A description is given of an icebreaking drillship which will be used for oil exploration in arctic sea areas. A totally new concept in icebreaking technology has been incorporated in the ship's design, and this Penumatically Induced Pitching System (PIPS) is fully explained. Other aspects of the ship's design, such as ecological essentials, government regulations, and crew and shipboard safety are included in the description.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  United States  77001
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 30-36
  • Serial:
    • Ocean Industry
    • Volume: 8
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: Gulf Publishing Company

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050298
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Merchant Marine Academy
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1973 12:00AM