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Enclosed Lifeboats Serve As Escape Craft For Offshore Oil Platforms

Watercraft America, Inc., located in Edgewater, Fla., is designing and building ad- vanced lifeboats and launch systems for installation on offshore drilling and production platforms and ships. Called the Watercraft Survival System, it includes a series of lifeboats,

 

Offshore Prospects Keep Bollinger Busy

Maritime Reporter recently spent some time with Mike Ellis. Executive VP and COO of Bollinger Shipyards. Inc.. to discuss offshore market business trends and the future direction of one of the nation's elite marine construction companies. Q:

Midland Affiliated Names P.E. Hubbard Senior VP, Sales And Marketing

Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates announced recently that Peter E. Hubbard has joined its subsidiary, Midland Affiliated Company, as senior vice president, sales and marketing. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Midland is the largest barge operator on the nation's inland waterways,

New GRP Survival Lifeboats From OME Withstand 1,000° C

—Literature Available Halmalic Ltd., a leading United Kingdom GRP boatbuilding company, recently was chosen by Offshore Marine Engineering Ltd. to mould a range of self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboats (SPHL) for completion in OME's specialist facilities at Walsall, West Midlands, U.

Wilson Walton Sells Testing Services For Ships/Offshore Structures

Wilson Walton International Ltd. of Stockton-on-Tees, U.K., signed an agreement with BV Materiaal Metingen of Holland to sell the company's range of testing services in the U.K. for ships and offshore structures. Under the terms of the agreement,

TOURIST SUBMARINES MARK ENTRANCE INTO NEW ERA FOR PASSENGER VESSEL INDUSTRY

*Editor's Note: Mr. Cain is chairman of the board of Nautilus Submarines of America, Inc., a Fort Pierce, Fla.-based company specializing in the manufacture, development, and marketing of tourist passenger submarines. The firm is currently considering

Jorgensen Company New Licensee For Escher Wyss CP Propellers

—Literature Available Jack T. Bunt, vice president and general manager of the Seattle division, announced that the Earle M. Jorgensen Company, Forge Division, Seattle, Wash., and Escher Wyss GmbH of Ravensburg, West Germany, have recently signed

Severe Vessel Shortage, Advanced Age Of Fleet Threaten Some USSR Lines

According to a report by the Soviet Ministry of Merchant Marine, a chronic inability to order new ships may lead to financial losses for Soviet shipping companies and to lack of competitiveness in the world maritime market. The semi-official newspaper Water

MagneTek Defense Systems Offers Quality Power-Conversion Products For Today's Navies

MagneTek Defense Systems, a world leading electrical/electronic power supplier to the military and unit of MagneTek, Inc., manufactures a wide range of products from transducers and uninterruptible power supplies to one of the industry's most

IMODCO To Provide Petrobras With World's Deepest CALM Terminals

IMODCO, the Calabasas, Calif. - based developer of offshore marine terminal systems, has been awarded a contract by SETAL Engenharia e Construcoes S.A. of Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the design and development of the deepest catenary anchor leg mooring (CALM) terminals ever undertaken.

 
 
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