J. Ray McDermott & Co., Inc.
of New Orleans and the Dominion Bridge Company, Limited of Montreal have announced their intention to develop a Canadian-headquartered joint enterprise that will carry out research, engineering, fabrication, and construction work for the offshore oil and gas industry in Canada.
Dominion Bridge is a diversified international company engaged in manufacturing, engineering, and construction activities on a worldwide basis. It also produces, fabricates, distributes, and erects steel throughout Canada.
McDermott, an international marine construction contractor and energy services company, is a world leader in the construction of offshore production platforms and installation of marine pipelines.
The New Orleans firm will provide research, engineering, and offshore construction capabilities, equipment, and facilities for the enterprise. Dominion Bridge will provide onshore support, fabrication capabilities, and facilities.
The partners will work closely to develop new business opportunities in the Canadian offshore industry. The new joint enterprise will provide a full-line service including the design and building of offshore drilling and production platforms, the laying of subsea pipelines, and a variety of ancillary services to the offshore oil and gas industry in Canadian waters.
The enterprise is subject to approval by appropriate Canadian governmental agencies as may be required.
INC., Minneapolis, Minn., international manufacturer of rotary drill pipe and tooljoints used in oil, gas, water and mineral drilling, has announced the appointment of William J. Magratten to the new position of vice president-Marketing and Business Development. Mr. Magratten comes to the position from
two friends with an ear for music and a passion for diving. Today, after 43 years of hard work, determination and innovation, Dominion Diving Ltd., based on the Dartmouth side of Halifax Harbor, is the largest provider of diving and marine services in Canada, said CEO Robin Lohnes. Robin’s father Barry Lohnes
ABS-classed as a XA1 Floating Offshore Installation, the Medusa truss spar will be located on Mississippi Canyon Block 582 in 2,223 ft. of water. Murphy Oil's Medusa truss spar has a hull diameter of 94 ft. (28.6 m) and a total length of 568 ft. (173.1 m). The sixth truss spar to be installed in
AMCA International Limited (previously Dominion Bridge) and McDermott Incorporated have announced the formal beginning of business of their new joint partnership, DB/McDermott Company, whose first office location has been established in Calgary, Alberta. DB/McDermott Company has been formed to
Joseph R. Stadelman has been named to head the Morgan Engineering unit of AMCA International Corporation. As general manager of that operating unit, Mr. Stadelman is also a vice president of the Equipment Systems Division within which Morgan Engineering operates. For the past 24 years Mr. Stadelman
A factory barge as big as a football field recently completed a 2,500-mile voyage from the St. Lawrence River to a small island in the Canadian Arctic. It arrived nine days ahead of schedule — at Little Cornwallis Island, 600 miles above the Arctic Circle, to help exploit the most northerly base
AMCA International, formerly known as Dominion Bridge Co., Ltd., recently announced a major reorganization of the recently acquired Koehring Company. The move concentrates all of AMCA's construction equipment businesses under the Koehring name, making the company one of the largest crane manufacturer
AMCA International Corporation recently announced the formation of a new Marine Division to serve the offshore construction industry. Appointed president of the Marine Division is Peter J. Gwyn who has had extensive experience in marine construction. He joined AMCA, formerly known as Dominion Bridge
Blair M. Kerr has been appointed vice president-special projects for IMODCO, Los Angeles, Calif., the pioneer offshore marine terminal company, president Bernard Frankel announced recently. Mr. Kerr most recently served as vice president-business development. In his new position, Mr. Frankel says
The new research vessel, delivered to Old Dominion University's Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, is expected to commence a growing trend in research boat design — toward smaller, faster and more versatile vessels — equipped to study a variety of sea characteristi
Arguably the only bulk-transport vessel that didn't require mooring was Noah's Ark. But it's a different world today. A world where millions of gallons of potentially hazardous cargoes are shipped between the jetties of the world's major cities, often within congested ports. Making these vessel moorin
Coastal Vir- Offshore Wind: harder to install than an oil platform ginia Offshore Wind Project, a joint venture with Importantly, a lease doesn’t mean there is a project is ready Danish wind developer Orsted is underway. True, to go. In reality, there aren’t many projects advancing within F this is
demonstration project in Lake Erie, eight miles surprising for a ? rst-time project. Vineyard Wind needs from downtown Cleveland. It will be the ? rst freshwater the formal Record of Decision (ROD) by BOEM to set its project in North America. It is winding down its regulatory construction
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ce who focuses her practice on marine transportation, environmental, regulatory, renewable energy, and legislative issues. She currently serves as Chair of the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority (VOWDA), an appointment by Virginia Governors Terry McAuliffe and Ralph Northam, where she promotes offshore
materi- Energy is on VOWDA’s Board of Direc- rectory? then be charged with following up on BVGA’s other recommendations (more below). Regarding the Dominion Energy/Or- sted two-turbine pilot project White said VMA is working to educate its members about opportunities. Importantly, and again referencing
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COLUMN LEGAL The U.S. waterfront is controlled by a mishmash of state and federal laws. States have sovereignty over their own territorial waters, generally within three miles. Outside “ of three miles, the feds claim dominion. But federal law also extends to anything that could be considered a vessel.
helps maritime com- of worker protection laws has evolved to ensure that no panies do more with less. But today, worker is left without a remedy in the event they are in- technological advances are outstripping jured at work. But ? guring out which remedy might apply legal developments. As a result
of 19 companies with maritime operations met re- cently with administrators of Stevens Institute of Technology to discuss a liaison program between the maritime industry and the en- gineering and science college. The meeting was hosted by An- thony J. McAllister, chairman of the Finance Committee
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