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Meyer Werft of Papenburg, Ger-I many delivered another 6,000-grtl passenger ship to the Directorate]
General of Sea Communication,!
Jakarta/Indonesia. The new build-1 ing, with a length of 327 feet (99.8 m) and a breadth of 59 feet (18 m)l was named Leuser by Mien I
Sugandhi, Indonesian Minister ofj
Women's Affairs. The vessel will! carry a maximum of970 passengers | plus 87 officers and crew.
Leuser is third in a series of five I vessels (two 14,000 grt and three I 6,000 grt units) for the Republic of I
Indonesia. Delivery of the last two smaller ships of this series will also take place this year, making a total of 21 ships the yard has built for
Two main four-stroke MaK 6Mu 453C engines with an output of 1,600 kW each provide the ship with a service speed of 15 knots. The ship is built in accordance with the regu- lations of the Indonesian classifica- tion society BKI and under the sur- vey of Germanischer Lloyd.
The ship's monitoring system from Siemens, type Simos IMA 51, consists of a central station and two self-sufficient substations in the engine room, monitoring exhaust gas temperatures as well as the con- tents of the fresh water, lubricating oil and fuel oil tanks.
The interiors are typically Indo- nesian, with most of the decorations having been chosen by Indonesian architects, and a mosque has been built on deck 6. Leuser will be employed on the inter-island route
Pontianak - Tanung Priok - Muntok - Kijang - Pontianak. For more information on Meyer Werft,
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Dorman Diesels Unit Wins
Orders For Eight Engines
Dorman Diesels BV, The Nether- lands, recently won contracts to supply a range of their Sea King 6 and Sea King 8 marine diesel en- gines to provide main propulsion power for four inland transport ships operating in European waters.
The engines, supplied to Zwart
IJmuiden, were required on a short lead time, so that the operator could return to duty in as short a time as possible.
Dorman's Sea King range of six and eight cylinder in-line marine engines were joined in the early
Association To Celebrate
D-Day Ships7 Last Voyage
The Maritime Association of the
Port of N.Y. and N.J. is planning a week-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of D-Day, the main event of which is Convoy '94: The
Last Convoy. From May 1-5, 1994 there will be a public showing of two of the original Liberty ships that made the famous 1944 trip to the beaches of Normandy, the Lane
Victory and the SS John Brown, before they set sail for their last trip across the Atlantic and onto the shores of France. Included in the festivities are plans for an interna- tional flag ceremony in Battery Park and a World War II vintage plane air show. Also, the Annual Maritime
Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner/
Dance will be held on the Statue of
Liberty Island. The dinner is open to the public and will include such hon- orees as the president of the
AFL-CIO, Lane Kirkland; the chairman of Norton Lilly
Intl., John Griffith; and the president of Keystone Ship- ping, Gerhard Kurz. For more information on the event, contact Art Tuttleman or
Nick Cretan at the Maritime
Association, 17 Battery Place,
Suite 1115, New York, N.Y., 10004; tel: (212) 425-5704; fax: (212) 635-9498.
Performance video available.
Call for a complimentary copy. fax: 1.619.336.4616
Meyer Werft's passenger vessel Leuser, just deliv-| ered to Indonesia.
Meyer Werft Delivers
Passenger Ship Leuser
Swath Ocean Systems, Inc. 1313 W. 24th Street, National City, CA 91950 phone: 1.619.336.4615
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Pictured above: The most recent launching by SWA TH Ocean Systems. "A custom 4000 Class SWATH: 90'LOA, 45'Beam; Power: Twin Caterpillar 3516 Dsls.';'
Speed in photo: 25.6 Knots; Max. range: 3000 NM;
Constuction: Aluminum hull & superstructure.
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