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.
Seabury C. McGown has been appointed to the post of manager of contracts administration for Uniflite, Inc., fiberglass boat manufacturer headquartered in Bellingham, Wash., with a second plant in Swansboro, N.C., according to John L. Thomas, president.
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
Rados International Corporation, naval architects, marine engineers, consultants, marine surveyors, and ship's brokers of San Pedro, Calif., recently announced the signing of a design and engineering contract for the construction of six tuna purse seiners for the Government of Mexico.
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point shipyard near Baltimore has announced that it will begin work soon on the construction of two oceanographic survey ships (T-AGS) for the U.S. Navy. The recently awarded contract has a value of approximately $130 million for both vessels.
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
Controversy continues to plague the European fishing industry. Within days a so-called "tuna war" hit the headlines with ax-wielding Spanish fishermen boarding British drift netters and news broke of a spate of newbuild orders going to foreign
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
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
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA) has been named by the State of Alaska as the recip- ient of a study contract for the planned replacement of the Tustumena in the Alaska Ferry fleet, it was announced recently by Hugh F. Munroe, president