A New Chapter in Naval Shipbuilding

As a resounding endorsement of its long-term commitment to shipbuilding in the U.K., Vosper Thornycroft (VT) has created a state-of-the-art ship production facility within Portsmouth Naval Base. Having recently attained preliminary operational status through steel cutting on 295-ft.


Rocknes Successfully Parbuckled

On March 30, 2004, the parbuckling of MV Rocknes in Agotnes, Norway, was completed by SMIT Salvage. After two months of preparations, a two-daylong unique operation ensued as the vessel was pulled upright from its upsidedown position. The salvors

11th International Tug Convention And International Marine Salvage Symposium

September 24-28, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The 11th International Tug Convention and International Marine Salvage Symposium and Exhibition, or "The Big One" for short, will be held at the World Trade & Convention Center in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, from September 24 to 28, 1990.

Deep-Notch Tug And Barge Delivered To Energy Transportation

Energy Transportation Corporation of New York City has taken delivery of a tug and 420- foot notched-stern barge for the transportation of liquefied ammonia in the Gulf Coast area. The tug/barge will be operated by Energy Ammonia Transportation Corporation,

Belcher Towing To Add Powerful Docking Tug To Its Miami Fleet

Belcher Towing Company will add a 3,000-horsepower ship docking tug to its fleet in the Port of Miami, vice president James Whitehouse has announced. To be named the Belcher-Miami, the new tug is scheduled to go into service in Miami harbor by the fall of 1981.

Salvors Forge Their Way into the Future

Maritime Reporter solicited the opinions of two of the leading marine salvage companies to discover trends and challenges facing marine operators in the near future. The 2003 National Maritime Salvage Conference, sponsored by American Salvage Association (ASA),

CAORF Selected For Rotterdam Study

The Port of Rotterdam has selected MarineSafety-CAORF, located at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y., to conduct full mission simulator studies which will help determine entry and shiphandling policies for the Port's new Maasvlakte

Patti Shipyard Moves To N ew Site On Bayou Chico In Pensacola

A continuing surge in boatbuilding has added a new feature to the waterfront in Pensacola, Fla., as Patti Shipyard recently began operations at a new location on Bayou Chico. Previously, the shipyard operated on properties leased from Patti Industries, Inc.

McDermott Completes Deepest Pipelines In U.S. Waters

McDermott Marine Construction has completed the deepest pipelines laid in U.S. waters. The two pipelines reached depths of approximately 1,400 feet and were installed for Conoco Inc.'s Jolliet project. The 6.5-mile 10-inch lines were installed

Global And Japanese Firm Jointly Offer Offshore Production Systems

Global Marine Development Inc. of Irvine, Calif., and Nippon Kokan K.K. of Tokyo, Japan, have announced an agreement to jointly develop and market offshore oil and gas production systems. NKK will fabricate the structures in its shipyards on the basis of engineering provided by GMDI.

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