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Wind Power Comes of Age

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 Layered Approach from a One-Stop-Shop

The rush to shore up security along all links of the transportation chain — and the multi-billion dollar budgets that go with them — have naturally brought companies out of the woodwork in what some see as a dash for cash. While the Department of Homeland Security,

Oerlikon Opens $7-Million U.S. Manufacturing And Laboratory Plant For Welding Consumables

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),

OCEANS 81

Oceans '81, the annual conference and exhibition sponsored by the IEEE Council of Oceanic Engineering and the Marine Technology Society, will be held September 16-18 at the Sheraton Hotel, Boston, Mass. A record 300 technical presentations will be made by eminent persons from academe,

First Commercial Icebreaking Research Ship Delivered By North American

The culmination of two years of construction, the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer emerged from the Larose, La., shipyard of North American Shipbuilding as the nation's first commercial icebreaking research ship. Able to break ice three feet thick at a speed of three knots,

Racal Electronics Plans To Acquire Full Ownership Of ITT Decca Marine

A new organization was announced recently for the marketing and servicing of all Racal- Decca Marine p r o d u c t s in the United States. A joint Racal Electronics- ITT statement said that Racal, the international electronics group that acquired the Decca companies last year,

Stena Christens Tanker For Coastal Waters

On October 15, 2002, Stena Bulk in Gothenburg christened its second CMAX Class crude oil tanker, The Stena Calypso. The christening took place at the quayside in Gothenburg and the vessel's godmother was Rosalind Simmons, wife of His Excellency Peter Simmons,

OTC-'82 SPECIAL PREVIEW

May 3-6, 1982 Houston The technology used to find and produce offshore resources has probably undergone more advancement over the last decade than any other segment of any other industry. The most recent advances will be revealed at the 14th

Electro-Nav Installs Atlas S-Band Radar On U.S.-Flag Tanker

The first installation on a U.S.- flag tanker of an Atlas S-Band radar with basic collision avoidance features was recently performed on the S/S Allegiance owned by International Ocean Transport Corporation, Philadelphia, Pa. The radar Type Atlas 6500 S BCA was installed by Electro-Nav,

BP Adds Cargo Controls To S/T Keystone Canyon

While in the process of converting the S/T Keystone Canyon from 165,000 dwt to 125,000 dwt at the Northwest Marine Iron Works Shipyard in Portland, Ore., BP Oil of Cleveland, Ohio, has also added a complete system of closed gaging cargo monitoring equipment.

 
 
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