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The teaming of Austal Ships and Bender Shipbuilding to construct, from the ground up, a world-class aluminum vessel construction facility in Mobile, Ala., highlights the level of investment mid-tier U.S. yards have made in the past five years. Austal,

 

Offshore Inland: Poised To Pounce On Offshore Upturn

Offshore Inland Marine & Oilfield Services of Mobile, Ala., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Offshore Inland Services that commenced operations on December 1, 2000. The fledgling operation timed its entrance into the market perfectly, and despite

Atlantic Marine Acquires Floating Drydock With 225,000-DWT Lift Capacity

Atlantic Marine, Inc., Mobile, Ala., recently purchased a floating drydock for use at its Mobile, Ala., shipyard, with a capability to lift ships up to 225,000 deadweight tons. The drydock is being prepared for tow and it is expected to enter the Port of Mobile in mid-winter.

Navy Awards Initial Design Contracts For Sealift Ships

The award of contracts to develop concept designs for strategic sealift medium-speed, roll-on/rolloff ships of two sizes, 950 feet and 700 feet, was recently announced by the U.S. Navy. Nine shipyards received contracts, each of which carries a value of about $250,000.

Diamond M Orders Two Jackup Rigs And A Semisubmersible

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

 
 
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