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  • L. (Larry) Williams, manager of Caterpillar Tractor Co., Industrial Division Marketing Department since 1969, has been named manager of a newly expanded worldwide engine marketing organization which includes all sales, sales development, and service functions.

    Mr. Williams joined Caterpillar in 1952, after receiving a B.S. degree in geological engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, and later worked for mining and machine repair companies. At Caterpillar, he has held numerous management positions, both foreign and domestic, in sales and in marketing.

    T.N. (Terry) Thorstenson has been appointed manager of the new Sales Development Department. Manager of Industrial Division dealer sales since 1974, Mr. Thorstenson joined Caterpillar in 1959 after receiving a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of North Dakota. He has held several management positions, with sales responsibilities for both North and South America.

  • A thoughtfully organized and easy to follow 20-page "Guidebook For Propulsion and Auxiliary Power Selection" has been published recently by Caterpillar Marine Systems of Caterpillar Tractor Co., Peoria, 111. The guidebook contains complete information on all of Caterpillar Marine's engines

  • Caterpillar Tractor Co., Engine Division, has announced a new 1,200-rpm 3412 marine engine configuration rated 317 kw (425 hp) at 1,200 rpm continuous and 354 kw (475 hp) at 1,200 rpm medium-duty c o m m e r c i a l . This new configuration was designed to operate within the 450-1,200 rpm range.

  • Caterpillar Tractor Company, headquartered in Peoria, 111., recently became Caterpillar Inc. following approval of the name at the annual meeting. Also, the company's state of incorporation has been changed from California to Delaware as a result of the shareholders' action. "Caterpillar Inc.

  • A new Caterpillar-powered tugboat ordered by the Port and Maritime Services Co. Ltd. in Gdansk, is set to play a key role in the ambitious expansion plans of the port authority. Improving the facilities available to customers using the port of Gdansk, including ship owners visiting the massive Rernontowa

  • will invest $12.7 million in an expansion; St. Louis, Mo., Ford Motor Co. has added 1,250 workers at its auto assembly plant; Davenport, Iowa, Caterpillar Tractor Co. will enlarge its heavy equipment and diesel engine parts manufacturing plant; Muscatine, Iowa, Monsanto Co. will spend $22 million

  • . (4.8 m) beam, the ABS-classed supply vessel houses the most recent propulsion innovations and control systems. Its plant is comprised of a pair of Caterpillar 3516B main engines rated at 2,000-hp each at 1,600 rpm. Also included are Caterpillar Engine Vision Alarm and Monitoring System, coupled to

  • electronically-controlled Caterpil- lar 3516B diesels delivering 4,400 bhp @ 1,600 rpm, supplied by N C Power Systems Co. in Seattle and financed by Caterpillar Financial Services Corpora- tion through their marine division. The engines turn Ulstein stern Z-drives with 94.5-in. propellers inside Ulstein

  • The West German firm of J.M. Voith GmbH recently announced that British shipowners Tees Towing Co., Ltd. of Middlesborough ordered two Voith water tractors from the Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd. Shipyard. The 98-foot-long by 32-foot-wide tractors will be propelled by two size 28 G 11/185 Voith-Schnei

  • Dillingham Maritime Services, Seattle, Wash., recently delivered all the materials, except for pouredin- place concrete, for seven separate highway bridges at four different construction sites in Anchorage, Alaska. The 6,000 ton cargo was carried from Seattle via water on a tandem tow of two barges

  • Jack Wilskey, president of Mid- Coast Marine in Coos Bay, Ore., recently signed a contract to build a new Voith tractor tug for Willamette Tug & Barge, a division of Riedel International, Inc., Portland. The tug was designed by Nickum & Spaulding Associates, Inc. (N&SA), Seattle, Wash. This trend-set

  • Schottel of America, Inc. has announced the signing of two contracts with A s t i l l e r o s Unidos, S.A. of Mexico City (the government- owned shipbuilding group), for the design of six 22-meter Schottel Tractor Tugs, as well as the supply of the complete propulsion machinery p a c k a g e for thes

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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 39

    waii, underwater mining tools target the whole gamut of min- of major offshore acreage awards. Deepsea miner, Ocean ing support tasks. Minerals, says REEs are “17 chemically similar metals con- sisting of the 15 elements known as the lanthanides plus yt- High-stakes ops trium and scandium” and they’re of

  • MT Apr-19#22 Case Study Science
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 22

    Case Study Science Sea Star Population in Danger The combination of ocean warming have stayed so low in the past three est ocean, and it is not recovering in the and an infectious wasting disease has years, we consider them endangered in same way experienced by the intertidal devastated populations of

  • MT May-19#40 SurfWEC &  the quest 
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    May 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 40

    SurfWEC & the quest for ef cient wave-generated power enewable energy production is of? cially ‘hot’, as a Wave-generated power could be number of engineering advances and government subsidies have conspired to help deploy, test, and considered the Rodney Danger- Rprove in real-world conditions the

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    May 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 33

    Image: Sonardyne Anna Botting from Sky News shown while live on television using BlueComm 200 UV ENGINEERED TO WITHSTAND to communicate YOUR ENVIRONMENT wirelessly subsea. DARK SABER LED Light + Laser + Strobe 11,000 Lumens suf? cient separation in the wavelengths to limit interfere

  • MT May-19#8 Technology New & Notable
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    May 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 8

    Technology New & Notable Valeport: New Enviro Range Hydramec Electric AHC LARS Valeport Valeport has launched a new Enviro- Hydramec Offshore completed the Hyperion Turbidity mental range of optical sensors. supply, integration and operational Hyperion Turbidity – A standalone testing of a fully Active

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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 90

    This directory section is an editorial feature published in every issue for the convenience of the readers of MARITIME REPORTER. A quick-reference readers’ guide, it includes the names and addresses of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of all types of marine machinery, equipment, supplies and

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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 88

    P PRODUCTS Shell Launches Alexia 40 Shell Marine is introducing Shell Alexia 40 – with a Base Number of 40 – a new two-stroke engine cylinder oil speci? cally for use with en- gines running on 0.5% sulfur content Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO). Shell Alexia 40 has undergone thousands of hours of

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    LAVAL Sanmar, CAT: Hybrid Collaboration PUREBALLAST 3 Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Sanmar Shipyards was selected by received an updated type ap- Caterpillar Marine to build the ? rst proval from the U.S. Coast tug to incorporate its hydraulic hybrid Guard. Alfa Laval PureBallast propulsion system

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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 69

    T TECH FILES CAT Targets Cruise for its Multi-Engine Optimizer Caterpillar is touting its Multi-Engine Cat’s MEO Optimizer (MEO) as a solution for ex- isting cruise ships to burn less fuel, run cleaner, keep uptime and reliability high while keeping costs down. Caterpillar’s MEO is designed to lay over

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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 57

    WORKBOATS: INSIDE THE U.S. WORKBOAT MARKET with Caterpillar engines. Two 6,700 hp tractor tugs Monitoring the Energy Markets America’s Marine Highway grants, announced in April have already been delivered and are now stationed in Developments in the energy markets are set to impact 2019, included $3.

  • MR May-19#44 MARINE PROPULSION • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 44

    MARINE PROPULSION • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP Power Players With new fuel rules courtesy of By Greg Trauthwein IMO2020 quickly approaching and emissions reduction and elim- ination on the agenda for the next 30 years, marine engine OEMs are on the front line, working with ship MAN B&W owners, marine fuel and

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    GREEN MARINE • Batteries & Hybrids estern Norway’s UNES- aboard, including scrubbers. Most are cruise ships entering the protected fjords debate on the embarrassing fjord clouds CO-designated Gei- on cleaner, low-sulfur distillate fuels for were built, on average, 20 years ago and that led to the new

  • MR May-19#32 GREEN MARINE • Propulsion
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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 32

    GREEN MARINE • Propulsion From coal to oil to natural gas MV Sajir Moves to Methane By Peter Pospeich n its more than 170 years the propulsion system of its 15,000 TEU ship will be carried out by Huarun Da- date, provides for the conversion of an of existence, the Hamburg- container vessel MV SAJIR to

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    May 2019 - Marine News page: 59

    for 15, 100-ton class vessels for the Taiwan Coast Guard (TCG). Selected for its superior quality and durability, MJP’s Victaulic Celebrates 100 Caterpillar Develops DRB line of waterjets are construct- Years of Patented Innovation Solutions for EU V ed from duplex stainless-steel and In April, Victaulic

  • MN May-19#58 PRODUCTS
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    May 2019 - Marine News page: 58

    PRODUCTS Furuno’s 12KW Radar for Inland Waterways Furuno has introduced a higher-pow- ered FR1918VBB River Radar. With a 12kW output and all of the same critical features and functionality of its “little brother”, the FR1918VBB will enhance the situational awareness of any river vessel. The

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    May 2019 - Marine News page: 32

    COLUMN INLAND FINANCE But I Don’t Need That Much: When enough to meet the need is not enough to get the help. By James A. Kearns From my of? ce window in down- highway heavily congested, even at a standstill at times. town St. Louis, I can see a dramatic This congested traf? c usually includes many

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  • MP Q1-19#20 INSIGHTS
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    Mar/Apr 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 20

    INSIGHTS Using Technology to Streamline Operations in Container Shipping he container shipping industry faces many challenges, par- gine manufacturers, to produce engines locally rather than ship- ticularly when it comes to increasing uncertainty in the ping them from elsewhere. T global political and

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    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 59

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    T TECH FILES KVH: NEW VSAT ANTENNA KVH introduced the Trac- HGG: Ship Pro? ler Automates Cutting Phone V11-HTS, and antenna that the company dubs ‘the world’s fastest’ 1 meter Ku/C- HGG’S new UPC 450 Ship Pro? ler increases cutting and pre-fabrication band maritime VSAT antenna. productivity by

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    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 46

    T TECHNOLOGY: RIBS & PATROL CRAFT “THE MANEUVRABILITY OF A JET-DRIVEN BOAT IS PHE- NOMENAL – IT REALLY HAS TO BE SEEN TO BE BELIEVED. THE LAUNCH AND RECOVERY EQUIPMENT HELPS US GET SAFELY BACK TO SHORE, NO MATTER WHAT THE CONDI- TIONS” TREVOR BUNNEY, MECHANIC AT RNLI, DUNGE- NESS LIFEBOAT STATION life

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    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 45

    T TECHNOLOGY: RIBS & PATROL CRAFT The RNLI has also introduced a new launch and recovery tractor, designed in conjunction with high- mobility-vehicles specialist Supacat Ltd, speci? cally for use with the Shannon. It acts as a mobile slipway. Pictured is the Hoylake, UK Shannon class lifeboat being

  • MR Apr-19#40 WARSHIPS • WORLD NAVIES
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    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 40

    WARSHIPS • WORLD NAVIES Supersonic Hsiung-Feng III missile, developed by NCSIST. NCSIST Photo more complicated, the Belgian Navy sees them also as SeaSparrow Missile (ESSM) has served as the RDN’s indigenous capability. Much of that is designed, devel- useful. “There is private owned infrastructure