Diesel Engine Manufacturers Continue To Improve The Fuel Efficiency Of Their Engines In an effort to reduce fuel costs, the American marine industry has undergone a renaissance in marine engineering. The last decade has seen the deepsea U.S.
In a ribbon-cutting ceremony held in Long Beach, Calif., on December 2, Mrs. Cecelia Nettelbrandt, Swedish Consul General for the Western U.S., and John A. Albino, vice president of Stal- Laval, Inc., officially opened Stal- Laval's newest facility.
Technology In Engineering — Backbone Of Ship Design, Construction And Repair Washington, D.C. — May 3—4 The American Society of Naval Engineers will present ASNE Day 1984 with the theme "Technology in Engineering—Backbone of Ship Design, Construction, and Repair.
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
A new six-page four-color illustrated brochure titled "Treasure Islands" is now available from Marathon LeTourneau Offshore Company, the leading designer and manufacturer of mobile selfelevating, offshore drilling rigs. The brochure gives specifications of
More than 20,000 new jobs were created by 245 plantsites built or expanded along commercially navigable waterways of the U.S.' in the first half of 1979, according to an AWO survey. The 245 industrial facilities represent a 22 percent increase over the first half of 1978.
Braathens S.A.F.E., a Scandinavian d o m e s t i c a i r l i n e headquartered in Oslo, Norway, has reached agreement with Boeing Marine Systems of Seattle, Wash , toward the purchase of two Boeing Jetfoil hydrofoils for use in o f f s h o r e oil c r e w and supply transfer.
Two large crane barges are to be built to Lloyd's Register class by Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co. for the Heerema Group. A design appraisal will be carried out by the Society's Offshore Services Group, and the barges will be built under survey at the Mitsui Shipyard.
A joint venture called Arctic Dredging and Construction (ADCON) has recently been formed to engage in large-scale offshore construction projects required for development of oil resources in the Beaufort Sea. The new organization brings together the experience,
Bridgestone Tire Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, recently received a sizable order for large-bore marine hose for unloading crude oil, from Fluor Ocean Services, Inc., Houston, Texas, who is the contractor for the project of the Louisiana O f f s h o r e Oil Port (LOOP).