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.
Richard E. Bowe, chairman of the board and president of Ellicott Machine Corporation, and Charles D. Little, president of Ellicott Machine Corporation International, have announced the following three promotions and one hiring at Ellicott's Dredge Division.
Lester Rosenblatt, chairman of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., naval architects and marine engineers with headquarters in New York City, has announced the recent promotions of two long-time key employees to vice presidential positions. Carmine Laviola,
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
Seaward International, Inc. of Falls Church, Va., recently announced the promotion of Gus Ruetenik to the position of environmental products manager. In his new capacity, Mr. Ruetenik will have overall business responsibility for Seaward International's environmental products.
1981 is shaping up to be a very busy year at Bailey Corporation. The New Orleans firm is presently building ship's stores boxes for five tankers under construction at nearby Avondale Shipyards. "We're probably the only Gulf Coast company that
Blair M. Kerr, long identified in a management capacity with IMODCO, the pioneer offshore marine terminal company, has been named to the newly created position of vice president-business development. He was m a n a g i n g d i r e c t o r - IMODCO Limited,
The Eighth Congress of the Pan-American Institute of Naval Engineering (IPEN) will be held in Washington, D.C., at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Crystal City, Arlington, Va., September 11-17, 1983. In announcing plans for the meeting, Rear Adm. James W.
Henry J. Somerville has been appointed Director of Equipment Business Development for the newly-formed Corporate Business Development Group of Foster Wheeler Corporation. The group will direct Foster Wheeler's continued expansion into new fields of endeavor.
Myung-Won Sohn, formerly executive vice president of Hyundai Heavy Industries Company, Ltd., has been appointed president of Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Company, responsible for the management of the world's largest shiprepair yard. He joined HHI in