Three appointments to key staff positions were recently announced by Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA), prominent San Francisco, Calif., firm of naval architects and marine engineers. Henry Berk has been appointed chief electrical engineer.
Esso Production Malaysia, Inc. (EPMI) has asked Daewoo Shipbuilding and Heavy Machinery Ltd. to build an offshore oil and gas production plant and to supply a dehydration module for a second plant. The total price of the projects, including owner-furnished equipment, is $35 million.
Det norske Veritas has recently issued the publication "Guidelines and Requirements for Towing Declarations." The increasing number of towing operations now taking place necessitates such guidelines, which are the first of their kind. The publication
The Aker Stord subsidiary of the Aker Maritime group has been awarded the main contract for the new platform for Statoil's Kristin development in the Norwegian Sea. Worth approximately $560 million, this assignment covers design and hook-up of
Formation of a new repair division was announced by Marine Concrete Structures, Inc. Operations were scheduled to begin last month, with the facility concentrating on hull repairs and alterations for barges, tugs and workboats. "As the search
Major conversion work on a 13,000-dwt general cargo vessel carried out a t the Gotaverken shipyard in Goteborg, West Sweden, has resulted in the ship's transformation into a sheep carrier able to carry some 32,000 live sheep. The converted vessel,