Chiles Offshore Limited, Houston, Texas, has just signed a contract to purchase Marathon LeTourneau's first 150-44-C shallow- draft self-contained, self-elevating cantilevered drilling platform. The announcement was made jointly by Clay Chiles,
Royal Cruise Line (RCL) of Piraeus, Greece, has announced its commitment to build two 990-passenger luxury cruise ships to join its present fleet of ships, the Golden Odyssey and the Royal Odyssey. Under the personal supervision of RCL chairman P.
Cruise lines, perhaps more than any other segment of the shipping market, have eagerly adopted advanced integrated bridge systems to help protect not only passenger, crews and reputations, but also the more than half-billion dollar homes within which they reside.
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.
—Literature Available Campbell Shipyard, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded contracts to construct three more 1,500-toncapacity "Super Pacific" Class tuna purse seiners in addition to two already on order. The 257- by 45- by 26-foot vessels have
Senator Spark Matsunaga (DHawaii) announced recently that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected the Hawaiian Dredging and Construction Company, a subsidiary of Dillingham Corporation of Honolulu, as the lead company for the $7.
Hazeltine Corporation, Commack, N.Y., has announced the receipt of a $1.2-million U.S. Navy contract from Naval Sea Systems Command for the development of a digitally programmable c o m m u n i c a t i o ns buoy and buoy interface unit for use in submarine communications via satellite.
Lester Rosenblatt, chairman of the board, M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., the worldwide naval architectural and marine engineering firm headquartered in New York, recently announced the appointment of Douglas J. Yuengling to the position of assistant
Capt. James E. Hancock has been assigned as deputy commander/ comptroller of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), succeeding Rear Adm. Stephen F. Loftus. Headquartered in Arlington, Va., NAVSEA is responsible for the design, development, acquisition
Ulstein Hatloe A/S, Ulsteinvik, Norway, has delivered one of the world's largest surimi factory trawlers to her U.S. owners, after undergoing an extensive conversion at the yard. The 341-foot 5-inch Northern Eagle was delivered to her New Yorkbased owners Northern Eagle Partners Ltd.