Page 20: of Maritime Reporter Magazine (March 1974)
POWERFUL DIESELS, BY
DELAVAL, DRIVE THIS
NEW ALASKA FERRY
Two 9,200 horsepower
DELAVAL Enterprise diesel en- gines power the 418-foot, ocean-going M/V Columbia, launched this year. That's some- thing of a checkpoint in mari- time history, because these are the most powerful diesels de- signed and built by an American company to be installed in an
And now, the producer of
M/V Columbia's 16-cylinder RV
Series engine offers a new achievement in this line of great diesels. It's the DELAVAL 20- cylinder RV20, delivering up to 12,500 bhp to ships of all types, from tugs to modern 100,000 dwt tankers.
The sleek M/V Columbia is being built by Lockheed Ship- building and Construction Com- pany of Seattle, and designed by
Nickum & Spaulding Marine
Architects, whose other proud ships negotiate the challenging
Alaska seas and inlets under
DELAVAL diesel power.
For more information on how DELAVAL's Enterprise en- gines can bring your shipbuild- ing project important new economies in construction and during each year of the vessel's life, phone or write to us soon.
DELAVAL Turbine Inc., Engine and Compressor Division, 550 85th Ave., Oakland, California 94621. (415) 638-0130.