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Santa Fe Engineering Names Billy Ennis VP

Billy M. Ennis has been promoted to vice president of Santa Fe Engineering & Construction Co., and assigned to company headquarters in Orange, Calif., as operations manager-marine construction. For the past five years, Mr. Ennis was assigned

 

Demystifying Parametric Roll

An ABS research project deflates the mystique surrounding parametric roll, a rare but dangerous phenomenon particularly threatening to containers/lips. In October 1998, a large, post- Panamax containership limped into the port of Seattle, a victim

Strategic Value Adding Purchasing

An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always

E-Utopia?

Analysts, pundits, skeptics and just about anyone with a two-bit opinion have voiced their thoughts — informed and otherwise — as to the potential effects that the surge in "e-commerce" solutions will have on the transportation community at large.

Station 12 Strives To Corner Satcom

The competitive satellite communications market has taken an additional step toward consolidation, with Station 12 — an independent operating business owned 65 percent by KPN (Royal Dutch Telecom) and 35 percent by Telstra — leading the way having the intention of cornering the market.

State of the P&I Market: As Stocks Drop, Rates Will Rise

The 13 P&I Clubs within the International Group continue to dominate the world market for shipowners' liability insurance despite increasing competition in recent years from fixed premium facilities. The development of the fixed premium market and,

McDermott International Buys Pipelaying Barge For $85 Million

McDermott Incorporated has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, McDermott International, Inc., has purchased the semisubmersible pipelaying barge Viking Piper from Viking Jersey Equipment Limited, a 75-percent-owned affiliate of Santa Fe International Corporation,

Grand Bahama Shipyard Receives Quality Mark

Grand Bahama Shipyard has received ISO 9001 accreditation from the international certification body, Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd. Mr. Graham Brown, Vice President of Lloyd's Register North America Inc. presented the certificate of approval

ODECO's Hugh J. Kelly Elected Chairman Of NOIA At 16th Annual Meeting

Hugh J. Kelly, president and CEO of the Ocean Drilling and Exploration Co. (ODECO), New Orleans, La., was recently elected chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) for the 1988-89 term. The NOIA board of directors elected Mr.

McDermott Division Gets Two Contracts For Irish Sea Gas Projects

McDermott Engineering-London, a division of McDermott International, Inc., has received t w o c o n t r a c t s from Hydrocarbons Great Britain Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of British Gas Corporation, for work that will play a major part in the development of the Morecambe Gas Field.

 
 
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