"Hamburg has the facilities — and the drive — to develop into the most important North Sea/Baltic port for handling United States cargoes," according to Helmut F.H. Hansen, executive director of port commerce, Port of Hamburg. That was the message
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. in Singapore recently completed and delivered another jackup rig to Pool Company of Houston. Named Pool Rig 144, the 160-foot-water-depth jackup was towed to its location in the Arabian Gulf to operate for ARAMCO.
Promet Private Limited, Singapore, recently launched its second self-propelled jackup wells e r v i c e b a r g e , named Frank Purkey (shown above). Built for Sun Contractors, this barge was delivered at the end of May 1981. The Frank Purkey measures 110 feet by 50 feet by 10 feet.
The June meeting of the Long Beach- Greater Los Angeles Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers was held jointly with the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. The more than 160 participants
The Maritime Administration has released the results of the first major Government effort to analyze the impact of the U.S.- flag shipping and American shipbuilding industries on the nation's economy. The findings demonstrate conclusively that
As part of its continuing expansion of services related to arrival of new 22,000-dwt container- RO/RO vessels, Gerald W. Chick has joined Gdynia America Line, Inc., New York, general agents for Polish Ocean Lines (POL), as manager of sales in the metropolitan New York region.
The General Electric Credit Corporation announced it has purchased for $120,000,000 the 225,- 000-dwt tanker T.T. Stuyvesant, and that the vessel has been initially chartered to the Standard Oil Company of Ohio (SOHIO) to transport Alaskan oil.
The American Ship Building Company confirmed recently that it had received notification from Ocean Carriers, Inc., of Houston, Texas, that the option for an additional three T-5 Tankers that are to be chartered to the Military Sealift Command has been exercised by the U.
O & U Drilling, Inc. of Beaumont, Texas, and Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont shipyard recently commissioned an offshore jackup drilling rig and announced the ordering of two other rigs. One of the new rigs will be built at the Beaumont yard, and the second at the Singapore shipyard.
A new submerged arc chromemoly welding wire, called W-22, is available from the Western Steel Division of Armco. Produced by Armco to the American Welding Society Specification A5.23, Classification EB3, W-22 is a low-carbon, alloy steel wire containing 2.