The Petrojarl I, said to be the world's first purpose-built, floating offshore oil production and testing system, was completed recently at the Tsurumi Works of Nippon Kokan (NKK) in Japan and delivered to K/S Petrojarl A/S. The vessel will enter North Sea service this summer,
Vessel Name Black Marlin, Blue Marlin Type Heavy Lift Ship Owner Offshore Heavy Transport Shipbuilder CSBC, Kaohsiung, Taiwan The Marlin class heavy lift ships — Black Marlin and Blue Marlin built at CSBC, Kaohsiung, Taiwan — are the largest of their kind in the world.
Celebrity Cruise Lines experienced its own "Night At The Oscars" by literally rolling out the red carpet this past June for its inaugural christening ceremony of its new "Millennium" while docked in Southampton, U.K. MR/EN was invited to Southampton
November 9-12, New York, N.Y. One of the most important yearly events in the commercial marine industry, the 96th Annual Meeting of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the concurrent 7th International Maritime Exposition,
The Kiel-Friedrichsort shipyard of Lindenau GmbH Schiffswerft & Maschinenfabrik recently delivered the 12,100-dwt chemical tanker Hummel to her owners Carl Buttner Shipping Company of Bremen. The 477-foot Hummel is the sister ship of two vessels
Quabbin Division of the Power Components and Services Group of Imo Industries Inc. has announced the introduction of the Quabbin Energy Package. The package, designed with an "Accent on Efficiency" for improved steam turbine performance, reflects
Selecting the appropriate propulsion or auxiliary power system for a vessel is one of the most difficult and important tasks facing the naval architect, marine engineer and vessel owner. With so many marine diesel engines on the market—low-speed,
Much as h a s t r a n s p i r e d in m a i n s t r e am c o n s u m e r markets, the dot c o m craze has r e c e n t l y e n v e l o p e d the maritime w o r l d w i t h p r o m i s e s of c o s t s a v i n g s and o p e r a t i o n a l e f f i c i e n c i e s.
Conoco, Inc., the Houston-based oil firm, recently announced it would increase its capital spending by 25 percent to $2 billion in 1991. According to company president Constantine Nicandros, Conoco's increased spending is not in response to present
Oil & Gas Rental Services, Inc., Morgan City, La., has exercised its option with Halter Marine, Inc., Lockport, La., to build a fourth 220- foot all-steel offshore supply boat. Construction and delivery of the $5- million-plus boat will be in 1991.