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,
The M/T Stolt Helluland, the first of four 29,999-dwt state-of-theart parcel tankers being built for Stolt Tankers and Terminals (Holdings) S.A., was recently named at the Kleven Floro A/S shipbuilding yard at Floro, Norway. Mrs. Mary Wright, wife of Christopher J.
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),
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
Richard V. Warden, president of ITT Decca Marine, Inc., 40 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019, has announced the appointment of Peter Bauer as product line manager of echosounders, autopilots and gyrocompasses, of the newly formed Products Management Group; John G.
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.
The culmination of two years of construction, the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer emerged from the Larose, La., shipyard of North American Shipbuilding as the nation's first commercial icebreaking research ship. Able to break ice three feet thick at a speed of three knots,
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.
The first installation on a U.S.- flag tanker of an Atlas S-Band radar with basic collision avoidance features was recently performed on the S/S Allegiance owned by International Ocean Transport Corporation, Philadelphia, Pa. The radar Type Atlas 6500 S BCA was installed by Electro-Nav,
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,