In many industries and businesses, equipment failure or unexpected maintenance does not present a major problem. Standby systems can be brought online quickly, service engineers can repair machinery within a few hours, with spare parts that are readily available,
Autoship Systems Corporation (ASC) is making waves in a host of maritime industries — they remain a leading software supplier with a range of products that include complete CAD/CAM suites, Stowage Planning Systems (SPS), real-time Hydrostatic Engines,
The new SC59FF free fall lifeboat from Survival Craft Inspectorate is touted as a cost-effective safety system for cargo vessels, tankers and offshore platforms. By optimizing the interior layout of the new 5.9 m lifeboat, designers have achieved 25-passenger carrying capacity.
Houston Offshore International, Inc., and Bethlehem Steel Corporation's S p a r r o w s P o i n t (Md.) yard recently commissioned the first mobile offshore jackup oildrilling platform to be constructed in the United States outside the Gulf of Mexico.
The Glacier Metal Company Limited of Middlesex, England, was founded by a U.S. citizen over 75 years ago. During the intervening period, the firm has become one of the world's leaders in plain bearing technology, and manufactures bearings and
The Ship Structure Committee has available copies of three new reports. SSC-288, "The Effects of Varying Ship Hull Proportions and Hull Materials on Hull Flexibility, Bending and Vibratory Stresses," is an analytical study which considers four typical vessels—an ore carrier,
Quality wastewater treatment is the driving force behind the daily operation of Owens Manufacturing & Specialty Co. For more than 20 years, its Kleen Tank product has worked in the marine and offshore markets to ensure that clean water is the rule, not the exception.
Marine Drilling Company of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, shipyard recently commissioned a 200-foot mobile offshore drilling vessel. James C. Storm, president of Marine Drilling Company, said this jackup
Based in Norway, Scanjet is a world-leading supplier of tankcleaning-machines (guns) to the marine market with deliveries to VLCC's, product tankers, chemical tankers, drilling rigs and supply vessels. The machines, which cover the tank surface completely by vertical and .
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company, Ltd. (MESCO) was recently awarded orders for a semisubmersible type and a jackup type offshore oil drilling rig, as well as a semisubmersible offshore accommodation platform. The order for the semisubmersible oil drilling rig was received,