Newfoundland's c o m i n g offshore oil boom will trigger a parallel growth in the province's maritime and air transportation services, the Hon. Neil Windsor, Newfoundland's minister of development, recently told members of the Executives Club of Chicago.
Dome East Corporation, 325 Duffy Avenue, Hicksville, N.Y. 11801, just completed design, engineering, fabrication and installation of the world's largest derrick enclosure. It is now in use aboard the R / V Deepsea Miner II sailing out of California.
The 86th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, held at the New York Hilton Hotel in November, brought together the leaders in shipbuilding and ship operation, not only from the United States but worldwide. The wide ranging
The German corporation of Renk Tacke, a subsidiary of MAN B&W, has won an order from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to build the largest marine planetary gear unit the company has yet produced. The unit is intended for a VLCC tanker which will
Willard Marine Inc., and MetalCraft Marine Inc., have launched and tested the first Aluminum/FRP hybrid RIB. The new development is also the first identical standard U.S. Navy 730 hull ever built in aluminum. Coupled to the heavy duty MetalCraft built aluminum hull is a standard one-piece,
J. Ray McDermott & Co., Inc. of New Orleans, La., has completed tests on a new automatic marine pipeline welding system. McDermott reports the system, under development since 1976, will increase the speed and quality with which large diameter pipe can be welded aboard marine lay barges.
Genstar Limited, Suite 4105, One Place Ville Marie, Montreal, Canada, announced that it has recently concluded an exclusive agreement with British Shipbuilders whereby the two organizations will work together in the preparation of a proposal for
Pettit Paint Company, Inc., Borough of Rockaway, N.J., one of the leading producers and pioneers in the development and manufacture of high-performance and quality coatings for the marine pleasure market for over 60 years, is expanding into the commercial and marine military markets.
—Literature Available "W.A.I.T.!" (What Alloy Is That!) is the title of a new four-page color brochure on alloy identification kits for non-destructive testing from Fenner & Associates, Inc. of Houston, Texas. The publication explains that the W.