First construction related to Newfoundland's $5-billion Hibernia offshore oil project is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 1986, it was announced in New York recently by Hal Barrett, Minister of Development and Tourism for the Canadian Provence.
Keeping our woters safe, secure and open for business As new international and domestic regulations regarding shipping security enter force, the focus is not simply on security, but also on maintaining a healthy flow of commerce to keep the U.
The offshore oil industry market, by its very nature, is a challenging work environment that poses many safety hazards, particularly for individuals and companies which lack adequate safety training. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News sought
The hull assembly nears completion as the icebreaker-type bow is installed on a new design gas turbine-powered oil tanker under construction at FMC Corporation's Marine and Rail Equipment Division in Portland, Ore. Setting the section as a whole is typical of PMC's modular construction method,
The Elizabeth River Project recently recognized NORSHIPCO as a top River Star for environmental contributions to improve the health of the Elizabeth The Ehz- abeth River Project granted River Star recognition to local businesses for their environmental
Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass., has begun construction of a $5-million blade-machining facility to convert bronze castings into finished marine propeller blades. The announcement was made by Howard H. Scott, chairman and chief executive officer, at a cornerstone-laying ceremony.
Trials measuring the ship evacuation performance of passengers in conditions including smoke and rolling motion are being conducted as part of a research project led by British Maritime Technology Ltd. (BMT) and co-funded by the European Union.