The Phoenix Seadrill Rig 3 — The Mr. Ray—an all-new slottedtype submersible posted drilling barge built by McDermott Inc. shipyard, New Iberia, La., was christened recently at ceremonies held at the yard. The rig can drill below 30,000 feet in nominal 7- to 21-foot water depths.
Lester Rosenblatt, chairman of the board of M. Rosenblatt & Son, the prominent naval architectural and marine engineering firm, has announced the appointment of Perry W. Nelson as president. Mr. Nelson's marine career started with employment as a ship draftsman with the W.
Christening ceremonies were held recently at Avondale Shipyards near New Orleans for the first of three integrated catug/ barge vessels currently under construction there for use by Occidental Petroleum Corporation. The Oxy Trader is designed
Lester Rosenblatt, president and chairman of the board of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., New York, has announced the promotion of Perry W. Nelson to executive vice president. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mr. Nelson received his master's degree
Seattle-based MARCO Pollution Control, a world leader in the development of marine oil spill clean-up systems, has delivered the first of two large Filterbelt modules to Batservice Yard in Mandel, Norway. These 27-foot long by 6-foot wide modules,
The actual extent of European public funding to promote a modal shift from road to waterborne transportation has up until now — been far outweighed by political discourse on the subject — no doubt designed to appeal to the popular, environmentalist vote.
Despite a fall in the overall number of vessels forecast to be delivered Irom shipyards until 2007. the value of the propulsion systems installed in newbuilds is expected to show a rise from 2004, reaching nearly $5-billion by 2007 on the strength of increasing power requirements.
Tracor Marine, Inc. a subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., has received a contract from the Military Sealift Command to man, operate, and maintain the research vessel Lulu for Submarine Development Group One based in San Diego. The contract will bring the company in excess of $2.
The Northern New England Section, the American Society of Naval Engineers, held its monthly meeting recently at the Commissioned Officers Club, Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, N.H. Comdr. Michael Terry, Research and Development Program Manager, Ship Design and Integration Directorate,
Environmental Sustainable Development. It's a concept that has sparked a multitude of papers, essays and analysis, yet the notion of sustainable development has still to be fully recognized by the maritime world. Or has it? Invasive species, harmful