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Spain: Finding Strength in Specialization

As the powerful entity created from the merger of Empresa Nacional Bazan and Astilleros Espanoles at the end of 2000, IZAR has underscored a commitment to design and engineering technology development, in conjunction with efficient production,

 

ZF Fortifies Product Line, Business Plan

Consolidation of manufacturing and service entities is perhaps the world's worst kept secret. Marine propulsion manufacturers, in particular, have been rapidly consolidating companies, lines and capabilities in order to broaden their organizations to be truly global,

OFFSHORE EUROPE 85 Exhibition & Conference

Aberdeen, Scotland—September 10-13 Offshore Europe 85, the seventh in the series of biennial, high-technology offshore oil/gas industry exhibition/ conferences, will be held September 10-13 at its new permanent home—the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre at the Bridge of Don.

Doherty takes the Helm at Maritrans

For the past 75 years, Maritrans has maintained a high level of customer satisfaction due to its constant vigilance regarding safety and performance. In order to instill and maintain these efforts, the company has always been quick to pursue

M a r i t i m e London 8 9 To Be Held April 17-21 In City Of London

The Seatrade Group will hold Maritime London 89, a week of business activities focusing international attention on London's involvement in world shipping, will be held at the Barbican Center in the City of London from April 17-21, 1989. Seatrade

Avondale Awarded $319-Million Contract To Build Three Oilers

Avondale Industries Inc., New Orleans, La., was recently awarded a $319-million contract by the U.S. Navy to construct three T-AO-187 Class fleet oilers. Each of the Henry J. Kaiser Class oilers will have a displacement of 40,700 tons, length of 677-1/2 feet, and beam of 97-1/2 feet.

Omnithruster Appoints Manotherm Representative For Benelux Countries

Charles M. Aker, vice president and general manager of Omnithruster Inc., has announced the signing of a r e p r e s e n t a t i v e 's agreement with Manotherm B.V. to cover the Benelux countries, and act as service agents in many chief seaports of the world.

DPS: Expanding Options for Many Operators

Paul English, sales and business development manager for Alstom's Marine and Offshore activities, looks back at the company's role in the development of Dynamic Positioning Systems In recent years, dynamic positioning (DP) systems have become

Raytheon Establishes New Ventures Unit— Steadman Named President

Raytheon Company of Lexington, Mass., has established a new office to arrange and manage venture investments for the diversified electronics company. Chairman Thomas L. Phillips said the new enterprise would be coordinated closely with the company's strategic planning function,

 
 
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