The appointment of Victor Yih- Yung Chen to the position of head of the Scientific Department in the Portsmouth, Virginia Production Division was announced recently by Richard R. Hopkins, assistant vice president of J.J. Henry Co., Inc., Moorestown, N.
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.
With a combined sum of two and half centuries of shipbuilding experience, the new Spanish shipbuilding conglomerate, IZAR — billed as shipbuilding's new one-stop shop — is hardly a neophyte entering the highly competitive world of international shipbuilding.
A.C. Brown, vice president of J.J. Henry Company Moorestown/ Norfolk Operations, has announced several management promotions. David F. McMullen has been appointed director of marketing and contracts for commercial works. Previously, he was contracts
Reed M. Bailey has joined Selkirk Metalbestos Commercial/Industrial Operations as staff engineer for the Model PS product line. He is working out of the company's Logan, Ohio, headquarters, according to a recent announcement by Daniel P. Jordan, vice president of marketing.
Nicholas N. Rivera and James A. Willis recently joined the staff of Designers & Planners, Inc. (D&P), a firm of naval architects and marine engineers with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and offices in Philadelphia and San Diego. Ferd Serim,
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA) has just been awarded a level-of-effort design contract by the Military Sealift Command, Pacific (MSCPAC), under which the San Francisco firm of naval architects and marine engineers will be called on to
Howard H. Hemphill has joined Schnitzer-Levin Marine Company in San Francisco, Calif., as manager of marine service, according to Wallace Z. Levin, general manager of the firm. Mr. Hemphill is owner of Earthwide Marine Service, and formerly a
Lester Rosenblatt, p r e s i d e nt and chairman of the board of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural and marine engineering firms, recently announced the promotions of Zackary Awer and Stephen Halpern to vice president,
Inc., Seattle naval architects and marine engineers, and the Norwegian-owned Maritime Technical Consultants Corporation of Seattle was announced recently. The announcement was made jointly by B.F. Jensen and Kaspar Overaa of MTCC. The merged organization will