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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

 

Oceanology 2002: A New Home and Improved Program

Regular visitors to this year's Oceanology International (OI) will be surprised to learn that the Exhibition and Conference is moving to the ExCeL (Exhibition Center London) in London Docklands. Since 1969 the Exhibition and Conference has been at the Brighton Metropole,

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,

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,

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,

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.

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,

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,

ITT Mackay To Market Oil Pollution Monitoring Equipment In The U.S.

Expansion of marine petroleum monitoring and processing equipment in the U.S. market was announced recently by Alan Finkel, vice president of marine operations operations for ITT Mackay Division, Raleigh, N.C., a unit of International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation.

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,

 
 
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