In November 2003 the Gorthon Lines AB vessel Margit Gorthon lost her rudder in the St. Lawrence River. The RoRo vessel features starboard side ramps and measures 463.9 x 73.1 ft. (141.4 x 22.3 m) and is 14,240 dwt. Halifax Shipyard visited the vessel
Forty years ago, the American Waterways Operators, Inc., was founded for the purpose of representing the national interests of the inland and coastal marine transportation industry. AWO was incorporated in 1944. On March 3-4, this premier organization will
Wartsila's Turku Shipyard in Finland recently delivered the 12,000-dwt oil recovery vessel/ suction dredge Vaydaghubsky to V/O Sudoimport of Moscow. The new vessel is said to be the largest of her kind in the world. In addition to her oil recovery role,
—Free Literature Available— A new worldwide distributor network that will sell and service EMD engines, generators and motors in the marine, industrial and oil drilling markets has been established by the Electro-Motive Division (EMD) of General
Bailey Controls has formed a Marine Market Group that will concentrate on worldwide sales of process control systems and related equipment for use on marine vessels and offshore drilling platforms. The new group, based at the Bailey corporate headquarters
Global Marine Drilling Company of Houston, Texas, and Davie Shipbuilding Limited of Lauzon, Quebec, Canada, have announced the signing of a contract for a marine jackup drilling rig. The cantilever rig, which is based on the Marathon Le- Tourneau design,
ASEA Hagglunds, Inc. is offering a free, 32-page full-color booklet on their extensive range of cargo cranes. The handsomely soft-covered publication is oversized and features several large, outstanding fullcolor photographs of some of Hagglunds' 300 standard type cargo cranes.
A drydock built by Conrad Industries, Inc. of Morgan City, La., has arrived for service in Pointe-APitre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies. Chief executive officer J. Parker Conrad said the 650-toncapacity structure contracted by Naval Drydock Guadeloupe
Three major energy-related companies have formed Sea Plex Corporation of Tulsa to provide the offshore industry with retrievable, bottom-supported drilling/ production/storage facilities specifically designed to exploit fields that had been considered marginal.
One of the world's tallest fourpile offshore platforms is being built for Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas Company, a subsidiary of Freeport McMoRan Inc., in McDermott Marine Construction's Louisiana fabri- 86 cation yards. The platform, named Crystal,