The Lafayette, La., office of Phillips Petroleum Company has awarded a contract to Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, shipyard for construction of a selfsetting production-storage platform. It will have a liquid hydrocarbon storage capacity of 11,
Manises Propulsion and Energy. IZAR's two stroke diesel engines factory has tested and delivered a Mitsubishi engine of 8,670 kW at 127 rpm, that will be assembled in the 25,000 tons chemical ship, that is being built in the Turkish shipyard Celik
Adm. Ralph W. Cousins has been elected president and chief operating officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va. The former executive vice president will be responsible for the company's daily operations. John P. Diesel remains chairman of the board and chief executive officer.
Reno Spiteri has announced the opening of his own technical consulting, marine surveying and project management firm. The firm, which operates under the title of Marine Surveys & Services Bureau, offers its services to shipowners, ship operators,
Krupp Mak Maschinenbau GmbH of Kiel, West Germany, has published a 28-page brochure that describes the Dicare engine diagnosis PC software system development by diesel experts of Krupp Mak. Dicare can only be used for Krupp MaK diesel engines.
World steel output fell by 2 percent in 1990 and is expected to contract again in 1991 as the steel industries of Europe and the USA are hit by recession and economic restructuring. However, production is buoyant in Japan and other major Asian steel centers such as South Korea and Taiwan,
Tracor, Inc., of Austin, Texas, announced recently that its Applied Sciences Group has received an initial $4.6-million contract with a potential value in excess of $9.9-million over the next two years from the Naval Sea Systems Command. The contract
TTS ( I n t e r n a t i o n a l ) A/S of Bergen, Norway, has received a contract from Halifax Industries L i m i t e d of H a l i f a x , Canada, through its U.S. subsidiary, TTS, Inc. of Newport News, Va. The $1.3 million contract involves a
JESCO, Inc., a Unit of AMCA International Corporation located in Fulton, Miss., has received a contract for approximately $2.5 million for the design and construction of manufacturing facilities at Wiley Manufacturing in Port Deposit, Md. The
Kockums AB of Malmo, Sweden, has been awarded a contract by the Swedish Navy to install its airindependent propulsion system, based on the Stirling principle, in an existing conventional submarine. The combat efficiency will increase with an increase in submerged endurance,