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
Dan Kabel has been appointed vice president of service and spare parts for Wartsila Diesel, Inc. in the U.S. Previously he served as superintendent engineer for a fleet of vessels operated by Seahawk Management, Inc. He is a graduate of the U.S.
Cummins Engine Company recently introduced the first Marine models of its new B and C Series of lower horsepower diesels, which will expand Cummins Marine product line to 61 horsepower on the low end. The B Series propulsion engines will consist
Halter Marine, Inc. has delivered the Summer Sun (shown above), a tug/supply boat, to D.F. Levy Marine Limited I, Morgan City, La. She is the second of six vessels to be built at Halter's Moss Point, Miss., division for the Morgan City operator.
—Free Literature Available Warren Pumps Inc., a newly formed corporation organized by the managers of Warren Pumps— Houdaille, Inc. and Scott-Macon, Ltd., a New York-based financial advisory firm, successfully completed recently the purchase of the business of Warren Pumps-Houdaille, Inc.
Mississippi Marine Towboat Corporation, Greenville, Miss., recently launched its first offshore supply vessel. The 112-foot by 26- foot by 11-foot 2-inch Utility-class vessel was designed by the naval architectural and marine engineering firm of van Bentem and Associates of Ocean Springs,
The WABCO Fluid Power Division of American- Standard, Lexington, Ky., has published an eight-page brochure on Logicmaster™ pneumatic control systems for marine engines equipped with hydraulic clutch reverse gears. WABCO Logicmaster controls incorporate the
P.K. Wennberg, president of Propulsion Systems, Inc., has announced the appointment of John M. Phinney as manager of engineering. PSI, based in Kent, Wash., o f f e r s PSI/Liaaen Controllable Pitch Propellers and Thrusters, PSI/Frydenbo Rotary Vane Steering Gear,
The 10th annual Arctic Marine Freighters sealift to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, has departed from Seattle, Wash., according to an announcement by Roy D. Jurgensen, Seattle, executive vice president of Crowley Maritime Corporation's Offshore Group. The
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,