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Clay Chiles Awards Marathon LeTourneau 150-44-C Rig Contract

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,

 

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

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

Campbell Receives Order For Three 'Super Pacific' Tuna Purse Seiners

—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

NOAA Ship Whiting Decommissioned After 3 9 Years Of Service

After 39 years of service to NOAA and its predecessor agency, the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, the NOAA ship Whiting was decommissioned in May 2003 at its home port in Norfolk, Va. The ship has been an essential part of the NOAA fleet, working

Hawaii Awarded Major New OTEC Project

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.

 
 
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