Dignitaries from the international and national welding and business communities recently gathered in Houston, Texas, for the commissioning ceremony of Oerlikon Welding Industries's new $7-million welding consumables manufacturing facility. Oerlikon Welding Industries (OWI),
A&P Tyne re-delivered the FPSO Haewene Brim to Holland's Bluewater following an extensive upgrading to its process plant and hull maintenance period refit. The vessel will now return to the Pierce Field in the U.K. sector of the North Sea under charter to Shell U.
Europe's fledgling offshore wind power industry has produced an order for an entirely new breed of vessel designed to transport and position wind turbines. U.K.- based engineering firm Mayflower Energy has contracted one such vessel from Shanhaiguan
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., has awarded Tracor, Inc., Rockville, Md., a new contract of $7.6 million to continue supporting development, system engineering, design, production, installation maintenance,
Portland, Ore.-based Northwest Marine Iron Works has started overhaul of the USS Lang under a $6.02-million contract. The Lang will be in Portland through May of 1978 undergoing hull repair and a major upgrading of its electronic and weapons systems.
Gdansk Shiprepair Yard Remontowa has expanded its formidable reputation with the completion of two RoRo to cableship conversions. Located in Poland, the yard took on its premiere job within this niche in December 2000 when it converted the vessel Prerow, followed by Lodbrog in January 2001.
Electro-Nav president Robert E. Negron announced recently that his company has been granted exclusive rights to market the Elektrisk Bureau (EB) SATURN satcom in the U.S. SATURN furnishes fast contact, round-the-world range, clear reception, and economical operation.