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De Laval Separator Establishes Marine- Offshore Sales Dept

The De Laval Separator Company has established a Marine/ Offshore Sales Department to provide increased service to this rapidly growing segment of the company's markets. Robert J. Wimmer has been named national sales manager for the new department.


NY Navigation Channels: The Really Big Dig

Boston can claim its new tunnel project as the "big dig", but the nearly $3 billion effort to dredge navigation channels in and around New York to 45 — and eventually 50 ft. — is the second largest USACE project; ever. - by Greg Trauthwein The

Dockyard Doubles Its Prosperity

In January 2003, Huarun Dadong Dockyard (HRDD) was awarded eight vessel repair contracts awarded in succession — doubling the amount of jobs the yard was awarded just one year previous. Measuring 614 x 93 ft. (187.3 x 28.4 m) M /V Sheila Macdevitt of U.

Costa Victoria in for a Facelift

Radical changes are imminent for Costa Victoria, one of the nine members currently comprising the Costa Crociere fleet. On January 6, 2004, at the end of her New Year's Eve cruise, the ship will leave the port of Savona bound for Bremerhaven in Germany,

Alexander Industries Named Agent For Clow/Greenberg

—Free Brochure Available Alexander Industries, Inc. of New Orleans and Houston, a specialist in supplying the marine and offshore industries, has been appointed Gulf Coast agent for Clow/Greenberg bronze marine valves and fittings. According to Alexander vice president Jim Bishop,

Offshore Construction For $50-Million Pipeline Goes To J. Ray McDermott

Houston Pipe Line Company and Valley Pipe Lines, Inc., Offshore Division, both subsidiaries of Houston Natural Gas Corporation (HNG), have announced plans to construct a 92-mile, 20- inch gas pipeline in state waters off Padre Island, Texas. When completed,

MarAd Approves Noble-National Title XI 'Guarantee

The Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration, has approved in principle the application by Noble-National Joint Venture, 1924 South Utica, Suite 600, Tulsa, Okla., for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing

El Paso Announces Proposed Offerings

Five subsidiaries of The El Paso Company, Houston, Texas 77001, announce proposed offerings of an aggregate of $30,864,000 United States Government Guaranteed Ship Financing Bonds, Series P and Q, subject to approval of the Maritime Administration.

Bardex A w a r d e d Contract By Shell U.K. To Supply Rig-Skidding System

Shell U.K. Exploration and Production has contracted with Bardex Corporation, through its London office, for the rig-skidding system on the Shell Tern platform in the North Sea. The system will consist of a control console and four hydraulic gripper jacks.

Donahue, Inc. Names L.F. Daspit To Serve Clients In Southwest

Donahue, Inc. Advertising & Public Relations has expanded its professional staff with the addition of Laurence F. Daspit, who will represent the firm in Houston and throughout the Southwest. The announcement of this appointment was made by James C.

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