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NKK Super Semi-Submersible Rig Designed For D e e p Sea O p e r a t i o ns

Nippon Kokan (NKK), Tokyo, has developed a super semi-submersible drilling rig specially designed for oil and natural gas drilling operations in deep water and rough seas. The rig features a computer-controlled dynamic system to maintain position in deepwater operation in depths to 1,

 

NABRICO Constructs 2 Dump Scows For Panama Canal Commission

Two 215-foot by 50-foot by 14- foot split-hull dump scows have been constructed by Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO) of Nashville, Tenn., for the Panama Canal Commission. The two 1,300-cubic-yard barges, the first to be built by NABRICO for the Commission,

World's Largest Aluminum Crewboat Features Five Cummins Engines

—Free Literature Offered— Offshore oil and gas operations in deeper waters at greater distances from shore have led to the production of the world's largest crewboat. It is the 155-foot, all-aluminum giant, the Blair McCall, powered by five Cummins KTA-19M-680 HP diesels,

AWO ANNUAL

AWO: SAFEGUARDING THE BOTTOM LINE OF ITS MEMBER COMPANIES A truly national organization, AWO's 300-plus member companies are located along the banks of all major US waterways, and on the shores of the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Coasts The American

Coast Guard Announces Final Marine Vapor Control Regulations

The Coast Guard recently announced final regulations designed to ensure the safe design, installation and operation of marine vapor systems on tank vessels and at marine facilities. During loading or ballasting of tank ships or tank barges, the

Sperry's New Satellite Communicator Granted Unrestricted Type Approval

—Literature Available Sperry Corporation's Aerospace & Marine Group's new Satellite Communicator has been granted unrestricted type approval by INMARSAT, following extensive qualification testing as a Standard A, Class I Ship Earth Station. The

Cost Of Naval Operations In Persian Gulf Region Continues To Escalate

Supplemental Funding Package Likely The projected cost for U.S. naval operations related to Operation Desert Shield through September 30 has more than doubled—from $230-million to $490-million —according to figures released by the Pentagon recently.

MMC Unveils A Versatile New Portable Sonic Tank Gauging Tape For Inventory Control

Vital tank gauging information essential to accurate liquid inventory control is the primary purpose of the new MMC Portable ' Sonic INTERFACE Tape. This versatile, precision instrument combines ullage and interface measurements in one simple operation.

PBI Launches MCM-10, USS Warrior, Seventh in Series Of 11 For Navy; Lays Keel For MCM-12, USS Ardent

The 224-foot wooden mine countermeasure ship MCM-10 was recently launched at the yard of Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The sponsor of the ship, Penelope L. Nyquist, wife of Vice Adm. John W. Nyquist, christened the ship Warrior.

Navigation & Communications Equipment Review

Through recent technology breakthroughs and advancements, the leading manufacturers of marine electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise, and communications faster and easier.

 
 
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