The Ocean Drilling & Exploration Company (ODECO) is adding a new dimension to its drilling fleet with the construction of a heavy-duty, fully winterized, s e l f - p r o p e l l e d semisubmersible with huge deckload capacities, that will be capable
McElroy Machine, a long time builder of custom marine deck equipment, recently announced the completion of 14 double drum, self contained, diesel driven winches to be installed aboard the Navy's "Side Loadable Warping Tugs". Recently awarded contracts include,
PPG Industries has begun the launching of 14 new Hillman chemical barges, customed designed to carry caustic soda shipments from PPG's expanded plant in Lake Charles, La. The first barge was launched recently, and all the r e m a i n i n g v e
McAllister Brothers, Inc., 17 Battery Place, New York, N.Y., has placed an order with Main Iron Works, Inc. of Houma, La., for the construction of three 4,290-hp tugboats at a cost of $4 million. James P. McAllister, president, in announcing the contract award,
The Westinghouse Marine Division, Sunnyvale, Calif., and New Sulzer Diesel Ltd., the latter a leading designer of diesel engines, have r e a c h e d an agreement for Westinghouse to market and manufacture slow- and medium-speed diesel marine propulsion in the United States.
Lenders faced a competitive and sluggish commercial loan market in 1993 and are looking at a number of industries, including marine, to generate higher commercial loan volumes. More lenders are doing marine deals today compared to five years ago,
Mrs. Geri M. Joseph, former U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands, has been elected to the board of directors of Twin City Barge, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., it was announced recently by John W. Lambert, chairman of the board. A life-long resident of the Twin Cities,
IMAS-91 in Sydney, Australia, November 11-13, 1991. The Institute of Marine Engineers will hold its Sixth International Maritime and Shipping Conference at the University of New South Wales. The theme of the conference will be high-speed marine transportation.
A ring-bound, hard-cover catalog containing 130 removable pages and data sheets is being offered by the Skagit Corporation. Skagit Division of Continental Emsco Company, Sedro-Woolley, Wash., specializes in the design, development, and manufacture
Barge shipments of grain destined for export reached a record 1.95 billion bushels in 1980, according to figures recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The share of all export grain carried by barges last year reached 40.3 percent,