Owners, Operators, Suppliers Enter 1991 With Renewed Optimism Optimism is certainly the prevailing feeling among owners, operators, builders and equipment suppliers of the workboat fleet serving the Gulf of Mexico as they enter 1991. This renewed
Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co. (ASRY), Bahrain, recently reported first quarter 1990 results were "very satisfactory" with drydock occupancy close to 90 percent, ship repair sales above budget and operation profits above those of the corresponding quarter last year.
MTU North America has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy's David Taylor Research Center to supply main propulsion diesel engines and, as U.S. representative for Sweden's KaMeWa AB, waterjet propulsion units for the repowering of the Navy's 160-foot,
More than 100 attendees at a recent Marine Machinery Association (MMA) meeting held at the Sheraton Crystal City in Arlington, Va., heard Alabama Congressman Bill Nichols, chairman of the Investigative Subcommittee of the House Committee on Armed Services,
The following special section features the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair, ship conversion, shipboard electronics, communications and weapons. This special section covers contracts awarded between January 29 and March 22,1988.
—Literature A new mechanically applied pipe connecting system called PYPLOK ® that eliminates the costly expense, hazard and time of welding and brazing has been designed for use in the marine shipbuilding/ repair industries and introduced by Deutsch Metal Components Division,
The 2,000-passenger cruise ferry Wellamo ordered by EFFOA-Finland Steamship Company Ltd., was delivered recently by Wartsila's Helsinki Shipyard. Before the new vessel left the shipyard for a short flag-changing cruise, she was christened by the Governor of the County of Turku and Pori, Mrs.
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.
Deepwater One Team last month delivered a $2.3-biIlion proposal to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) for the design and development of an Integrated Deepwater System (IDS) that will help the Coast Guard meet vital offshore operational requirements into the 21st century.
The central navigation work station has become more and more the focus of modern bridge design in seagoing ships and, in accordance with this, Anschutz & Co. GmbH of Kiel, West Germany, offers its "Nauto Control" line of products to fulfill the demand of navigators for fast,