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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.

 

Du Pont's Maintenance Painting Service Lowers Costs On Offshore Platforms

After building a 12-year onshore success record, Du Pont has moved its cost-reducing Maintenance Painting Service (MPS) offshore to oil drilling and production platforms and other marine structures. In the past two years, Du Pont's Offshore MPS

Francis A. Martin And Ottaway, Inc. Name Norman Jensen Partner

Harry J. Ottaway, president of Francis A. Martin and Ottaway, Inc., 25 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10004, has announced that Norman C. Jensen has become a partner of the firm and will hold the position of vice president and director. Mr. Jensen is a graduate of the U.

Sun Names Martinson Program Manager For Matson Containership

Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, Pa., has named Albert M. Martinson Jr. program manager for the Matson containership (Sun Hull No. 678) construction program. In his new post, he will report to Robert Galloway, executive vice president, and will have

Shallow-Draft Bulk Carrier Study Award To M. Rosenblatt

The U.S. Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration, has awarded a $197,362 Research & Development contract to M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., naval architects and marine engineers of New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, to assess future

Two Vice Presidents And An Assistant Vice President Named AT J.J. Henry Co.

James D. Palmer, executive vice president of J.J. Henry Company, has announced the elections of Robert B. McFadden to vice president-production, John H. Klose to vice president-project management, and T.K. Lawrence to assistant vice president-Hampton Roads Operation.

Kaiser Engineers Awarded Service Contract For Trident Sub Facilities

R a y m o n d International Inc., Houston, Texas, announced recently that its subsidiary, Kaiser Engineers, Inc. of Oakland, Calif., has been awarded a contract to provide i n d u s t r i a l engineering services for the East Coast Trident Refit Facility under development by the U.

IMODCO Gets $14-Million Mooring Terminal Job Offshore Abu Dhabi

Zakum Development Company, operating for the National Oil Company of Abu Dhabi, h a s awarded IMODCO of Los Angeles, a pioneer offshore marine terminal builder, a contract in excess of $14 million for the engineering, construction, and installation of two Single Point Mooring systems.

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

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. Opens Newport News, Va. Office —R. Delia Rocca Named

James J. Convy, executive vice president-Operations of Gibbs & Cox, Inc., one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural firms, has announced the opening of the Newport News Division, 6060 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, Va. The Newport News

 
 
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