Crowley Marine Services' Energy and Marine Services business unit has successfully moved the 312-ft. (9.5-m) square concrete island drilling structure Orlan from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Sovietskaya Gavan in the Russian Far East for Sakhalin 1 Project operator.
Clearly, the maritime industry is one of the most powerful drivers of international commerce and economic vitality in the world. The statistics are astounding: • The worldwide fleet of marine containers - a transportation cargo unit that can hold
The Atlanta (SSN 712), shown above, the 31st nuclear-powered submarine to be built by Newport News Shipbuilding, was launched during recent ceremonies at the shipyard. U.S. Senator Sam Nunn of Georgia was the principal speaker. His wife, Colleen, was the ship's sponsor.
A recent meeting of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held, as usual, aboard the early 20th-century passenger ship Princess Louise I. The technical session featured Dr. Maxwell C. Cheung, president of MCA Engineers, Inc.
Stolt Tankers And Terminals (Holdings) S.A. recently announced that it will exercise its option to acquire all outstanding shares of Stolt-Nielsen Seaway A/S, a major North Sea marine and subsea contractor. One Stolt Tankers and Terminals (STT) common share will be exchanged for each 0.
A letter of intent to construct a series of U.S.-flag SWATH cruise ships was recently signed by McDermott Marine Construction of Morgan City, La., and Swathtech America of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and now it has been reported that a contract may be signed to build four vessels.
Charles E. Carter has been named chief contract administrator at Dillingham Ship Repair, Portland, Ore., according to John Sutherland, vice president and general manager. Formerly senior estimator, ship repair, at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
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Rolls-Royce Holdings Canada Limited, which controls the activities of the Rolls-Royce Group in that country, has been renamed Rolls-Royce Industries Canada Inc. According to company chairman W.J. Mandry, "This new name offers a far more specific
Pego Systems Inc., Long Beach, Calif., is offering free color literature on the full line of Golar Marine incinerators manufactured by Team Tec AS of Norway. According to the literature offered by Pego Systems, U.S. representative of Team Tec AS,