A new offshore crewboat, eighth in a series built for the same owner, has been delivered by Halter Marine Services, Inc., Chalmette (La.) Division, to Gray Mackenzie and Company, Ltd., Bahrain. The new vessel is the Grayflier, a 78-foot crewboat whose home port will be Dubai.
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,
Seacoast Electronics supplied an integrated electronics package to Halter Marine for the Foss Delta Mariner rocket booster transport ship. Seacoast was chosen by both Halter and Foss to provide a complete package encompassing systems design, communication and navigation electronics,
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,
Two desktop computer navigation and shiphandling simulators were recently delivered to the Headquarters, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va., by Engineering Computer Optecnomics, Inc. (ECO), Annapolis, Md. The Captains I desktop simulators will enhance the training of U.
While not monitoring and control per se, the new Mini-M Optimizer, VComm IP from Boatracs — a business unit of Advanced Remote Communication Solutions — is designed to enable boat owners and operators as never before. Launched in early December in New Orleans,
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) recently introduced an advanced bridge operation support system called Super Bridge, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically navigate ships and prevent collisions as well as strandings and groundings.
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,
Robertson has now extended the applications potential of the Robertson Subsea Gyrocompass (RSG) with the development of a remote control. The remote control facility incorporates a high degree of microprocessor technology. The most immediate