Promet Private Limited, Singapore, recently launched its second self-propelled jackup wells e r v i c e b a r g e , named Frank Purkey (shown above). Built for Sun Contractors, this barge was delivered at the end of May 1981. The Frank Purkey measures 110 feet by 50 feet by 10 feet.
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
"Hamburg has the facilities — and the drive — to develop into the most important North Sea/Baltic port for handling United States cargoes," according to Helmut F.H. Hansen, executive director of port commerce, Port of Hamburg. That was the message
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. in Singapore recently completed and delivered another jackup rig to Pool Company of Houston. Named Pool Rig 144, the 160-foot-water-depth jackup was towed to its location in the Arabian Gulf to operate for ARAMCO.
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.
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.
Donald J. Duffy has been appointed the Port of Oakland's manager of the Midwest Region, based in Chicago, it was announced recently by Ted Connolly, president of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners. In his new position, Mr. Duffy will be r
The Maritime Administration has released the results of the first major Government effort to analyze the impact of the U.S.- flag shipping and American shipbuilding industries on the nation's economy. The findings demonstrate conclusively that
Amtorg Trading Corporation, which represents Soviet foreign trade organizations in the United States, will open a new office at the World Trade Center, New York, N.Y., this summer, it was announced by Viktor I. Bessmertniy, president and chairman of Amtorg, and Commissioner Andrew C.
The American Ship Building Company confirmed recently that it had received notification from Ocean Carriers, Inc., of Houston, Texas, that the option for an additional three T-5 Tankers that are to be chartered to the Military Sealift Command has been exercised by the U.