InPro Corp., manufacturer of IPC Door and Wall Protection Systems, introduces SS Sanparrel, a Coast Guard approved rigid vinyl sheet material designed to provide heavyduty impact protection for walls and fixtures throughout a ship SS Sanparrel by IPC is made of .
Houston Offshore International, Inc., and Bethlehem Steel Corporation's S p a r r o w s P o i n t (Md.) yard recently commissioned the first mobile offshore jackup oildrilling platform to be constructed in the United States outside the Gulf of Mexico.
The new SC59FF free fall lifeboat from Survival Craft Inspectorate is touted as a cost-effective safety system for cargo vessels, tankers and offshore platforms. By optimizing the interior layout of the new 5.9 m lifeboat, designers have achieved 25-passenger carrying capacity.
Coast Guard Atlantic Area includes five Coast Guard Districts spanning 14 million square miles and involves 30,000 personnel. Captain John E. Schrinner discusses his philosophy on making it run smoothly. When the clock strikes midnight June 30, 2004,
Frank J. Murphy, president of American Trading Transportation Company, Inc. of New York, N.Y., has announced the signing of a contract with National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, for the construction of a series of up to six 50,000-dwt
In 1983 the Jacksonville, Fla., naval architectural firm of DeJong & Lebet, Inc. signed a contract with Transportes Maratimos de Yucatan y del Caribe S.A. to design a 600-passenger ferryboat for fast service between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Fire in the engineroom is one of the largest causes of ship casualties around the world, a fact highlighted in a recent Salvage Association annual review. Finland's Marioff Oy — a well-regarded supplier of fire suppression systems — now offers
Rear Adm. A.E. Henn, chief of the Coast Guard's office of marine safety and environmental protection, recently told an oil industry conference that agency and international regulations will eliminate poorly maintained oil tankers and their operators
The U.S. Coast Guard recently announced that it will begin joint shipboard fire protection research, development and testing with the U.S. Navy at the Coast Guard Fire and Safety Test Detachment at Mobile, Ala., early this year. The two services
Norshipco, Norfolk, Va., has demonstrated that a 35-year-old cargo vessel, out of service for more than a decade, can be taken from mothballs and reactivated in less than six days. In a recent national defense readiness exercise, Norshipco — Norfolk