A portfolio of the most important offshore and shallow draft vessels featured during 1984 . . . selected because of unusual and superior characteristics of design, purpose or performance. ASIE DUA Halter Marine The second of Halter Marine's new
Vessel Name Black Marlin, Blue Marlin Type Heavy Lift Ship Owner Offshore Heavy Transport Shipbuilder CSBC, Kaohsiung, Taiwan The Marlin class heavy lift ships — Black Marlin and Blue Marlin built at CSBC, Kaohsiung, Taiwan — are the largest of their kind in the world.
—Brochure Available Marathon LeTourneau of Houston, Texas, recently introduced its new GulfKing™ class offshore jackup drilling rig, a rig designed for the Gulf of Mexico. The new GulfKing class jackup offers many of the proven features found in the popular LeTourneau 116 class jackup,
New $27.9-Million NKS Plant In Mexico Will Supply Heavy Steel Forgings And Castings To Shipyards And Industry
Full Color Facilities Brochure Available Shipbuilding executives from 14 major North American shipyards recently toured the site of the NKS steel forging and casting plant in Puerto Lazaro Cardenas on Mexico's West Coast. With an accumulated investment of 50 billion pesos (about $27.
Marathon LeTourneau Company of Houston, Texas, has been awarded a contract by Placid Oil Company of Dallas, Texas, to convert the Penrod 72, a semisubmersible offshore drilling rig, to a floating production unit. The conversion will be done at Marathon's Brownsville, Texas yard.
With current daily operating costs totaling many thousands of dollars, ships must keep port time to a minimum for cost-efficient operations. Therefore, reliable and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, access equipment, and stowage systems are essential for a fast turnaround.
A new jackup concept, capable of drilling and production operations in more than 100 meters (about 328 feet) of water, is being developed by the rig designer Marathon LeTourneau of Texas, with Christiann Kongsli and Normann Riksen, the Norwegian rig experts.
A recently published, 20-page, full-color brochure presents Marathon LeTourneau Offshore Company's jackup and semisubmersible rig designs and construction capabilities. The new brochure also describes the company's engineering expertise, its specialized
Rowan Companies, Inc. has contracted with Marathon LeTourneau Company, a Marathon Manufacturing company, a subsidiary of The Penn Central Corporation, for the construction of the world's largest bottom supported mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU).