When the mammoth World War II battleship Iowa left drydocking facilities at Avondale Shipyard enroute to its second phase of facelifting at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss, it was towed downriver on the Mississippi by Gulf Fleet Marine's Gulf Ace II,
EUROPEC II, to be held from October 21 to October 24, 1980 at Earls Court, London, England, will be the world's foremost event dealing with North Sea conditions, operations, and engineering challenges. Its impact on the future of North Sea operations
Western Oceanic Inc. and Far East- Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. announced they have signed a contract for the construction of a mobile self-elevating drilling unit for operation in up to 300-foot water depths. The unit will be built in Singapore for delivery in March 1981.
"I'm a lot more optimistic about winning today than I was 10 months ago," J.D. Geary said, referring to the outcome of the CSX/ ACBL merger case. Mr. Geary, president, Midland Enterprises, addressed the Cincinnati Coal Exchange on the merger topic at the Queen City Club.
Maryland Port administrator W. Gregory Halpin has announced the appointment of Frank L. Hamons Jr. as project managerharbor development for the Maryland Port Administration, Baltimore. Mr. Hamons will be directing his energies toward the single
Not all stability software is made equal. Even if all commonly available stability programs were of the same quality, virtually all of them are designed first and foremost for conventional vessels - and it's no secret that the unique characteristics
One wonders if, when Benjamin Randall Vickers went into business in 1828 as an agent selling oils and soaps, he had the prescience to see the ever growing need for specialized lubricants as the Industrial Revolution gathered pace. He didn't have an easy ride.
Hyde Products, Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio has recently been awarded contracts to supply deck machinery for the first vessels of two new classes to be built in South Korean shipyards. Hyde will build the antimagnetic anchor windlass for a Mine Hunting Craft (MHC) and the steering gear,
Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production recently announced a significant oil discovery offshore Norway on Haltenbank Block 6507/7, the second major hydrocarbon discovery this year on the block, in which the company is a partner. The 6507/7-3 well flowed at a combined daily rate of 15,