Abreu is certified as a Master Marine Mechanic for Mercury outboard and sterndrive engines. He also has experience with diesel engines, transmissions, generators, and a variety of other vessel systems. Founded in 1939 in , Boatswain’s Locker has provided sales and service of marine engine products for both recreational and commercial vessels for over 69 years. Boatswain’s Locker is the distributor for Yanmar Marine Diesel Engines, Kohler Marine Generators, Hamilton Waterjet Propulsion Systems, Velvet Drive Transmissions, ZF Transmissions, as well as commercial marine engines from Mitsubishi, Scania and Iveco for the Southwest U.S., , and Mexico.Boatswain’s Locker is also an Authorized Dealer for MerCruiser inboard and sterndrive marine engines. The new branch is located at Drive, . The facility will be fully operational by the end of October 2008. www.boatswainslocker.com
Eighty members from the Coast Guard air station here will receive awards Wednesday for their actions during the Hurricane Katrina rescue response. RADM Larry Hereth, commander of the Fifth Coast Guard District, will officiate the ceremony where pilots, rescue swimmers, flight mechanics and maintenance mechanics will be presented with Air Medals and other honors. The 80 members comprise about one-third of the air station's entire crew
John V. Wehausen, professor emeritus of engineering science at the University of California, Berkeley, and one of the world's leading researchers in hydrodynamics, has died at the age of 92. Wehausen died of congestive heart failure on Oct. 6 at the Kaiser Oakland Medical Center. "Many of us in the marine academic field consider John Wehausen to be a pioneer in marine hydrodynamics," said Ronald Yeung, a UC Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering who chaired the campus's former
Bay Diesel & Generator is pleased to announce that Neal Panasky has joined Bay Diesel as a diesel mechanic. Panasky is a retired Chief Engineman, with 24 years served in the United States Navy, and has over 30 years experience in diesel engines. Panasky will be based out of the Bay Diesel & Generator office located at 3736 Cook Blvd., in Chesapeake, Va.
Klein Woud played leading role in the establishment of successful training series The first module in the Marine Propulsion Course will start on 22 and 23 September. This seventh edition of the training series will be the last one in which Professor Hans Klein Woud, who played a leading role in the establishment of the successful course, will act as instructor for modules 1 and 5. “The Marine Propulsion Course still meets a significant demand,” says Klein Woud
Sennebogen accelerates turnaround, reduces costs in Charleston port with supersized electric drive scrap handler. The port facility receiving scrap metals for the nearby steel mill is now unloading barges and filling haul trucks 25% faster with its SENNEBOGEN 880 R-HD material handler. After commissioning a new 370,000 lb. SENNEBOGEN scrap handler at the Kinder Morgan Energy Partners barge facility in the Port of Charleston; the truck fleet use was reduced by 25% while still keeping
The Naval Sea Systems Command joined more than eighty government offices and private companies at Walter Reed Army Hospital for Hiring Heroes, a one-day job fair held on June 20. Representatives from Corporate Operations, Equal Employment Opportunity Office (EEO), Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems and Team Submarine spent the day talking to potential employees, educating them about the command’s mission and its employment opportunities.
Fincantieri-Owned Isotta Fraschini to Provide Engines for Navy's Warship of the Future FDGM, Inc., a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Fincantieri of Italy, was selected to supply Isotta Fraschini-powered Ship Service Diesel Generators (SSDG) to the Lockheed Martin Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) team. FDGM, Inc. is the supplier of Isotta Fraschini diesel engines in North America. Owned by Fincantieri, Isotta Fraschini specializes in the design and manufacture of specialized
DP World's London Gateway, the UK’s new deep-sea container port to hold jobs fair, seek to recruit 200 The jobs fair marks the start of London Gateway’s own major recruitment drive that will see an initial 200 new staff join the existing team of 50 in the coming months. Attendees will be asked to register their interest for roles, which are a mixture of manual, semi-skilled, skilled, supervisory and management roles including lashers, quay crane drivers, electricians, mechanics
General Dynamics subsidiary Bath Iron Works contracted to provide yard services for newbuilding destroyer, frigate programs. This $70.5 million contract is to provide ongoing planning yard services for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer and the FFG 7 Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate programs. This option modifies a contract initially awarded in June 2012. The period of performance is December 31, 2012, through December 29, 2013.
Coast Guard aircrews rescue 12 crewmembers from sinking 170-foot research ship 'Seaprobe' 141 miles south of Pensacola. The distress call from an emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) came from the research ship togehter with a report that they were taking on water and were unable
Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) new Subsea Support Vessel was named at Oranjewerf Shiprepair Amsterdam, part of Damen Shipyards Group, on February 8th, 2013. The vessel called at Oranjewerf early January after a voyage from China to The Netherlands to undergo a series of modifications at
More than 500 people assembled in Crystal City, Va. March 9 for the annual celebration of the anniversaries of the Seabees, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), and Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC). NAVFAC Commander and Chief of Civil Engineers Rear Adm
At the 2013 IBO exhibition, Tognum, & subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen present glimpse of technical training possibilities to young visitors. MTU Friedrichshafen will be giving visitors a glimpse of the wide range of vocational training the company has on offer
Oil and gas industry offers ex-military personnel chance for a challenging second career. A former soldier has swapped foreign battlefields for the oil and gas industry, highlighting the vital role transferrable skills can play in addressing talent shortages within the energy sector
Vigor Industrial and Ulstein have been cooperating to develop a conceptual design for a coastguard vessel (OPC - Offshore Patrol Cutter), and Vigor announced Ulstein ’s SX151 design in the U.S. as part of a campaign aimed at the U.S
Popular Mechanics award Lehr Inc. a 2012 Breakthrough Award for the first ever OEM propane-fueled outboard motors. The Popular Mechanics Magazine Breakthrough Awards, now their eighth year, recognize the innovators and products that have dramatically advanced the fields of technology, medicine
In its latest shipping sector report DNB Bank, focuses on how ship speed optimization has changed fundamental supply/demand balances. The DNB Bank report expounds: Speed optimisation has completely changed the fundamental supply/demand balances
Bodkin Design & Engineering (BD&E) contracted to develop a coastal water prototype wave power harvesting system. A prototype unit was constructed and tested at the company's Newton facility and was found to have a power conversion efficiency between 34% and 50%
Newport News Shipbuilding employee Greg Hoefflin has been named an Outstanding Apprentice for 2012 by the Virginia Apprenticeship Council. Hoefflin, a 2012 graduate of The Apprentice School at NNS, is the ninth Apprentice School graduate to receive the honor since it was first awarded in 1998
55 young people successfully complete their vocational training, or their courses of dual industrial & college study at Tognum. Young people have successfully completed their vocational training or their courses of dual industrial and college study at Tognum
At the SMM 2012 exhibition in Hamburg, Lilaas debuted a family of innovative new marine control devices; innovation leveraging the storied company’s in-house software solutions and packaged in an elegant yet functional design. The marine industry has many with small
Captain Dennis Brand to rejoin Titan, Crowley Maritime's marine salvage & wreck removal company, as director of global commercial operation. As a member of the company’s senior management team, Captain Brand will help shape strategic
Captain Dennis Brand will rejoin TITAN Salvage, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Pompano, Fla.-based, marine salvage and wreck removal company, as director of global commercial operations, reporting to company Managing Director Rich Habib on January 2, 2013.
Models Project Northward Distribution Shifts Using Temperature, Estuarine Habitats as Key Factors. NOAA scientists continue to develop and improve the approaches used to understand the effect of climate change on marine fisheries along the U.S. east coast