Levingston Launches Jackup Drilling Rig For Dixilyn-Field

Levingston Shipbuilding Company has launched the Dixilyn- Field 87 (shown above) at its shipyard in Orange, Texas. The triangular shaped, Levingston designed Class 111-C jackup drilling rig is 200 feet by 186 feet by 23 feet. When this self-elevating drilling platform is completed,


Marathon Receives Contract For 300-Foot Drilling Tender

Marathon Manufacturing Company's Republic of Singapore shipyard has been awarded a contract from Brunei Shell Petroleum Company, Ltd. to construct a 4,850-dwt all-weather, nonpropelled drilling tender. The new unit is a sistership to the drilling

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,

Nichols Delivers Another Passenger Catamaran To Red & White Fleet

Crowley Maritime's Red & White Fleet recently took delivery of a new 86-foot catamaran intended for passenger service between San Francisco and San Pablo Bay. The 400-passenger commuter vessel Dolphin was christened at the fitting-out yard of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc.

Study To Evaluate Tanker-Based FPSO For Gulf Of Mexico

Brain Watt Associates, Inc. (BWA) of Houston, Texas, in conjunction with H.O. Mohr & Associates, Inc., Coflexip & Services, Inc., and Noble, Denton & Associates, Inc. has announced the initiation of a joint industry study assessing a tanker-based floating production,

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.

Free 12-Page Brochure On Marine Control System Offered By Forney

The Forney Engineering Company, Carrollton, Texas, is offering a free, full-color brochure on their new AFS-1000 control system. The three-hole binder publication offers several color photographs of the AFS-1000 and its components, along with clear, concise explanatory text.

New Tube-Cleaning Unit Announced By Goodway —Literature Available

With the high cost of energy it has become more important than ever to clean tubes in condensers and heat exchangers on a regular schedule. Goodway Tools Corporation has developed the Ream- A-Matic machine f e a t u r i n g an electric motor that

New Brochure Describes Jackups Available From Marathon LeTourneau

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

Butterworth Systems Names Lewis Engineering Manager

Mike Lewis has been appointed engineering manager of Butterworth Systems (UK) Ltd., Croydon, England. Butterworth Systems produces equipment for tank cleaning, underwater hull cleaning, o i l / w a t e r separation, and high-pressure water jetting for

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