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,
Stolt Offshore reported it has successfully completed the Eugene Island 275A platform salvage project for Total E&P USA, INC., in what is described as the first platform salvage using only mechanical cutting devices. The platform was located on OCS-G-0988,
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,
The board of directors, C.F. Bean Corporation, One Shell Square, New Orleans, La. 70139, has named Charles R. (Yogi) Barron, vice president, Bean International Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of C.F. Bean Corporation. Mr. Barron will be
The State of Alaska will solicit formal bids on the stretchout and modification project on the M/V Matanuska in the near future. The Matanuska is a ferry owned and operated by the State of Alaska. It is 356 feet long, to be lengthened with the addition of a new midbody to 408 feet.
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,
Sperry has announced that it in tends to acquire the assets of Navidyne Corporation of Newport News. Va. Navidyne develops, sells, services, and operates marine electronic navigation and communications systems. The firm had 1983 sales of approximately $5 million.
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
Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation demonstrated its powerful new fireboat recently at the Poydras Street wharf in New Orleans. Named Gulf Fleet No. 40, the new boat is the 100th vessel to join Gulf Fleet Marine's growing fleet of tugs, towing/supply vessels,
Tracor Instruments is offering free copies of a paper entitled "Integrated Satellite/Omega Navigation Systems." Presented at the 1980 RTCM Assembly in Washington, D.C., the paper highlights the advantages of combining two unique, worldwide navigation systems.