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
CIBRO Petroleum, a major industrial fuel oil marketer headquartered in New York City, has announced construction is underway at Todd Shipyards Corporation, Houston Division, for the newest addition to its super barge fleet. The 24,200-ton vessel,
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.
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.
—Free Literature Available Mark Controls Corporation's Center Line Series SD butterfly control valve line has been expanded to include the SDT, a heavy duty, 300-psi rated valve. The SDT, as well as the other series SD butterfly control valves,
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
AMCA International, formerly known as Dominion Bridge Co., Ltd., recently announced a major reorganization of the recently acquired Koehring Company. The move concentrates all of AMCA's construction equipment businesses under the Koehring name,
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.
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,
An affiliate of Santa Fe International Corporation, Orange, Calif. 92668, has been awarded a contract by Arabian American Oil Co. for a 33-month construction project as part of a longrange program to expand oil and gas production facilities in Saudi Arabia.