Ed Paden, president of Levingston Shipbuilding Company, Orange, Texas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ashland Oil, Inc., announced the signing of a $28.6-million contract to build a Levingston-designed Class 111-C jackup drilling rig f o r Dixilyn-Field of Houston, Texas.
The Marlin, a 14,943-dwt bulk/ oil carrier built at Hitachi Zosen's Mukaishima Shipyard, Japan, was delivered to her owner, Lib Ore Steamship Co., Inc. on January 24, 1977. The first of two sisterships ordered by Lib Ore Steamship Co., the Marlin
Europort 83, the 21st International Maritime Exhibition that was held recently at the RAI International Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, was a resounding success in all respects, according to the organizer. At the close of the exhibition, many
The 6,552-dwt roll-on/roll-off type cargo carrier Dana Maxima was delivered to her owner, DFDS A/S of Denmark, on August 18, 1978. It was constructed at the Osaka Works (Sakai) of Hitachi Zosen. The ship has four trailer decks as well as a rampway
Constructing side stringers into the wing tanks of double-hulled vessels will allow for easier maintenance and inspections, said the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) recently. Despite the increased cost, ABS urged that this added modification
The giant containerships, which act as a floating conveyor-belt for international trade, are struggling to maintain volumes in the face of global slow down, shipping analysts said. Analysts said it was the container carrying behemoths on the trans-Pacific trades
Lloyd's Register has developed jointly an acoustic emission monitor providing a unique approach to crack detection and monitoring. When cracks in a structure grow, they produce ultrasonic stress waves, known as acoustic emissions (AE). Detection technology,
A major new development in FORAN, the internationally recognized computer aided system for ship design and production, was announced recently by Senermar, a leading Spanish firm of naval architects and marine consultants. A new interactive version has
The Annual Banquet of the Alumni Association of Webb Institute of Naval Architecture will be held on Thursday, November 8, 1984, in the Ballroom of the Loews Warwick Hotel, 54th Street on the Avenue of the Americas, New York City. There will be reception at 5:30 p.
Now available from Bureau Veritas at London is a third edition of its very useful English language handbook entitled "Docking Facilities for Ships over 200,000 Tonnes Deadweight." The previous edition appeared in 1975. Two pages are devoted to each docking facility,