The FPU Market Is Primed To Produce

According to a study just completed by IMA, 121 floating production systems are in operation or available. This is an increase of approximately 90 percent over the number of units in operation five years ago. About one-quarter of the units are operating off Northern Europe,


Gems Level Switches Meet Latest Self-Checking Capability Requirements

Many hazardous cargoes now require self-checking of loading and off-loading operations under c l o s e d - l o a d i n g conditions for crude and fuel oil, chemical, and other product carriers. The Gems LS-55555 Series manual check level switches were designed to meet these requirements,


Changing military requirements have highlighted the need for traditional Navy suppliers to diversify by developing a growing sales presence in the commercial marine sector. While naval shipbuilding in this country will continue to provide major new business opportunities,

Contract Awarded For Oil Loading Column With Concrete Shaft And Base

A contract has been awarded by Phillips Petroleum Exploration U.K., Ltd. to Equipments Mecaniques et Hydrauliques (E.M.H.) for the design, supply and installation of an articulated loading column (ALC) for offshore tanker mooring and crude oil loading in the Maureen Field of the North Sea.

Snamprogetti & I M O D CO Form Joint V e n t u re

A joint venture between Snamprogetti and IMODCO, a unit of AMCA International based in the United States, has been awarded a contract by AGIP S.p.A., on a turnkey lump sum basis for a deepwater floating production storage and offloading terminal (FPSO).


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Tanker Supply, Demand Profitability To 1996

"Tanker Supply, Demand and Profitability to 1996" analyzes recent chartering trends, from 1985 to 1991, and examines the operating profitability of various tankers during the period. Forecast spot and time-charter freight rates are presented, from 1992 to 1996,

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