The advent of FPSO and Shuttle Tankers serving the deepwater fields of the Gulf of Mexico is drawing closer, as oil companies study the most economical means to move product from point A to B, particularly from remote and deepwater portions of the Gulf of Mexico.
EUROPEC II, to be held from October 21 to October 24, 1980 at Earls Court, London, England, will be the world's foremost event dealing with North Sea conditions, operations, and engineering challenges. Its impact on the future of North Sea operations
For an independent tanker owner to undertake a newbuild fleet development program amounting to 3-million tons of crude oil carrier capacity in itself demonstrates a high degree of business verve. But to emphatically put one's own stamp on the design,
General Dynamics' Quincy Shipbuilding Division recently christened two large oilcarrying barges during a colorful twin ceremony at the shipyard. The barges, Bulkfleet Pennsylvania and Bulkfleet Texas, were both built for Bulklfleet Marine Corporation of Houston.
The United States Congress is working hard to enact maritime security legislation. At the same time and under the leadership of the United States, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is working hard to develop an international convention on maritime security.