A study recently completed by NAV-COM Incorporated gives conclusive proof of the cost-benefits of using electronic mail for teletype message traffic ship and shore. A typical commercial ship can save $7,000-$ 11,000 per year in satellite calling charges,
New Policies And An Oil And Gas Bonanza Promise A Bright Future Recent news from the Canadian Arctic and the offshore continues to give promise of a bonanza of oil and gas. Exploration activity is proceeding at a good pace despite the oil glut and the drop in energy prices.
Oosterhuis Industries Supplies American Brons Diesel Engines To Five New Offshore Tugs Ship Buying Spree
Five new offshore tugs recently delivered by U.S. shipyards were equipped with American Brons diesel engines from Oosterhuis Industries, Inc. of New Orleans, La. Oosterhuis is the American distributor for Brons and American Brons diesel engines.
Fritz K. Weimann has been appointed manager of long-range planning and product development, according to Skagit Corporation's director of marketing, George B. Klos. Mr. Weimann will be responsible for long-range planning with emphasis on new products,
Spurred by tax incentives and new government laws designed to promote its maritime industry, the shipping registry of the Isle of Man is growing. According to Capt. Geoffrey Davis, chief marine surveyor for the 1,000-year-old independent nation,
Burrard Yarrows Corporation, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, recently received a $29-million contract to build an icebreaking Class 3 offshore supply vessel for Dome Petroleum Limited of Calgary. The vessel, to be built at Burrard Yarrows' Vancouver yard,
James R. Farmer has been promoted to manager of worldwide operations for Sonat Offshore Drilling Inc., according to a recent announcement by company president W.C. O'Malley. Mr. Farmer joined Sonat Offshore in 1966 and was named ad- ministrative manager of operations in 1970.
Tidewater Port Jackson Marine of Sydney, New South Wales, have placed an order with Carrington Slipways Pty. Ltd., shipbuilders of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, to build a 197- foot offshore supply vessel. The vessel will be propelled
—Literature Available Operators and owners of ships, tankers, mobile offshore drilling units, as well as uninspected commercial vessels, should be aware of the difference between an exposure suit and immersion suit. "Immersion" suit is the term
Marathon Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, has announced that with firm construction contracts negotiated in August f o r four of its offshore jackup drilling rigs, a total of $61 million has been added to its marine construction backlog.