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),
The M/V Ocean Marauder, recently launched in the waters off Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is the first North American fishing vessel powered by a Cummins KT-2300-M diesel engine. An 86-foot seiner built by John Manly Shipyards of Vancouver
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 recent combined meeting of the San Diego Sections of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and The American Society of Naval Engineers was hosted by the SNAME Section. The meeting was opened by Phil Weintraub, SNAME Section chairman,
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.
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.
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
At a recent meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, a film was shown by George M. Bonnett of Deepsea Ventures Inc. on "Mining the Oceans." Deepsea Ventures Inc. of Gloucester Point, Va., has
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,
A.L. Burbank and Co., One World Trade Center, Suite 2811, New York, N.Y. 10048, will be sole worldwide marketing agents for the Marine ThermoTest Division of Fuel Savers, Inc., it was announced by Victor M. Richel, president. The Marine Thermo- Test