OTC PREVIEW Offshore Industry's Largest Show Slated For May 4-7 In Houston

Recognized the last 23 years as the world's preeminent international offshore industry event, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) will focus on the critical issues of economics and the environment affecting the international petroleum industry.


Nichols Brothers To Build C a t a m a r a n Cruise Ship For Glacier Bay Yacht Tours

Nichols Brothers Boat Builders Inc., Freeland, Wash., is building a 30-meter (99-foot), 25- knot catamaran for operation by Glacier Bay Yacht Tours, Inc., that will provide luxury passenger accommodations for 49 people in 25 staterooms. The catamaran,

Holland America's New Ship Points Toward New Visa

Holding on to its 128-year -dam tradition, Holland America unveiled two new additions to its fleet — tns Zuiderdam and ms Oosterdam — at the Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention. Measuring 951 ft. (289.8 m) each, the duo, which will mark the beginning of the five-ship Vista Class Series,

APL To Build Five New Ships

American President Lines has announced plans to build five large new vessels for delivery in mid-1988. The ships are part of a three-year capital program of approximately $500 million to significantly improve efficiency and expand the company's

Wardwell Named Chairman And Lesch Elected Vice Chairman Of NOIA

Edward A. Wardwell, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Oceaneering International, Houston, has been elected as the new chairman of the board of directors of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA). He served as NOIA's

Offshore Seminar To Be Held Feb. 4-8 In Houston, Texas

The Houston,Texas-based ETA Offshore Seminars, Inc. (ETAOS) has scheduled a seminar session for February 4-8, 1974, in Houston. ETAOS has presented six previous training- seminars for the offshore industry on an international scale. The seminars,

MarAd Report Forecasts Bunker Fuel Prices

The Maritime Administration has released a technical report, "Marine Bunker Fuels-Analysis and Forecast of Price and Availability," which forecasts the possible prices and availability of two major bunker fuels — No. 2 marine diesel and high sulfur residual fuels.

Gastech 78 To Focus On World Supply And Demand For LNG And LPG

Largest Ever Gastech Exhibition Will Feature New Technologies In Gas Carrier Design And Offshore Terminals —Speakers Include Middle East Producers And U.S. Importers More than 1,000 delegates are now expected to attend Gastech 78 in Monaco on November 7-10, 1978.

Richfield Marine Agencies Merges As Subsidiary Of QAF Limited Of Brunei

Established in 1982 to provide shipping agency and other marine services to vessels calling at the Port of Singapore, Richfield Marine Agencies (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. has grown rapidly, and today is agent for more than 20 shipowners and operators all over the world,

Shipyards Support Marinfec Asia 79

All of Singapore's major shipyards will participate in the Marintec Asia 79 Exhibition in Singapore, June 11-15, 1979. The exhibition is being held in conjunction with four separate but interrelated seminars, with the common theme of marine transportation.

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