Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. (FELS) of Singapore has expanded its operations in the United States with the appointment of a U.S. representative. Lovie and Company, Inc. of Houston, spearheaded by Peter M. Lovie, has been selected by FELS
A & P Appledore International Ltd., the marine industry's services group, has been acquired by A & P Appledore (Holdings) Ltd., a company formed by the senior employees of the company. The shares in A & P Appledore International Ltd. were in the
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
ABB has struck a landmark deal to supply its new compact podded propulsion system on a semi-submersible drilling rig. Santa Fe International Corp. has awarded a $42 million contract to ABB in Norway for the supply of electric propulsion systems
As part of Sembawang Shipyard's $20- million expansion and modernization program, a new $9-million finger pier has recently been completed to supplement the host of other sophisticated facilities at the Singapore yard. The new pier, allowing easier
O&K Orenstein & Koppel Aktiengesellschaft recently delivered a contract to supply a hopper suction dredger with a hopper capacity of 1,500 cubic meters. The contract was placed by Heinrich H i r d e s GmbH, Hamburg. The dredger will be built to
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 big blow has been dealt to the Philippines by Washington's decision to remove the three U.S. Navy floating drydocks from the Subic Naval Base. Plans had called for conversion of the area into a commercial ship repair facility. Recently, the
Coastal Towing, Inc., Houston, has applied for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of nine tank barges and two towboats. The applicant is an affiliate of, and will share premises and office facilities with, Coastal Towing, Inc.