partners and to facilitate Heidmar's growth in oil transportation and related industries. A new parent company, which will be called Heidmar Inc. will be formed to provide oversight of all the Heidmar companies