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Blount-Barker Shipbuilding Formed

Blount-Barker Shipbuilding Corporation was recently formed and James A. Barker has been named the President and CEO. Blount-Barker, based in Warren, R.I., specializes in the design and shipbuilding of tugboats, cruise ships, high-speed ferries and dinner and passenger vessels.

 

McDermott Completes Twin Drilling Rig Ordered By Helmerich & Payne International

McDermott Shipyards recently completed a specialized, twin-packaged drilling rig (shown above) for Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company, for contract use on Texaco's Harvest "A" platform in the Santa Maria Basin, Calif. The rig was disassembled at McDermott's New Iberia, La.

General Dynamics Building Cargo Transfer Platform Barge With National Jacking System

An offshore jacking system built by National Supply Company, Houston, will give "legs" to a cargo handling barge designed for shipping major marine components between New England shipyards. The jacking system will enable General Dynamics' Electric

Toutant And LaGrange Named Vice Presidents At Jeffboat, Inc.

William T. Toutant and Wayne P. La- Grange have been elected vice presidents of Jeffboat, Inc., Jeffersonville, Ind. Mr. Toutant, who has served as director of engineering for the inland shipbuilding firm for the past two years, now will be vice president

J . J . Henry Co. Opens Houston Office

J.J. Henry Co., Inc., consulting naval architects and designers of many distinctive ships since its establishment in 1947, has opened a branch office in Houston, Texas, it was announced by Charles Zeien, president. Mr. Zeien stated that the Houston office,

CF Industries Names David Titus Manager Seagoing Operations

David Titus has joined CF Industries, Inc., Salem Lake Drive, Long Grove, 111. 60047, as manager, seagoing operations, according to R.A. Wilson, vice president, transportation and marine operations. In his new capacity, Mr. Titus will be responsible

M a r i n e Boiler Reliability

During the past 15 to 20 years, the s h i p b u i l d i n g industry has placed increasing demands upon the manufacturers of main steam propulsion machinery to produce equipment of increasing reliability and efficiency. During this time period,

Washington State Ferry Delivered In 168 Days By Hydraulic Fishing Supply

The 333-passenger ferry W.L. Callahan was recently delivered by Hydraulic Fishing Supply, Inc., Anacortes, Wash., to the State of Washington. The vessel was designed, built and delivered in a specified contract period of 168 days. Naval architects

Gaston Joins Bulkfleet Marine As Manager Of Engineering Services

Richard J. Gaston has joined B u l k f l e e t Marine Corporation, Houston, as manager of engineering services. His responsibilities include maintenance and repair, c r ew t r a i n i n g , supplying the boats, and assisting in the construction of new vessels.

Dravo Corp. Awarded $4 Million To Build Barge Unloader

Dravo Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pa., has received a contract in excess of $4 million to design, engineer and build a continuous bucket-elevator barge unloader for Cajun Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. of New Roads, La. The new unloader, designed to unload 5,

 
 
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