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.
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
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,
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.
The SSV Safe C o n c o r d i a , Gotaverken Arendal newbuilding 911, was delivered recently to Consafe Offshore, Sweden. The offshore rig has been chartered by Phillips Petroleum and will operate at the Ekofisk Field. This is a large, twin-hulled,
Rep. W.J. (Billy) Tauzin (D LA) will discuss standby boats and warehouse vessels at the next quarterly meeting of the Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) to be held at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel on September 24. Capt. W.A. Mayberry, USCG (Ret.
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,
A joint venture has been formed, Nautilus Submarines of America, Inc., Fort Pierce, Fla., to manufacture, market, and operate passenger tourist submarines throughout the world with primary emphasis on the U.S. and Caribbean markets. The new firm
Great Britain's energy minister, Tony Wedgwood Benn, has announced the conditional award of offshore oil production licenses for 44 blocks to 65 oil companies. The offshore blocks are in the seas on all sides of Britain. They involve approximately 18,
Grow Group, Inc. of New York, N.Y., recently announced the merger of Devoe Marine Coatings Co. Division and Devoe Napko Protective Coatings Division. The new company will be known as Devoe Coatings Company. In making the announcement at a meeting of 150 Devoe sales representatives, Joseph M.