Admiralty Law

Russians Buy Oil Barriers From U.S.

Eleanor Chance Swett, president of Offshore Devices, Inc., 91 Dale Street, Chestnut Hill, Mass. 02167, announces a $700,000 contract with SUDOIMPORT, the USSR marine trade organization, for six High Seas Oil Pollution Control Barriers. The barriers will be used on the Black Sea,

 

Cameron Refits Drill Rig 'Western Pacesetter II' In Record-Breaking Five Days

Downtime was cut by approximately twothirds when the Western Pacesetter II, a semisubmersible drilling rig, was refitted at Cameron Offshore Service Inc.'s Industrial Marine Division in Cameron, La., for work in the North Sea. With the cost of rig tow time,

SEA RIDER Infiltrates Small Craft Propulsion Market

The Ferry Transport Company Gestione Governativa Navigazione Laghi, owned by Italian Government, and the Taiwan Coast Guard have ordered Sea Rider propulsion. Gestione Governativa Navigazione Laghi is responsible for ferry transportation on northern Italian lakes Garda, Maggiore and Como.

The Tugboat, Towboat and Barge Industry

This year. The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association for the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, celebrates its 60th anniversary. AWO members, representing the inland, coastal and harbor sectors of the industry, recently

Imi-Tech Awarded $300,000 In Navy Research Contracts

The Department of the Navy has awarded Imi-Tech Corporation of Elk Grove, 111., two research and development contracts valued at more than $300,000. The first contract involves adapting the company's Solimide® foam, a flexible, fireresistant polyimide insulating material,

Lockheed In Joint Venture With Rendel, Palmer & Tritton To Seek Ocean Engineering Project

Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, a major U.S. aerospace company, and Rendel, Palmer and Tritton, a 140-year-old British consulting and design engineering partnership, have entered into an arrangement whereby their combined expertise in ocean engineering

Revised Rules On Mobile Offshore Rigs Issued By Det norske Veritas

Det norske Veritas has issued revised Rules for Classification of Mobile Offshore Units. The new edition supersedes the 1975-edition (with supplement of 1977). The major changes from the previous edition are: More severe requirements to strength of steel structures.

Danger on the High Seas

A tale of survival could best describe John S. Burnett's experience onboard his sloop Unicorn in January 1992. Sailing solo across the South China Sea to Singapore — one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world — Burnett was attacked by pirates.

American Heavy Lift Names Admiral Peet To Board of Directors

American Heavy Lift Shipping Company recently announced the election of Vice Adm. Raymond E. Peet, USN (retired), to its board of directors. Highlighting Admiral Peet's active U.S. Navy career were the positions of acting Assistant Secretary of

Seaworthy And Bethlehem Steel Offer An Innovative 1,500-TEU Class Convertible Container Carrier

Seaworthy Systems, Inc., of Essex, Connecticut, and Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Sparrows Point Yard have announced an innovative vessel design intended for Jones Act trade routes. The vessel's capacity is based on the carriage of 774 forty-foot

 
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