safety

Help Protect Interiors With SS Sanparrel

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 .

 

Jackup For Houston Offshore Commissioned At Bethlehem Yard

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.

New Free Fall Lifeboat Carries More People

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.

When the Clock Strikes Midnight

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,

NASSCO Will Build Six Tankers At Total Cost Of $ 3 0 0 M i l l i on

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

St. Augustine Trawlers Delivers 600-Passenger Ferry For Mexico

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.

Keeping Machinery Spaces Safe

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

CG Says New Regulations Will Remove Substandard Tankers And Operators

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

Coast Guard And Navy To Hold Joint Fire Research Program

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 Reactivates Mothballed Cargo Ship In Less Than Six Days

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

 
 
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