Promet Private Limited, Singapore, recently launched the Sedco 160 (shown above). Under construction for Sedco, Inc. of Dallas, the rig is a BMC-150 Baker Marine designed, self-elevating independent leg type equipped with three independent tubular legs of 260 feet,
Clifton C. Garvin Jr., retired board chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Corporation, will receive the highest award of the American Petroleum Institute, the Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement, at the API annual meeting in Houston, Texas, November 17-19.
Capt. Joseph F. Madeo Jr., a vice president with Murphy Pacific Marine Salvage Company, has been awarded The Navy Meritorious Public Service Citation by Vice Adm. C.R. Bryan, Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, in Washington, D.C., in recognition
Capt. James F. McNulty, U.S. Navy (ret.), has been appointed as Academic Dean at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, replacing the retiring Dean, Capt. Edward E. Conrad. Captain McNulty is a native of Lawrence, Mass., and is a 1953 graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
The Port of Singapore Authority has signed a contract for Imodco to design and engineer a Single Point Mooring terminal system to be anchored in 32 meters (about 105 feet) of water in Singapore Harbor. The single grade buoy will be capable of mooring fully loaded tankers of up to 320,