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First Guyed Tower Platform Installed In Gulf of Mexico

Exxon USA recently installed the world's first commercial guyed tower offshore platform in 1,000 feet of water in a new gas and oil field southeast of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico. Total development cost for the field is in excess of $750 million.

 

Caterpillar Offers Literature On New Marine Diesel Propulsion System Products And Support Programs

Fuel Savings Alone Can Justify New Engine Investment At the New Orleans Work Boat Show in January, Caterpillar Engine Division announced new and improved diesel marine propulsion system products and support programs designed to help operators reduce

SNAME Los Angeles Section Told Of Plans For Commercial Development Of The Oceans

Sixty members and guests of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers were welcomed aboard the S/S Princess Louise for its recent meeting. Bill Hood, secretarytreasurer of the Section, conducted a

TFC Corporation Offers Full Line Of Trash Compactors To Meet New Annex V/MARPOL Rules

—Free Literature O f f e r e d— With worldwide attention on cleaning up the marine industry environment because of the new Annex V-MARPOL 73/78 regulations, Pollution Packer marine trash compactors from TFC Corporation offer a cost effective

Mike Mitchell Appointed Raytheon Marine Company Marketing Manager

President of Raytheon Marine Company Stanley L. Clark recently announced that Michael J. Mitchell has been promoted to marketing manager, North America, with responsibilities for marketing all marine products in the U.S. and Canada. Formerly North American sales manager based in Seattle,

C-MAP/USA Named National Distributor For Sea Plot Software

In a move to provide customers with a new medium for displaying its electronic charts, C-MAP/USA has announced that it has become a national distributor for SeaPlot software, an integrated navigation and charting software package that allows users

Korkut Engineers Offers Computer Programs For Commercial Use

Korkut Engineers, Inc. of Metairie, La., is releasing its HYDROS and BENDER programs for commercial use. Korkut Engineers started to establish their CAD system with TI- 980A and TI-990 minicomputers in FORTRAN 66 language in 1964. During that time they were used in house only.

Jeffboat To Construct Three River-Tank Barges In $3-Million Contract

Jeffboat recently announced the signing of a $3-million contract with Hines, Inc. to construct three large river-tank barges. The contract will accelerate plans to resume manufacturing at the Jeffersonville, Ind.- based shipyard. Construction

Second Wind-Assisted Diesel Propelled Ship Building In Japan

A second coastal tanker designed for windassisted diesel propulsion will be delivered soon by Imamura Shipbuilding, Kure, Japan, to Aitoku Co., owner of the first such commercial sailing vessel. The second ship, the Aitoku Maru, will take Japanese

British Rail Awards Ferry Contract To Harland And Wolff

Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is to build a new $21-million ferry ship for operation on the British Rail Irish Sea service between Larne and Stranraer. The 7,000-ton multipurpose vessel has been designed to carry 600 passengers in addition to 300 motor cars,

 
 
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