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.
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.
Bayou Black Shipyard, Gibson, La., recently delivered the push boat Delta Christie (shown above) to C.D. Blankenship of New Orleans. The boat is 60 feet long, has a 25-foot beam, and a 9-foot depth midship. The fuel capacity is approximately 16,000 gallons.
Burmeister & Wain Shipyard, Copenhagen, recently delivered Yard No. 883 the M/S Baumare — the third of a series of 17 fuelsaving Panamax bulkcarriers of approximately 64,000 dwt on the yard's order list. The M / S Baumare was delivered to the shipping company Baumare Inc.
The potential of the sea as a major source of energy as well as the prime route over which huge quantities of fuel are transported makes it particularly appropriate that the theme "Energy Research in the Oceans" has been selected for the first
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),
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
Mechanical Equipment Company, Inc. (MECO), New Orleans, is marketing three new waste heat recovery evaporators for the production of fresh water. Applications include offshore drilling rigs and production platforms, pipelaying barges, tankers, cargo vessels, tugboats, survey ships, etc.
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.
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