David Tinsley

  • Modern tools of research take many, increasingly high-technology forms, but large test machinery is especially apposite to the marine field, with its blend of applied science and solid, practical disciplines. Giving tangible form to a commitment to developing lube oils suited to evolving technical and operational needs, TotalFinaElfs maritime lubricants specialist Lubmarine has ploughed $2-million into a new, purpose- built test engine in France.

    Derived from a five-cylinder medium-speed diesel of the MAN B&W 16/24 type, the Innovator-4C evaluation and research engine is due to be brought into service this month (May) at the TotalFinaElf Research Center (CRES) at Solaize, near Lyons. It will replace the single-cylinder, Elf-Optimizer test bench, based on a Pielstick PC2.6 engine, first installed at Solaize 20 years ago and extensively modified in 1994 in response to changing development requirements.

    The Innovator-4C will be used for validating both two-stroke and four-stroke engine formulations prior to in-service trials, and for fundamental research, including experiments with new additives, synthetic and biodegradable base stocks. Lubmarine plans to run the engine for between 3,000 and 4,000 hours/yr., depending on test needs and schedules. The ultimate goal, of course, is the provision of lubricants engendering greater fuel economy, lower maintenance costs and longer engine life.

    The five cylinders of the 16/24 base engine have been reconfigured into three separate lubrication circuits, two for testing and one for operational requirements.

    This will allow two formulations to be compared simult a n e o u s ly under common conditions of temperature and pressure.

    The capability to undertake two tests in tandem, in combination with the engine's very high safety margins, means that meaningful results will be obtainable faster, bearing favorably on project timeframes and on testing system productivity at Solaize.

    — By David Tinsley

  • a total energy supply system have also included the establishment of an experimental facility for NGH production at the company's Chiba site. David Tinsle

  • effectively in the global marketplace is superior product combined with efficient production. One of the more notable examples of this is covered in David Tinsley's article on the Caterpillar takeover of MaK, beginning on page 34. Trends driving the German maritime suppliers, though, are not unique to

  • a compact pure car carrier (PCC), intended for the buoyant vehicle export trade out of Spain, a prominent and growing European auto manufacturby David Tinsley, technical editor er. The vessel was closely followed down the mountain-fringed Ria de Vigo by the first of a new breed of RoRo passenger (RoPax)

  • For an independent tanker owner to undertake a newbuild fleet development program amounting to 3-million tons of crude oil carrier capacity in itself demonstrates a high degree of business verve. But to emphatically put one's own stamp on the design, construction and equipping of such tonnage is an

  • Eastern seaboard operator Gypsum Transportation provided a beacon for the industry when it nominated a camshaftless, electronically controlled Sulzer diesel engine for its 50,000-dwt-bulker newbuild project. Now, the interests behind a Mediterranean reefership scheme have also endorsed the concept

  • Increasing commercial pressures and structural changes in the maritime industries call for new approaches to better ensure vessel and equipment quality and improved safety, believes Lutz Wittenberg, Germanischer Lloyd's divisional director of projects and marketing. In a bold presentation likely

  • Compelling design and operational arguments in favor of podded electric drives can be expected to transcend any negative impressions formed from the recent clutch of problems and complications experienced with such systems in certain cruise ship and ferry applications. Experience has shown that techn

  • Technical proposals for the shipment of natural gas under compression rather than in the refrigerated, liquefied state have surfaced from time to time over the years, but have received a lukewarm response from the marine industry. The considerable cost of the shipboard containment methodology has

  • Finnish technical consultancy Deltamarin, in characteristically innovative style, is breaking new ground with the development of new computer-based services encompassing safety simulation and risk assessment, knowledge management and life-cycle support. Its latest endeavors form the basis of what

  • Testament to the Spanish state-owned group's determination to raise performance throughout the organization, IZAR is on track to deliver a high-grade R0R0 passenger ferry only 20 months after contract signing. The launch of the 6,300-dwt Murillo a month ahead of schedule has also underscored the

  • As the powerful entity created from the merger of Empresa Nacional Bazan and Astilleros Espanoles at the end of 2000, IZAR has underscored a commitment to design and engineering technology development, in conjunction with efficient production, in its drive for business in the specialized vessel

  • MT Apr-19#53 .
Scientists led by Dr. David Pearce, Head of Profession)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 53

    the ship noise and operating at dramatically slower speeds, data resolution is greatly enhanced and adap- tive sampling possible. Scientists led by Dr. David Pearce, Head of Profession, Ma- rine Observations Systems, in 2018 completed a six-week, www.marinetechnologynews.com Marine Technology Reporter

  • MT Apr-19#52  measure the ocean. New  Dr. David Chadwell of Scripps Institution)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 52

    collaborative work toward Several recent sea? oor geodesy projects have been led by improving our ability to monitor and measure the ocean. New Dr. David Chadwell of Scripps Institution of Oceanography. technologies, in particular the emerging industry of unmanned In 2016 and 2017, he and his research

  • MR May-19#90 . KG, Hermann-Blohm-Strasse 3, 
David Clark Company (Wireless)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 90

    .com.au COMMUNICATIONS marketing3@aussiepumps.com.au contact: Melinda WATER JET SYSTEMS Blohm+Voss B.V. & Co. KG, Hermann-Blohm-Strasse 3, David Clark Company (Wireless Headset Jansen, www.aussiepumps.com.au 20457 Hamburg, Germany Germany , tel:+49 40 3119 Aussie Pumps, 7 Gladstone Road

  • MR May-19#84  
from the hulls up. He asked David Walworth, 
an MIT educated)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 84

    experience for his guests; knowledge, custom boats and quality gear. His boat is called Squid, and Litmer built it from the hulls up. He asked David Walworth, an MIT educated boat designer and builder, President of Walworth Yacht Designs, to de- sign the perfect boat for the dolphin watch- ing

  • MR May-19#82  cavitation and URN,” 
says David Taylor
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    Noise Left: Tip vortex cavitation from unmodi? ed propeller. “PressurePores has a major mitigating effect on propeller cavitation and URN,” says David Taylor Image courtesy: Strathclyde University and Oscar Propulsion Propeller technology has traditionally been the holy pulsion. “Increased levels

  • MR May-19#59  River. The Coast Guard main- David Hewson from Vessel Tracker)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 59

    ? cial on update rate. quarter of 2019 with the start of service traf? c, ferries do not travel in a straight the Ohio River. The Coast Guard main- David Hewson from Vessel Tracker in the ? rst quarter of 2020. Additional line between ports A and B; diesel-elec- tains 129 towers on the inland water-

  • MR May-19#55  
range,” KEX President and CEO David 
Grzebinski told investors)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 55

    of activity, which resulted in tight market conditions and barge utilization levels for our ? eet in the low to mid-90% range,” KEX President and CEO David Grzebinski told investors, on its con- ference call detailing 2018 Q4 results. “With these tight market conditions spot market rates increased in

  • MN May-19#42  conference call, Kirby CEO David Grze- place. There was)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 42

    growth over the longer term (see chart 1). a massive producer of oil and we still had the export ban in On the latest conference call, Kirby CEO David Grze- place. There was crude by rail and you couldn’t build pipelines binski estimated that the Cenac purchase price was 25- and rail cars fast enough

  • MN May-19#41  the 
bottom of the cycle.” 
– David Grzebinski, 
Kirby Corp)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 41

    think about the earnings power of the company, it’s much higher than it has ever been, and we’re just now coming out of the bottom of the cycle.” – David Grzebinski, Kirby Corp CEO of those bonds issued to fund the pur- rine-transportation division. chase of Higman, and others issued “With the S&S

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  • MP Q1-19#31  will arrive in August). 
David Whene, president of Greenwich)
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    2018 Post-Panamax cranes, bringing the total operational cranes on the handled a record 600,000 TEU. terminal to six (a seventh will arrive in August). David Whene, president of Greenwich Terminals, operator of Rick Eyerdam The Author the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, said, “With ship productiv- is an

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  • MR Apr-19#59  1 6060 Hareid , tel:47 700 
David Clark Company (Wireless)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 59

    - HybriDrive Solutions, 1098 Clark Street, Bristol Harbor Group, Inc., 99 Poppasquash Road Unit Jets Vacuum AS, Myravegen 1 6060 Hareid , tel:47 700 David Clark Company (Wireless Headset Endicott, NY 13760 , tel:(607) 770-2083, H, Bristol, RI , USA , tel:(401) 253-4318, 39 100, fax:47 700 39 101, post@jets

  • MR Apr-19#34  to progress 
more quickly.” 
David Grucza, Director, U.S)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 34

    vessels and they don’t have some of the regulatory burdens or liabilities that private companies have, allowing them to progress more quickly.” David Grucza, Director, U.S. Marine, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. of the industry. As example, readers generally the center stage show-stopper

  • MR Apr-19#29  is Siemens, 
and according to David Grucza, Direc-
tor, U)
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    ship, with zero emissions. (See related story on page 37). Another leader in the ? eld of autono- mous ship development is Siemens, and according to David Grucza, Direc- tor, U.S. Marine, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc., Siemens’ view dif- fers slightly. “Some have a ‘bridge cen- tric’ view of

  • MR Apr-19#5  boat from Zodiac Hurricane
The David Clark  
Series 9100 Digital)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 5

    Series 9100 Digital Communication System installed on the new 13M ZH-1300 OB Interceptor demo boat from Zodiac Hurricane The David Clark Series 9100 Digital Marine Communication System Zodiac has worked closely with reliable partners including David “ Clark for the intercom system, combining both

  • MR Mar-19#58  Lake Mary Blvd. Units 1010-
David Clark Company (Wireless)
    March 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 58

    Chris Peitchinis, www.tube-mac.com Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd, Clittaford Road Southway, Water Cannon, 4300 West Lake Mary Blvd. Units 1010- David Clark Company (Wireless Headset PORT SECURITY Plymouth, Devon PL6 6DE United Kingdom , UK , 424 , USA , tel:321-800-5763, sales@watercannon.com

  • MR Mar-19#54  and transported 
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can match her ?)
    March 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 54

    ,000 average Norwegians. there require the large dimensions. “The Nor are there any other wellboats that salmon must be treated and transported Photo:s David Zadig can match her ? sh tank capacity or have many times throughout their life cycle, NB 135, Ronja Storm by the dock at the yard in Leirvik in

  • MR Mar-19#44  TRAINING & EDUCATION
David Thomson 
graduated from)
    March 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 44

    S SIMULATION: TRAINING & EDUCATION David Thomson graduated from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow as a Naval Architect, moving directly into the computer aided design industry where he implemented 3D design software in over 20 shipyards. Most recently he led a small team at AVEVA dedicated to

  • MR Mar-19#37  through plastic bags.”
Photo: David Vargas/Lindblad Expeditions
www)
    March 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 37

    and leave value. We must protect our asset and avoid destructive intrusion. A surfer doesn’t want to go to Bali and surf through plastic bags.” Photo: David Vargas/Lindblad Expeditions www.marinelink.com 37 MR #3 (34-41).indd 37 3/7/2019 10:42:14 A

  • MR Mar-19#14  AND DOWN THE ATLANTIC COAST.”
DAVID WHITE, 
EXECUTIVE VICE)
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    IN VA BUT IN OTHER MAR- KETS. WE ARE WELL POSITIONED TO PLAY A SIG- NIFICANT ROLE FOR CONSTRUCTION, SUPPLY AND SERVICE UP AND DOWN THE ATLANTIC COAST.” DAVID WHITE, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, VMA Photos: David White were from Virginia, but there were also time is running out because the session accounting

  • MR Mar-19#4  magazines. He can be reached  David graduated from the University)
    March 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 4

    . Additionally, he is Editor of both Maritime Logistics Thompson two years (24 issues) $190.00 Professional and MarineNews magazines. He can be reached David graduated from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow Rest of the World: at jkeefe@maritimeprofessional.com or at Keefe@marinelink. as a Naval

  • MR Mar-19#2  pioneer.
By Lisa Overing
David Vargas
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Built to Explore
Insi)
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    Sailing The cruise industry remains on a record pace By Barry Parker MSC 34 Sven Lindblad One-on-one with an expedition cruise pioneer. By Lisa Overing David Vargas 38 Built to Explore Inside Endurance, “the best expedition cruise ship ever built.” By Greg Trauthwein Lindblad Expeditions 48 Staynig in Touch Satco

  • MT Jan-19#57  able long-term consequence, as David  done, is personally very)
    January 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 57

    2030 as a project of unquestion- need, to rally resources and help to get it ception, not the norm, so the fact that able long-term consequence, as David done, is personally very satisfying.” Oceanology International is celebrating Millar explains. Following an introduction in which its 50th anniversary