Permanently on station along a 100-mile stretch of the Orinoco River in Venezuela, one of the world's largest, hardest-working dredges, the 23-year old Icoa, works day and night to keep open a 300-foot-wide channel for deep-draft vessels bringing iron ore out from the mines of Venezuela.
The rapid expansion of offshore exploration into regions of hazardous environmental conditions has served to illuminate the necessity for improvements in drilling equipment, performance standards, and safety regulations. As a result, Global Marine
—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
The 92nd Annual Meeting and Third International Maritime Exposition of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will be held November 7-10,1984, at the New York Hilton Hotel. The exposition, with more exhibitors than ever before and a larger number of firms from overseas,
Morrison Molded Fiber Glass Company (MMFG) of Bristol, Va., recently announced that major changes in Duradek® fiberglass grating have recently been made to improve and upgrade the product and make it more readily available to the customer. Over
Halliburton Subsea, a business unit of Halliburton's Energy Services Group, is deploying its ultra modern multi-purpose support vessel, MSV Subsea Viking, to the Gulf of Mexico on a longterm basis. The vessel, which arrived in U.S. waters in early February 2002,
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.
EMH, Paris, France, will build two CALM — Catenary Anchor Leg Mooring — buoys for Petroterminal de Panama, S A . (PtP). The turnkey contract was awarded t h r o u g h Morrison-Knudsen, acting as agent for the pipeline company. The two SPMs will
NKK (Nippon Kokan) will build a $56- million jacket for a conventional offshore platform off the northwest coast of Australia. According to NKK officials in New York, the contract was signed with Woodside Petroleum Development Pty. Ltd. of Australia.
Amprodux, manufacturer of a broad line of level instrumentation, offers an attractive, compact singlelevel alarm and control unit called Model 101. The model 101 has a field-adjustable selector switch, for low or highlevel alarm/control. It has