During a recent 10-day project in the Gulf of Mexico for a major E&P company, the use of inertial navigation technology reportedly reduced vessel time by three to five days over the course of the deployment and positioning of seismic data acquisition modules.
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.
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,
Acurex Corporation, Autodata Division, Mountain View, Calif., has published a free eight-page brochure on "Powermeters for Marine Environments." The introduction explains that the Acurex Model 1600A Series Horsepower Measurement Systems are used
Navidyne Corporation of Newport News, Va., recently introduced the first in a new generation of marine satellite communications equipment, the ESZ-10000. The new unit is a Standard A, Class 1 INMARSAT ship earth station. It provides instant, clear telephone,
The formation of a new company, Racal-Decca Service Limited, was announced recently. The Croyden, England-based company will coordinate and expand the worldwide marine electronics service operations of the Racal- Decca group of companies. The
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.
Raytheon Marine Company of Manchester, N.H., has just introduced the new model JMA-3410 color radar that provides high-resolution color in a compact, digital, rasterscan unit. Raytheon is offering this advanced model, which is manufactured by Japan Radio Company,
GALAX Integrated Systems of New Baltimore, Mich., is offering new free literature, including a brochure and data sheets, on their kit-assembled "starship-styled" marine control consoles. The company has now made available a series of high-tech
In August 2001, the Delamar Company received a call from the Engineering Officer aboard the 270-ft. (82.2-m) USCG Cutter Bear. He described an oil leakage problem from the #1 (starboard) reduction gearbox. The stern outdrive shaft's stuffing box