Admiralty Law

$140-Million Contract For Two Offshore Rigs Awarded To Gotaverken Arendal Shipyard

An agreement has been signed between Consafe Offshore AB and Gotaverken Arendal AB, both of Sweden, for the construction of two semisubmersible accommodation and multiservice rigs, design GVA 2000. The total value of the order is approximately $140 million.

 

Alstom Alspa Drive Fitted on Reasearch Vessel

Alstom installed its latest generation ALSPA drives in a new research vessel, which is being built by Alstom Leroux Naval, in Lorient, France. The deep sea research vessel, Pourquoi Pas, owned by Ifremer, will be the first ship to be fitted with

The USCG, MTSA '02 and IMO - The New Faces of Security

The U.S. maritime world is rapidly changing direction as security becomes an ever larger and more important issue to the federal government. We have seen the Department of Homeland Security created, the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 become law,

WEAKENING THE JONES ACT

— A Threat To Our Competitive Position — Most of us in the water freight transportation industry do not often think of the Jones Act and related cabotage laws as having much to do with the inland segment of the barge and towing industry, although clearly

$3.5-Million Navy Contract Awarded To Uniflite For Special Warfare Craft

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded a $3.5- million contract to Uniflite, Inc., Bellingham, Wash., for construction of 36-foot, Sea-Fox special warfare craft, including associated equipment, road trailers, and spare parts. The company

Marland Receives Contract For Six 1,000-Gph Mil-Spec Reverse Osmosis Purifiers

—Literature Available Bob Daniels, president of Marland Environmental Systems Inc., Lorton, Va., recently announced the company's receipt of a contract for six military Reverse Osmosis Purification Systems (MMS-1000). The order, valued in excess of $1,

Navy Awards IMODCO Development Contract For Portable SPM

The United States Navy has signed a contract with IMODCO, a unit of AMCA International Corporation, for the development of a portable Single Point Mooring catenary buoy for quick deployment in support of naval amphibious operations. A major specification

$19.9-Million Contract Awarded Tracor By Navy

Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas, has received a multiyear contract from the U.S. Navy Electronic Systems Engineering Activity, St. Inigoes, Md., to provide engineering support services for test and evaluation programs. William C. Moyer, Ph.D., group vice president of Tracor Applied Sciences,

Award $860,000 Contract To Seaward Int'l For Saudi Harbor Protection

Seaward International, Inc., Falls Church, Va., has been awarded an $860,000 contract for the installation, supervision, and training of an oil-spill protection program for the Jeddah Oil Refinery harbor area in Saudi Arabia. The refinery is operated by Petromin,

Willamette Awarded $15 Million To Modernize Alaska State Ferry

The State of Alaska has awarded Willamette Iron & Steel Company, Portland, Ore., a $15,228,- 500 contract to lengthen and modernize the M/V Matanuska, an Alaska state ferry. Work will begin in October, with c o m p l e t i o n scheduled for May 1978.

 
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