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A.P.I. TANKER CONFERENCE

Boca Raton, Florida — J u n e 3—6 The commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. James S. Gracey, will address the American Petroleum Institute's 1984 Tanker Conference, which will be held in Boca Raton, Fla., June 3-6. This year's meeting, at the Boca Raton Hotel and Club,

 

Giant Belcher Barge Launched In Galveston

Believed to be the largest barge ever built in the U.S., the 640-foot Belcher 102 (shown above) was launched recently at the Galveston Shipbuilding Company yard in Galveston, Texas. To be employed in the U.S. coastal transportation of petroleum products,

New Crowley Tug Joins Fleet

Crowley's petroleum services group has taken delivery of its newest tug. Avik, to serve in the company's oil transportation and distribution fleet. The 76-ft. tug was designed by Crowley's Vessel Management Services team and built by Dakota Creek Industries.

INTERNATIONAL OIL SPILL CONFERENCE

San Antonio, Texas The eighth biennial Oil Spill Conference — sponsored jointly by the U.S. petroleum industry and the federal government — will be held February 28 - March 3, 1983, at the San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas. More than 1,

North Sea Corrosion Conference Papers Now Available In Book Form

The papers in full, discussions and authors' replies, c o v e r i ng proceedings of a three-day conference "North Sea Corrosion— What Have We Learnt," event No. 97 in the European Federation of Corrosion, organized by The Institute of Marine Engineers and

B&W Combination Carrier Design Complies With New US Tanker Legislation

With an eye to changed legislative requirements governing ships trading to the United States, shipbuilder Burmeister & Wain Skibsvaerft of Copenhagen has developed a new design of combination carrier, the BCT85, that complies with the new American

MIROS To Market New Products In U.S.

—Literature Available MIROS A/S of Asker, Norway is a budding company with interests geared towards the offshore market. The company has developed a new generation of instruments for remote sensing of directional ocean waves and surface currents.

Marathon LeTourneau To Construct World's Largest Bottom Supported Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit

Rowan Companies, Inc. has contracted with Marathon LeTourneau Company, a Marathon Manufacturing company, a subsidiary of The Penn Central Corporation, for the construction of the world's largest bottom supported mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU).

Major Navy Contracts

This special section includes major Navy contract awards issued between the dates of August 7 to November 12, 1986. For Navy contracts prior to these dates refer to MARITIME REPORTER, September 1986 issue, "Major Navy Contracts," page 37. Contracts

Gastech 78 LNG/LPG Conference Includes Major Paper From OPEC

The program has been announced for the Gastech 78 LNG and LPG meeting which will be held in the new Monte-Carlo Convention Centre from November 7- 10 this year. It will be the sixth in the series. Leading the program will be a paper of great

 
 
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