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Owners Approve White Rose Oilfield

Husky Oil Operations Limited, operator of the White Rose oil field project and its co-venturer, Petro-Canada have decided to proceed with the development of the White Rose oilfield located offshore the East Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

 

Bath Iron Works Launches Navy Frigate Ahead Of Schedule

The U.S. Navy guided missile frigate Clifton Sprague ( F F G 1 6 ) was r e c e n t ly launched 19 weeks ahead of schedule by Bath Iron Works. The ship honors the name and memory of the late Vice Adm. Clifton Albert Frederick Sprague, USN, World

FOURTH FOR TMT CHRISTENED

The El Rey, Trailer Marine Transport Corporation's fourth triple-deck barge, departed Jacksonville, Fla., on January 18 for its maiden voyage to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The El Rey (shown above), the final in a series of four mammoth triple-deck barges, was built in Portland, Ore.

TUGS OF WAR

When the mammoth World War II battleship Iowa left drydocking facilities at Avondale Shipyard enroute to its second phase of facelifting at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss, it was towed downriver on the Mississippi by Gulf Fleet Marine's Gulf Ace II,

USP&I Home Office To New York Area— Other Changes Announced

The United States P.&I. Agency, Inc. (USP&I), the marine liability claims adjusting affiliate of Underwriters Adjusting Company, has announced changes in office locations and management responsibilities. The home office, formerly located in New Orleans, has moved to Piscataway, N.

U.S. Footprint In Germany

Integration of the showcase production hall of former eastern German engine builder Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock (DMR) into the MaK manufacturing system has provided a timely boost to output capacity for the medium-speed market. The conversion of

Stability Software for Semi Submersible Rigs

Not all stability software is made equal. Even if all commonly available stability programs were of the same quality, virtually all of them are designed first and foremost for conventional vessels - and it's no secret that the unique characteristics

Marine Industry Continues to Suffer From September 11

Still more than five months later, the maritime industry continues to feel the effects from the terrorist attacks on America, as the events of September 11 have accelerated hardening market conditions in the marine sector. Prior to September, capital

Benjamin Vickers: 175 Years & Counting

One wonders if, when Benjamin Randall Vickers went into business in 1828 as an agent selling oils and soaps, he had the prescience to see the ever growing need for specialized lubricants as the Industrial Revolution gathered pace. He didn't have an easy ride.

The Great Maritime Disruption... that Never Happened

Y2K Remember the dire warnings four years ago as the world raced towards the stroke of midnight ushering in 2000? Editorials screamed that computer systems everywhere would fail making bank accounts inaccessible, traffic lights inoperable and

 
 
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