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20 Leading Marine Distributors

Cateripillar Inc.

e: plete line of controllable pitch pro- w: pellers, azimuthing thrusters, tunnel thrusters, and controls through the Cat

History: Propulsion division. The new 3500E

For over 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has series of EPA Tier 4 compliant die- been making sustainable progress pos- sel engines has already proven to be a sible and driving positive change on user-friendly and reliable product, and every continent. Customers turn to Cat- the C32 Tier 4 will be launched in the erpillar to help them develop infrastruc- near future as well. MaK medium speed ture, energy and natural resource assets. engines continue to offer outstanding

With 2016 sales and revenues of $38.5 service ? red by heavy fuel oil, and on billion, Caterpillar is the world’s lead- the other end of the power continuum, ing manufacturer of construction and the all-new C7.1 commercial propul- mining equipment, diesel and natural sion engine will soon be launched in gas engines, industrial gas turbines and 280, 350, 400, and 425HP con? gura- diesel-electric locomotives. The compa- tions. This new platform will be an ideal ny principally operates through its three stablemate to the new C9.3 propulsion product segments - Construction Indus- engine (375, 416, 476 bhp) that has al- tries, Resource Industries and Energy ready proven successful in towboat and & Transportation - and also provides ? - ? shing boat applications.

nancing and related services through its

Financial Products segment. For more Projects: information, visit To A pair of Tier 4 Cat 3516Es have been connect with us on social media, visit installed in hulls 121 (Benson George Moran), 122, and 123 (the latter two for

G&H towing) at Washburn & Dough-

Offering: ty, making Moran Towing and G&H, repowered a vessel with 3516Cs, hav- muthing thrusters. Built by Bay Delta,

Caterpillar Inc. and the over 150 Cat along with McAllister Towing, among ing removed older medium speed two- Foss recently launched 3516E-equipped the ? rst to adopt Tier 4 Caterpillar iron cycle main engines. Harley Marine “Caden Foss”. Kirby has undertaken dealers worldwide offer marine propul- sion engines ranging from 280 to over in tugs. Gladding-Hearn launched the recently launched the Tier 4 compliant construction of six ATBs, featuring Tier 22,500 horsepower, as well as marine fast ferry “Champion”, hull 418, for the “Earl W. Redd”, accompanied by “Dr. 4 3516Es, and G&H Towing has com- generator sets from 10 to 15,440 kW. MBTA which features Cat C32 main Hank Kaplan” and “Rich Padden”, the mitted to eight tugs to be built at Gulf

Additionally, Caterpillar offers a com- engines. Cross Sound Ferries recently latter two featuring Cat Propulsion azi- Island Shipyard, also featuring 3516Es.

JA Moody: Composeal Valves Keep NCL Sailing

JA Moody is the national distributor Problems with the metal valves in the used in both hot and cold water applica- for Emerson valves and control prod- pools and spas would cause extended tions, heating and ventilation systems, ucts. With millions of passengers trav- delays in dry dock for service and re- swimming pools and waste water treat- eling each year, cruising has become a pairs. JA Moody was able to offer Em- ment, such as puri? cation, ozone and major part of the tourism industry. For erson’s Composeal valves with multiple demineralization. In addition to their companies like Norwegian Cruise Line, available con? gurations to readily ser- enhanced performance, Composeal but- it is critical that their passenger ships vice Norwegian Cruise Line’s applica- ter? y valves also provide excellent cor- are available and at sea, serving their tion needs. rosion resistance, resulting in a longer clientele, as much as possible. When product lifecycle.

Norwegian Cruise Line began to experi- OPPORTUNITY: The Composeal valves can replace ence wear and tear of valve units servic- Damaged and corroded valves requir- stainless steel and other high priced ing the pools and spas on their Norwe- ing repeated replacement. exotic metals in corrosive service. The gian Jewel cruise ship, they proactively light weight construction enables more wanted to get ahead of the situation. JA SOLUTION: ef? cient transportation and simpli? ed

Moody was able to step in and offer a Composeal valves provided a light installation, reducing carbon emissions solution to this potential maintenance weight, cost effective alternative. and cutting the overall manufacturing

With a classi? cation market share of issue. costs of the vessel. In addition, Com- 21 percent of all ships currently on or-

The Norwegian Jewel is the lead ves- Emerson’s Composeal valves have poseal valves are made of advanced der Det Norske Veritas (DNV) is one sel of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Jewel successfully passed extensive tests to composite material and are 100% re- of the world’s leading maritime certi- class cruise ships and it is critical that prove compliance with marine appli- cyclable, making them the ideal ? t for her maintenance requirements allow the cation standards. They are suitable for companies committed to sustainable ? cation societies. Emerson’s Keystone

Composeal butter? y valves success- vessel to be at sea as much as possible. a wide variety of purposes and can be production.

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