H o u s t o n S y s t e m s C o m p l e t es C u s t o m W o r k O n 4 N e w Rigs

Houston Systems Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, has completed the fabrication and rig-up of a workover/drilling platform rig for the Hercules Offshore Drilling Company, two trailerized desert rigs for USS Oilwell Supply and one mobile workover rig for Cooper Manufacturing Company.


Royal Viking Line To Modify Three Ships— First Will Get $25-Million Face-Lift At AG "Weser" Yard

Royal Viking Line has announced detailed expansion plans for its three-vessel fleet commencing with the $25-million extension and refinement of the Royal Viking Star next year at A.G. "Weser" shipyard in Bremerhaven, West Germany. Present contract terms call for the 22,


Ranging from a small, maneuverable coastal and inland multi-mission environmental boat to a large new generation deepwater supply vessel, this year's top ten workboats built by second-tier U.S. and Canadian shipyards represent a wide range of hull styles,

J.E. Folsom Named Gulf Region Sales Manager For Hydranautics

John E. Folsom has been appointed regional sales manager covering the Gulf of Mexico area for Hydranautics Hydraulic systems, according to James L. Bartlett, president. Mr. Folsom will direct marketing and sales efforts on all Hydranautics Hydraulic systems

Spain Chosen As Partner Country of SMM 2000

The Instituto Espanol de Comercio Exterior, ICEX, (Spanish Export Institute) will bring together more than 50 companies in the Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology International Exhibition (SMM Hamburg), in the biggest ever Spanish representation in a tradefair of the marine sector.

Phoenix Management Rig To Be Built By Bethlehem Sparrows Point

Phoenix Management Corporation of Houston has awarded B e t h l e h em Steel Corporation's shipyard at Sparrows Point, Md., a contract for construction of a mobile offshore oil drilling rig. Announcement of the contract was made by William R. Hargrove,

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