Utility Vessel And Tugboat Delivered By Service Machine Group

Two new workboats — the offshore utility vessel PBR-216 and the tug Stone Mountain — were completed recently by The Service Machine Group, Inc. of Morgan City, La. The PBR-216, built for PBR Offshore, Inc. also of Morgan City, has an overall length of 118 feet, beam of 26 feet, depth of 11.



On-Water Exhibition Set For June 23-25, 1992 Designed specifically for the small commercial craft industry, the 3rd European Workboat Show, which has developed into one of the largest exhibitions of its kind in Europe, has been scheduled for June 23-25,

Valmet Delivers First Of Four Supply Vessels To Soviet Union

Valmet's subsidiary yard, Valmetin Laivateollisuus Oy in Turku, Finland, recently delivered the first unit in a four-vessel series being built for the Ministry of Gaz Industry of the USSR. The supply/ anchor-handling vessel Rioni incorporates a number of interesting features,

H i l l m a n D e l i v e r i n g 14 N e w Chemical Barges To PPG

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

Kenneth M. Jones Elected President Offshore Logistics, Inc.

At its regular board meeting following the annual shareholder's meeting in November, Offshore Logistics, Inc., Lafayette, La., anounced that Kenneth M. Jones had been elected president of the corporation. Burt H. Keenan will remain chairman of the board and chief executive officer.

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers Newest OSV

Eastern Shipbuilding delivered OSV San Rafael to Naviera Tamaulipas of Tampico, Mexico for operations in the Bay of Campeche oil fields off Eastern Mexico. Measuring 204 x 44 ft. (62.1 x 13.4 m) with a 16 ft. (4.8 m) beam, the ABS-classed supply


Mobil Oil Canada, Ltd., has been active in the eastern Canadian offshore exploration drilling since 1967, principally in the vicinity of Sable Island and on the Eastern Grand Banks. In the early 1970s, these exploration drilling activities led

Vessel Financing In The '90s

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,

McDermott Plans To Expand Gulfport Division Shipyard

McDermott Incorporated announced that its Shipyard Group has purchased 70 additional acres in the Bayou Bernard Industrial District north of Gulfport, Miss., to expand the shipbuilding and repair facilities of its Gulfport Division. Located on

Two Models Of Zodiac's Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIB) Chosen By U.S. Navy

Zodiac of North America, Stevensville, Md., recently announced that through their representative Menge Marine Equipment Group, New Orleans, the U.S. Navy has chosen two models of Zodiac's Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIB) to equip the new AGOR 23 currently

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