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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

 

New Positioning Technique Helps Cut Costs in Deepwater GOM

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.

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,

Harris Introduces New Multiband, Multimission VHF/UHF Radio For Export Markets

Harris RF Communications Group recently introduced a new multiband VHF/UHF radio transceiver designed to meet the multimission, multiwaveform requirements of modern international defense forces. The new AN/PRC-117D(E) was introduced by Harris

All Set Tracking Launches New Electronic Seal

In order to meet upcoming requirements for container security, All Set Tracking has developed the ALLTrack e- Seal that will make electronic sealing easy and flexible. The completely new design takes into account the needs of ocean carriers, port

Gdansk Shipyard Leads With Myriad of Conversions/Repairs

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.

Esgard's 'Bio Kote' Protects And Is Environmentally, Ecologically Safe

The development and marketing of corrosion-preventive coatings which are not only effective in protecting equipment but are also environmentally and ecologically safe has been a goal of Esgard, Inc. since its founding. The Lafayette, La.- based

Improved TV Antenna From Naval Electronics

— L i t e r a t u r e Available The MK-20 omni-directional TV antenna offered by Naval Electronics Inc. of Tampa, Fla., distributors for Naval Electronics A.B. of Sweden, features three separate band elements with interference filters and an internal,

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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