Techcrane Global Corporation is a Covington, La.-based marine crane manufacturer/distributor who recently installed Techcrane Model F250-100 onboard Torch Offshore L.L.C.'s Midnight Wrangler. This was a crane custom-designed for Torch with a maximum capacity of 125 tons at 30-ft.
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's design for the world's largest matsupported jackup drilling rig, the Bethlehem 600, will open an additional million square miles of outer continental shelf to jackup operations. That's a 30-percent increase from current jackup territory,
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
A tentative agreement to sell all of its South American shipping operations for about $75 million was announced by Prudential Lines, Inc., a U.S.-flag ocean carrier. The purchaser would be Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., a subsidiary of Holiday Inns, Inc.
"The outlook for marine construction in the Gulf of Mexico in the 1980s is, in my view, not only good, it is great," Robert E. Howson, president of McDermott Marine Construction, recently told participants in a symposium sponsored by the University