Page 32: of Maritime Reporter Magazine (August 15, 1978)
Red Star Towing Company. Port of New
York, runs a fleet of 25 tugs up and down the East Coast
A Mobil EM/PA program—Engine
Maintenance through Progressive
Analysis—helps keep these vessels running. And saves Red Star consider able amounts in operating costs
Reports Red Star's Port Engineer,
Jim Patterson, on Mobil s EM PA with its systematic oil analysis: EM PA not only permits us to schedule required 34 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News c 1977 Mobil Oil Corporation
Mobil's EM/PA saved Red Star's fleet operations $153,000 on two vessels alone.
That's why Mobil is Number One in marine lubrication. maintenance at convenient times, it actually saved the day on several occa- sions by alerting us to impending engine damage. The evidence showed up in the oil. thanks to laboratory analysis.
In the case of the Red Star tug
Huntington' EM/PA helped spot leaky fuel injectors, a broken cylinder liner and leaky water seals. An estimated
S75.000 saved in downtime and repairs
In the case of the Red Star tug Port
Jefferson. EM/PA helped show up a leaky fuel return line and faulty injectors.
An estimated $78,000 saved in overhaul and downtime costs.
These are examples of results that have been obtained with EM/PA. Mobil's program that continuously monitors both oil and engine conditions.
There's big money to be saved when you cut down on engine problems by spotting them early. Money saved on man-hours. On repairs On oil