Imagine being able to take something as a simple as a barge, and convert it into a highly sophisticated dynamically positioned vessel. Now, imagine this conversion being done dockside, in the water, in a week's time. Thrustmaster's deck-mounted Portable
Wesley D. Wheeler Associates, Ltd. of New York, exclusive agents in the U.S. for Astilleros Espanoles, S.A. (AESA), has announced the recent delivery of three major containership conversions by the Spanish shipbuilder's Cadiz yard. The vessels are
The 318,000 dwt VLCC Ardenne Venture built at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) was delivered to Wah Kwong Shipping, Hong Kong on September 8, 2004. The ship has one continuous freeboard deck from stem to stern with sunken deck-type stern deck,
The size of c r e w b o a t s has lengthened considerably as the search for oil and gas moves farther offshore and into rougher waters. Halter Marine's standard long-deck, 101-foot crewboats like the Capela and Atalaia are distinctive examples
A&B Industries of Morgan City located in Amelia, La. recently delivered a 76 x 26 x 10 ft. (23.1 x 7.9 x 3 m) modelbow tug to Luhr Bros. Contractors of Columbia, 111. The Bill G will be providing service for Luhr Bros, in its construction operations on the waters of Lake Michigan.
Dravo SteelShip Corporation, Pine Bluff, Ark., has been awarded a contract to design and construct two 85-foot by 30-foot by 10-foot towboats for A&G Transportation Company of Chickasaw, Ala. The towboats are designed with an 8-foot draft and 26-foot eye level.
The Carthago Nova, a 272,000- dwt tanker launched August 7, 1976 in Spain at the Astilleros y Talleres del Noroeste, S.A., shipyard for Empresa Nacional del Petroleo, S.A., will be the first vessel to use a new Litton Industries' microprocessor-based
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, recently completed a twovessel contract for Command Marine, Inc. of Lafayette, La., with the delivery of the supply boat Moorean Command. Now working out of Cameron, La., for Getty Oil Company, the 180-foot by 40-foot vessel carries 6,
Sonatech, Inc. of Goleta, Calif., recently introduced the Sonatech Expendable Doppler Penetrometer (EDP) system, designed to determine the undrained shear strength of ocean floor soils by measuring instantaneous velocity of a sound source probe
Campbell Industries, P.O. Box 1870, San Diego, Calif. 92112, recently delivered the Biehl Traveler, second of two offshore tug/ supply ships built for Biehl Offshore, Inc. of Houston, Texas. Her maiden voyage will take her to the Gulf of Alaska,