W&D Completes Moran Series

Washburn & Doughty Assoc. recently delivered Surrie Moran, the last vessel in a six-boat contract, to Moran Services Corp. in Greenwich, Conn.. The Surrie Moran is a 92 x 32 x 14 ft. (28 x 9.7 x 4.2 m), 4,000 hp Z-Drive that will join the other members of the Marci Moran Class in Norfolk, Va.



—A Review— Faster turnaround in port means increased profits for all vessel operators. To meet that need, designers and manufacturers of cargo handling equipment and access and stowage systems continue to improve their products and to introduce new,


Stavanger, Norway August 21—24 The sixth Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition will be held August 21-24 at the Siddis Centre in Stavanger, Norway, one of the world's leading centers of offshore activity. Currently scheduled at two-year intervals,

Marine Machinery Association Reports On Defense Mobilization Base Forum

About 100 attendees at the recent Government Industry Forum on the U.S. Shipbuilding and Repair Defense Mobilization Base received the most comprehensive brief on the current status and future prospects for the marine industry. The significance of the issues discussed,

McDermott Awarded $27-Million Exxon Contract For Offshore Platform

McDermott Marine Construction, a major operating unit of McDermott International Inc., has been awarded a contract by Exxon Company U.S.A. valued at approximately $27 million. The contract calls for the fabrication and installation of an I8-slot

T a m p a S h i p y a r d s A w a r ds B a b c o c k & W i l c ox $ 1 . 4 - M i l l i o n C o n t r a ct

Babcock & Wilcox, an operating unit of McDermott International, inc., announced that its Industrial Power Generation Division has received a $1.4-million contract from Tampa Shipyards, Inc., Tampa, Fla., for the supply of five ship sets of marine,

Marine Management Develops Demo Programs

Marine Management Systems (MMS) has developed demonstration programs for its Spare Parts I n v e n t o r y Management and Planned Maintenance computer application software. The demo programs will run on any IBM PC to demonstrate the capability

AMERICA'S SEAPORTS The Dynamics Of Change

For more than three centuries, America's seaports have been centers of population, trade, and vibrant economic activity. Within the past three years, the U.S. seaport industry has emerged from the throes of recession, and today, in many respects,

Miles Heads Barber Blue Sea Activities In North America

Raymond R. Miles, executive vice president of Barber Blue Sea (BBS), has moved to New York to assume the additional responsibility of the ocean carrier's North American activities. He had been working at the company's headquarters in Oslo. Announcing the appointment,

DNV Maritime: Changing of the Guard

Rapid-fire change is the only thing that stays the same in today's increasingly regulation-heavy, litigious maritime industry. Norway's Det Norske Veritas is there to help smooth out the curves. It is no overstatement to say that the marine business

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