Levingston Shipbuilding Company recently launched the motor vessel Pride of Texas at its Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 36,000-dwt dry bulk carrier was christened by Mrs. Valerie Nemirow, wife of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Samuel B.
Power systems specialist Rolls-Royce now derives nearly $1.5 billion of total annual sales of $8.7 billion from the marine market, and an important element of its growth strategy in the marine domain is the development of its electrical capabilities, products and technology.
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,
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.
FMC Corporation's Marine and Rail Equipment Division, Portland, Ore., recently delivered the ice-strengthened barge Arctic Endeavor to Crowley Maritime Corporation. At Crowley Maritime's request, FMC accelerated its production schedule by 10 days,
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,
The Energy Bureau announced that Congressman John M. Murphy, Chairman of the House ad hoc Select Committee on The Outer Continental Shelf, will keynote its national two-day conference on offshore oil. Entitled "Offshore Oil: Challenge And Change,
Philip J. Burguieres has been elected chairman of the board of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) for 1984-85. He is president and chief operating officer of Cameron Iron Works, Inc. of Houston. With 425 member companies, NOIA is
As part of an ongoing effort to strengthen its responsiveness to the offshore industry, Honeywell's Marine Systems Division has announced two new appointments in its offshore business. John D. Owen was recently named systems business manager. Mr.