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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,

 

MacGregor-Navire Access Gear Ordered For Vehicle Carriers Building In People's Republic

The cargo access equipment for two car/truck carriers to be built at a major shipyard in the People's Republic of China for West German operator Christian F. Ahrenkiel will be Mac- Gregor-Navire designed. Each 3,700-car capacity vessel will be fitted with an extensive access shipset that,

Furuno Introduces N e w Line Of Medium-Size Radars And N ew V i d e o Sounder W i t h Etched CRT

Furuno U.S.A., Inc., San Francisco, Calif., has introduced a new line of medium radars, and a new monochrome video sounder with etched CRT. Furuno's new FR-8000D Series radars are designed to provide top performance at a reasonable price for most workboats,

Offshore Express In $10-Million Expansion- 'Lightning Express1 Delivered By Progressive Shipbuilders

A $10-million expansion program has been announced by Offshore Express, Inc., a Houma, La.- based marine transportation firm. Robert C. Schmidt, vice president and general manager of Offshore Express, said the company has taken delivery of the

TBT-Containing Antifouling Paints —The Legislative Position—

In June 1988, the U.S. Senate passed the "Organotin Antifouling Paint Control Act of 1988" that controls the application of TBT antifoulings in the USA, as follows: (1) Bans the application of TBT antifoulings on vessels less that 25 meters (about 82 feet) in length.

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

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.

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.

Hitachi Zosen Completes 275,993-Dwt Tanker Sea Duke

Hitachi Zosen's Ariake Works in Japan recently completed the 275,993-dwt tanker Sea Duke, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) which was delivered to the owner, Resilience Shipping Company Limited. The 1,070-foot-long by 185.7-foot-wide tanker is a sister ship of the M/T Sea Prince,

 
 
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