At a recent meeting of the Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 74 members and guests heard a paper titled "Control and Instrumentation of Slow- Speed Diesels," presented by John W. Dirriwachter, manager,
Sub-Sea Systems has announced the formation of a new joint venture company headquartered in Houston. SUBMAR, Inc. is owned jointly by Sub-Sea Systems of Escondido, Calif., and John Brown and Company, Ltd. of London, England, through its subsidiary, UDI Group, Ltd.
Equipped with a unique computerized positioning system, the Saipem Castoro Sei, the world's largest pipelaying barge, began its sea trials in August off the Italian coast. The column-stabilized, semisubmersible barge, which measures 470 by 212 by
Gulf Oil Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pa., recently announced several new executive personnel assignments at the corporate and division levels. The new corporate assignments are: M.J. Hill, from president, Gulf Oil Exploration and Production Company,
In its nine-year history, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) has become the world's leading international technical forum devoted to the development of offshore resources and protection of the ocean environment. OTC is an interdisciplinary meeting