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Hibernia Supply Vessels

To Be Built In Newfoundland


Manage all activities relating to the mechanical and mari- time aspects of marine seismic vessel survey operations.

Responsible forthe development and operation of seismic source equipment, air compressors, lifting and handling systems, insea towing equipment, power plant and ma- chinery necessary to operate seismic streamers and array acoustic airguns. Optimize efficiency of vessel through support, cost control, personnel and technical perfor- mance. Plan and coordinate new development projects.

Oversee new vessel construction, or vessel modification, to insure optimum vessel efficiency in costs and perfor- mance. Establish personnel policies, recruitment and training in areas of marine seismic survey operations.

Domestic and foreign travel, approximately 70% of the time, with some periods offshore for as long as two weeks continuous. 3 years in the job offered or 6 years in the related occupation regarding marine seismic acquisition mechanical systems. 40 hrs/wk at $75,000/yr.; 0-35 hrs/ wk overtime at exempt rate of pay. Apply at Texas

Employment Commission, Houston, Texas, or send re- sume to the Texas Employment Commission, TEC Build- ing, Austin, Texas 78778, J.OJTX6863709. Ad paid by An

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ferrous Corporation, a major supplier of fuel addi- tives to the Marine Industry is looking for a moti- vated salesperson in the NE who has experienced selling to that industry. Chemical sales experience would be valuable, as would basic understanding of engineering and chemistry. The position would require some travel, primarily in the NE and SE.

Interested parties please send resumes to Ferrous

Corporation, P.O. Box 1764, Bellevue, WA 98009.

Fax: 206-454-6308 / 800-451-6320.


Gulf/South Atlantic Region

Needed lor company offering agent and marine and cargo suiveying services worldwide. Will negotiate contracts with laborcontractorsandlerminal operators for loading and unloading vessels; perform cargo loss adjustment, including for breakbulk, bulk, refrigerated, tankers, and all other manner of industrial and commercial cargo; supervise chartering and operations; supervise financial arrangements and documentation; fix freight rales and chartering costs; estab- lish neededquantities of cargo andfuel; supervise deliveiy and loading; oversee lull range of marine and cargo survey services, including inspections, hatch surveys, reefer cargo, heavy lifts, etc.; Will also carry out all other functions normal to a port captain. B.S., Marine Transportation or Master Mariner's

Certificate required. 8 years: progressively more responsible marine experi- ence, including 2 years as captain or masler; service with a wide variety of ships andcargos, and international experience. $36,480/yr., 9AM to 5AM, 40 hr/wk.

Contact LA Office of Employment Security, Job Order No. 685208, 617 St.

Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130.


Service Technician needed for new centrigue company expanding to the United States. Must have minimal 5-10 years experience. Send Resume to: LeBlanc & Associ- ates, Inc., P.O. Box 9, Bourg, IA 70343 or Call (504) 876- 7982.


Needed for marine heavy lift and rigging company located in the Central/Southern Atlantic Coastal area. Requires minimum of 10 years experience in the marine or rigging industry. Must be familiar with contract management, including government con- tracts. The position will have P&L responsibility and some sales activity. Please send resume to:

Box #301

Maritime Reporter/Engineering News 118 East 25th Street. New York, NY 10010

A letter of intent has been signed by

Hibernia Management and Development

Co. Ltd. with Maersk Supply Service/

Seabase to provide supply vessel services required for the Hibernia offshore oil pro- duction platform.

The company intends to build two multi-function platform support vessels at Marystown Shipyard in Marystown,

Newfoundland. The contract, which ex- ceeds $100 million over eight years, also includes an option for a third vessel.

The eight year contract is for the pro- vision of supply vessel services for the off- shore platform, which will be located 196 miles (315 km) offshore Newfoundland on the Grand Banks.

The contract includes: provision of the required services of two offshore supply vessels, with an option on a third, to sup- port the operation of the Hibernia offshore oil production platform; vessels are re- quired to provide logistical support to the platform and must be equipped with a dy- namic positioning system. In addition, the vessels must be capable of providing support to oil spill recovery operations at the offshore platform; at least two of the vessels are to be multi-functional platform support vessels (MFPSVs). These vessels will have the added responsibility of per- forming standby duty and will be specially equipped to assist the platform in the event of an emergency. Other MFPSV responsibilities include the provision of assistance to shuttle tankers while con- necting to the subsea loading system and assistance in ice management operations.

Maersk Supply Service is headquar- tered in Denmark and its agent, Seabase, is located in Newfoundland.


Specialty marine contractor looking to expand sales base. Company does marine decking, fire protection, piping, insulation and other systems for military/non-military shipyards, owners and agents.

Candidates must have proven skills and experi- ence in selling technical systems and a marine background. Position will manage sales force including sales agents. Some travel required, primarily in U.S. Company is financially sound and located in Mobile, AL. Send Resume and

Salary Requirements to:

Box #302

Maritime Reporter/Engineering News 118 East 25th Street

New York, NY 10010

Coltec Wins $20 Million Order

To Supply Engines For Navy Ships

Coltec Industries Inc.'s Fairbanks Morse

Engine Division, Beloit, Wis., has been named to supply four propulsion engines and four power generation systems, valued at more than $20 million, for a U.S. Navy amphibious landing ship, the LSD-52 cargo variant, designed to transport marines and equipment for amphibious assaults. The engines are 16-cylinder PC2.5 Colt-Pielstick engines, each rated at 8,500-hp. The power generation systems are four 12-cylinder opposed-piston engines which provide elec- tricity aboard the ship; each opposed pis- ton engine is rated at 1,300 kW. Fairbanks

Morse Engine, which produces large, heavy- duty diesel, gas and dual-fuel engines for marine propulsion, the oil and gas indus- try and for stationary and marine power generation, will deliver the engines in 1995 to Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, La.

Kvaerner Eureka Acquires

National-Oilwell's Wellhead


Kvaerner Eureka AS has acquired

National-Oilwell Partnership's wellhead systems business for $30 million.

The acquired business will operate under the name Kvaerner National.

Q.E.D. Systems Awarded

Consulting Contract

Q.E.D. Systems, Inc., Virginia Beach, Va., announced it has won a $500,000 contract to continue providing Marine Engineering

Management Consulting services to the

Washington State Department of Transpor- tation Marine Division. This award repre- sents a continuation of Q.E.D.'s growth in ferry systems expertise throughout the U.S.

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