The New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers recently served as host at a joint meeting with The Society of Marine Port Engineers New York, N.Y. Inc. and the local section of The Institute of Marine Engineers.
The West German shipyard Orenstein & Koppel, Lubeck, recently delivered the fourlegged, floating crane platform Biber 500. Built for Nassbaggerei Grun & Bilfinger of Hamburg, the platform was designed and constructed in 14 months. RSV Gusto Engineering B.
Atlantic Marine, Inc., recently delivered a very special multipurpose tug, the Esso Santa Cruz, to Lago Oil and Transport Company, Limited of Aruba, Netherlands Antilles, an Exxon affiliate. The $4-million tug was built to stop and help maneuver to and from dockside VLCCs up to 400,
Setenave-A New Portuguese Shipyard Setenave — Estaleiros Navais de Setubal (Setenave Shipyards), was founded in May 1971 for the purpose of operating a new construction shipyard at the mouth of the Sado River, in the vicinity of the town of Setubal, Portugal.
The board of directors of Diamond M Drilling Company, Houston, TexasJbased international drilling contractor, has authorized the construction of two new selfelevating jackup drilling rigs and a self-propelled semisubmersible drilling vessel. The