regulations

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,

 

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.

Deck Machinery And Cargo-Handling Equipment

To remain competitive in the world of shipping, vessel operators must keep their port time for loading and unloading operations to a minimum. Fast, reliable, and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, and cargo access equipment— all invaluable

Bulkers Shaped by Regulations?

The possibility of a future regulatory regime in which newbuild bulk carriers over a certain size would need to be double- hulled has moved a step closer towards becoming a reality. In March this year, the International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s

Marine Diesel Propulsion: Where Less Is More

Alstom Diesel engines and its three well-regarded brands — Mirrlees Blackstone, Paxman and Ruston — were recently bought by MAN B&W. Several recent deals have confirmed the continuing trend towards a consolidation of resources in the realm of marine propulsion equipment.

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

DOT Regulations Prohibit Dumping Plastics At Sea

"By halting the discharge of plastic waste from ships, we are taking a major step to protect the world's marine environment," said Secretary of Transportation Samuel K. Skinner recently in announcing an interim final rule that prohibits the dumping of plastics,

The Effect Of The 1978 IMCO Tanker Safety And Pollution Prevention Conference On Ship Design And Operation

Maclver Robinson, OBE CEng FRINA, Surveyor General, Marine Division, Department of Trade, will chair a Joint Conference on "The Effect of the 1978 IMCO Tanker Safety and Pollution Prevention Conference on Ship Design and Operation," arranged by

Hitachi Receives First U.S. Order For Two Jackup Drilling Rigs

Hitachi Zosen recently received an order from Offshore Investments Limited, a subsidiary of Hunt International Resources Corporation of Dallas, Texas, to supply two jackup offshore type oil drilling rigs. After delivery, the rigs will be operated by Penrod Drilling Company,

GTRC Campbell Behind New Set of Orders in China

GTR Campbell, the designers of standard design ships like Freedom, Fortune, Friendship, Fantasy, Fortune MKII, Festiva, Valiant and Galaxy in cooperation with their associated concept design firm; Algoship Designers Ltd. of the Bahamas are behind

 
 
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