Dignitaries from the international and national welding and business communities recently gathered in Houston, Texas, for the commissioning ceremony of Oerlikon Welding Industries's new $7-million welding consumables manufacturing facility. Oerlikon Welding Industries (OWI),
The M/T Stolt Helluland, the first of four 29,999-dwt state-of-theart parcel tankers being built for Stolt Tankers and Terminals (Holdings) S.A., was recently named at the Kleven Floro A/S shipbuilding yard at Floro, Norway. Mrs. Mary Wright, wife of Christopher J.
—Free Literature Available The Ingersoll-Rand Company, Charlotte, N.C., recently announced the introduction of the X-FLO steam turbo compressor. Peter Baldwin, vice president and division general manager, Single Stage Product Division, said the
Special Advertising Section for Mascoat Products • www.deltacoat.com Vessel insulation has changed very little in many years. Normally hidden from direct view, thermal insulation systems can become ineffective over time due to poor installation, vibration or moisture intrusion.
Bailey Meter Company, U.S.A., a Wickliffe, Ohio-based subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox, has received a new name—Bailey Controls Company. "Our new name more accurately reflects the true nature of our business today, which is high technology control
The new generation of lightweight marine satcom antennas are achieving large savings for shipowners, according to a study recently completed by Navidyne Corporation. Navidyne's vice president of marketing, Jerry N. Wilson, stated that as much as $8,
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., has awarded Tracor, Inc., Rockville, Md., a new contract of $7.6 million to continue supporting development, system engineering, design, production, installation maintenance,
The potential of the sea as a major source of energy as well as the prime route over which huge quantities of fuel are transported makes it particularly appropriate that the theme "Energy Research in the Oceans" has been selected for the first
A veteran of many strategic Navy assignments at sea and at home since his graduation from the U.S. Navy Academy in 1940, Rear Adm. Vincent P. Healey (ret.) has joined EDO Corporation as general manager of the company's Washington office. EDO, with headquarters in College Point, N.
Expansion of marine petroleum monitoring and processing equipment in the U.S. market was announced recently by Alan Finkel, vice president of marine operations operations for ITT Mackay Division, Raleigh, N.C., a unit of International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation.