First Semisubmersible Drilling Rig Built On U.S. East Coast Christened At Bethlehem Steel's Baltimore, Md. Shipyard
The Ocean Scout, the first semisubmersible oil well drilling rig to be constructed on the East Coast of the U.S., was christened on December 10, 1973, at Bethlehem Steel's Fort McHenry shipyard, '.Baltimore, Md. It was delivered to Ocean Drilling & Exploration Company of New Orleans, La.
There is a growing interest throughout the industry lately in a new navigation system, the VIEWNAV™ System which can increase the number of days a vessel is able to operate each year. It also facilitates safe navigation in crowded harbors and waterways,
Seventeen representatives from ASRY's 14 ship repair agencies are shown above meeting for the first time in Bahrain. It was a truly international meeting with the 14 different agency nationalities being entertained by Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard management,
According to William H. Bevan, president of Marine Technologies and Brokerage Corp., the S.S. United States will shortly begin removals in preparation for its movement to the shipyard for a complete retrofit. The vessel will undergo a massive rip-out and rebuild,
Raytheon Marine Company has appointed John Scott marketing sales manager of its marine electronics for pleasure, fishing, and light commercial craft in Europe. Products include radars, lorans, radiotelephones, depth indicators and recorders, color fish-finders,
A new selective calling system is helping AMOCO solve the problem of putting marine radiotelephone calls through promptly to its fleet of vessels scattered around the world. On the inland waterways, barge owners are using the same system to dial
Michael S. Wasacz has been appointed to the newly established position of executive vice president of Matson Navigation Company of San Francisco, it was announced by James P. Gray, president. Mr. Wasacz will also continue to serve as president
A $7.8-million contract to supply two new marine hose systems, for use in loading tankers anchored to offshore terminals in the Gulf of Campeche, has been awarded to Uniroyal International of Oxford, Conn., by Petroleos Mexicanos, Mexico's national petroleum production company.
The full meeting of the International Maritime Industries Forum (IMIF) held in London recently has elected Dr. Helmut Sohmen as its new chairman. Dr. Sohmen is chairman of Marine Navigation Company, the U.K. affiliate of Sir Yue-Kong Pao's World-Wide Shipping Group,
Markey Machinery Co., Inc. of Seattle, designer and builder of auxiliary marine deck equipment, recently delivered a Type WESD- 28S Drum Windlass for a 350-foot barge built by McDermott Shipyards, for Matson Navigation Co. The 10 hp electric windlass has a narrow width drum to ease spooling,