With U.S. shipyards busy building and converting a number of passenger vessels, cruise boats and ferries, the editors of MR/EN have put together a feature on 10 of the most notable shallow-draft passenger vessels delivered in the past year, which include nine newbuildings and one conversion.
Valmet's Helsinki Shipyarc., as the culmation of a two-year research program, recently tested a new type of ducted propeller with the tug Matari off the coast of Savonlinna. The new type duct is said to be a new generation propulsion solution for Arctic vessels operating in ice.
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
Taking a long hard look at the f u t u r e without resorting to crystal ball gazing of any kind, it's fair to say the offshore oil and gas support service industry in general and Tidewater Inc. in particular stand at the threshold of a m a g n i f i c a n t business environment.
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
Red Fox Industries, Inc., New Iberia, La., is offering a free 20-page color brochure on the marine sanitation systems marketed by the company. The sewage treatment division of Red Fox Industries manufactures flow-through discharge-type sewage treatment units designed for use on wetlands,
Enserch Corporation of Dallas, Texas, has sold its wholly owned subsidiary, Samson Ocean Systems, Inc., to the company's management group of Stephen Swiackey, president and chief operating officer; Charles E. Smith, vice president of sales and marketing; and Daniel Dally,
SPT Ltd., with full sales and services facilities in Houston, Texas, is offering a free full-color, 14-page brochure on their line of sound powered telephones and accessories for offshore, marine and land-based use. The color publication provides
Effective maintenance of hydraulic equipment operating near marine environments represents a doubletough challenge. Pumps and equipment must be protected from the wear and corrosion caused by excess moisture, but safeguards have to be in place to
The completion by LEEVAC Shipyards of a one-of-a-kind, highly specialized vessel conversion for Cal Dive International (CDI), a worldwide full-service oilfield diving contractor, was announced recently by Jerry Bostic, president of LEEVAC Corporation.