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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,

A&P Tyne Re-Delivers FPSO Haewene Brim

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.

A Proven, New Approach for Vessel Insulation

Special Advertising Section for Mascoat Products • www.deltacoat.com Vessel insulation has changed very little in many years. Normally hidden from direct view, thermal insulation systems can become ineffective over time due to poor installation, vibration or moisture intrusion.

SNAME Pacific Northwest Section Discusses Deepsea Mining

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

Northwest Marine Receives Major Navy Contract

Portland, Ore.-based Northwest Marine Iron Works has started overhaul of the USS Lang under a $6.02-million contract. The Lang will be in Portland through May of 1978 undergoing hull repair and a major upgrading of its electronic and weapons systems.

N e w M A R C O Oil Recovery System Used In Gulf

A new type of offshore oil-spill skimmer built by MARCO was assigned to recover oil when a 7 2 , 0 0 0 - d w t L i b e r i a n tanker started spilling oil on November 1, 1979, following a collision at sea five miles south of Galveston Bay, MARCO

U.S.-Built NSF Research Icebreaker Begins Operation

The nation's first commercial icebreaking research ship, the Nathaniel B. Palmer, recently began operation for the National Science Foundation (NSF) U.S. Antarctic Program. To be operated under the direction of Antarctic Support Associates (ASA),

Raytheon Introduces JRC Color And Digital Rasterscan Radar Unit

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,

VIS Introduces New Vessel Instrumentation And Alarm System

Vessel Information Systems has brought microprocessor technology into the pilothouse by introducing the VIAS System-128. This new vessel instrumentation and alarm system represents a high-tech melding of computer display technology with familiar shipboard systems,

 
 
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