In late 1984, Western Oceanic of Houston, Texas sought bids for the transport of their rig, Western Pacesetter II, and support cargo from Falmouth, U.K. to Sabine Pass, Texas. The Western Pacesetter II is a large semisubmersible offshore drill rig which was scheduled for overhaul in the U.
Literature Offered All-rubber bearing staves designed and produced by American Metal Bearing Co. of Garden Grove, Calif., have been approved for use on U.S. Navy ships to replace other rubber and brass staves supporting propeller shafts. The approval was announced by Peter A.
Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I. recently delivered the 156-foot offshore supply vessel Clipper Key West to Hamilton, Inc. of Panama City, Fla. The vessel admeasures under 200 gross tons, and is equipped to carry up to 600 long tons of
At the recent 93rd Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, honors in the form of medals, prizes, and certificates were presented to a number of members and others during ceremonies at the New York Hilton Hotel. The four top awards,
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.
Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA) completed its contract from the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) to design and supervise the construction of a 32-ft. barge that will remove debris from the Blanco and Guadalupe rivers and their tributaries
George Panitz, a vice president of public relations for the New York Shipping Association, Inc., and a former maritime editor with the New York Journal of Commerce, died at his home in Brooklyn recently at the age of 65. A native of the Bronx, Mr.
A new heavyweight anchoring windlass offering major advances in braking capability and load control has been developed by National Supply Company for semisubmersible d r i l l i n g r i g s and drillships. The company says the D-520-E has been
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has issued a call for technical papers to be delivered at the 1982 meeting to lie held November 18-20—its 90th meeting. The papers are selected for appeal to the broadest, most technically sophisticated audience possible.
Name Tempera Type Double Acting Tanker (DAT) Owner Fortum Built Sumitomo Heavy Ind. Kvaerner Masa-Yards is well renowned for its ship and ship's equipment ice breaking technology. Upon visiting Finland on a recent excursion and enjoying winter in November, it's easy to see why.