Marine link
 

Waller Marine Completes Offshore Power Plant, Receives ABS Certification

Waller Marine, Inc. of Houston, Texas, has recently completed the design for an innovative self-elevating platform power plant. The design utilizes two existing jackup offshore drilling rigs, after having removed the drilling equipment, with each unit supporting the separate components of a 150 MW combined cycle generating facility.

The first platform will be fitted with three GE LM6000 gas turbine packaged generating sets, with a combined simple cycle output of 120 MW. This self-contained unit will provide power to a West African community. It will be joined by the second platform outfitted with exhaust heat recovery boilers, and a 40-MW steam turbine generation plant, for connection to the gas turbines permitting a gross facility output of 160 MW. The platforms should both be completed in mid-1996.

Waller Marine has also received certification from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to conduct thickness measurement surveys on all ABS-classed vessels, including gauging of tankship and bulk carrier structures subject to an enhanced survey. The company can also perform thickness surveys on tank barges subject to structural evaluation after 30 years of service.

Waller Marine, Inc. is a naval architecture and marine consulting firm that serves the domestic and international marine industry with design, project management, surveys and owner representation.

For more information on Waller Marine Inc.

Circle 17 on Reader Service Card




Naval Architecture History

Alabama Shipyard Buys Senermar's FORAN CAD/CAM System
Alfa Laval Control Systems Receive Certification
ASNE Shew To Be Held In U.S. Capitol Cargo Space
Bay Transportation Exercises Option To Build 3 More Ttogs
C.N. Watson Passes Away
Calendar of events
Casino Boat Review
DOD Unveils New Science & Technology Strategy
EBDG Wins Contract To Repower And Modify Spirit of Endeavour
Fast ferry package
Foss Awards Trinity Marine Contract For Two $11 Million, Voith-Schneider Propelled Tractor Tugs
Havy Taps ERC For Fuel Cell Development
Holland & Italy dominate Euro Superyacht scene
House Passes Two-Year, $907-Million N O A A Bill
IBEX: A Congregation Of Boatbuilders
Ingalls-Built Aegis Destroyer, Stethem, Commissioned
Kvichak Marine Delivers First Six Of 29 Spill Response Boats
Metro Machine Awarded $3 Million Government Contract To Advance U.S. Double-Hulled Tanker Technology
MIT: Putting FastShip To The Test
Naval Engineers Descend On D.C. To "Build Freedom's Future"
New Temporary Protection System Gains Ground In Maritime Industry
R.A. Stern To Provide Detail Design For Self-Unloading Cement Barge
Riverboat Gaming On The Mississippi
Sulzer D M Engine Tuns 100
The Finnish Maritime Industry
THE PRESIDENT'S PLAN: President Clinton Proposes How The Maritime Industry Can Convert From Defense To Commercial Production
The Push Is On
Uncovered: Lax Coating Application, Maintenance Come At A High Cost
Waller Marine Completes Offshore Power Plant, Receives ABS Certification
Westfalia Separator Introduces Advanced Separator Line
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright