Tampa Ship Repair & Dry Dock Company recently dedicated its huge new drydock in ceremonies at the Hookers Point location in Tampa, Fla. Florida's Governor Askew gave the principal address prior to the unveiling of a bronze plaque to commemorate the event.
To strengthen its service capabilities to shipowners the world over, Hitachi Zosen has recently established a Ship Conversion Planning Department as part of the Administration Division of the Shipbuilding Headquarters. The new department began operations on April 1, 1977.
Alfa Laval introduced a line of plate heat exchangers for steam heating in the marine industries, reportedly the first gasketed plate heat exchangers series designed specifically for use with industrial steam and includes two models suitable in marine duties as jacket water coolers,
A jackup accommodation barge for Zakum Development Company (ZADCO), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has been constructed by IHI (Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), Japan, for use in the Persian Gulf. It will be a control and accommodation center
An entirely new format for easier reference and latest product and technical information are features of a revised elastomeric expansion joint manual (CP-001) from Garlock Inc. The 32-page manual explains the advantages of elastomeric construction
Santa Fe International Corp., Orange, Calif., has announced plans to expand its ocean diving services with the establishment of a base in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and the outfitting of four pipeline and construction vessels with deepwater saturation diving systems.
Subsea7 travels to some of the world's most remote marine locations to provide construction, diving, pipelay and remotely operated vehicle (ROV)/survey services. Because it operates vessels throughout the world, it is essential for Subsea7 to provide
Stauff Corporation of Waldwick, N.J., has developed the Stauff-Test Pressure Check system for immediate measurement of system pressures pressures up to 8,500 psi. Stauff-Test features include a built-in, spring-loaded check valve that is self-sealing and prevents the loss of fluids,
—Literature Available Bailey Controls Company of Wickliffe, Ohio, has completed the construction of their new process control demonstration facilities. Located at the company's headquarters, the facility offers guests a chance to observe the operation of process plants,
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been authorized to act as a "Certified Verification Agent" by the Geological Survey of the United States Department of the Interior to ensure that offshore fixed platforms and other structures meet federal standards.