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 F. O'Boyle, vice president- sales of the Western Hemisphere of Magnus Maritec International, Inc., 150 Roosevelt Place, Palisades Park, N.J. 07850, has announced that rapid expansion of sales activities has resulted in three promotions.
Twin Disc, Incorporated of Racine, Wis., has announced the formation of a task force to market the MGN-Z line of marine transmissions throughout North America. This line of marine products, for diesel engines rated 634 to 3,671 kw (850 to 4,850 hp),
John (Jack) J. McCarthy has joined Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser I n d u s t r i e s , Inc., Waukesha, Wis., as director of domestic field sales. In this position, Mr. McCarthy is responsible for the division's distributor organization and
The tremendous increase in drilling and production platforms around the world has caused the petroleum industry to place new emphasis on protecting lives and equipment from the hazards of fire. This need has caused equipment manufacturers to search
Throughout the world, shipping companies are converting to less powerful but more efficient propulsion, switching to diesels, or striving to get a better handle on fuel consumption in both diesel engines and steam turbines. A New O r l e a n s - b a s e d technology company,
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.
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
Donald J. Noonan has been named manager of marketing for the Marine and Industrial Products Department of General Electric's Aircraft Engine Group. In announcing Mr. Noonan's appointment, O.R. Bonner, general manager, said that Mr. Noonan will
Marine Industries Northwest Incorporated (MINI) recently drydocked the freighter Redfin to install a new bow thruster unit. The 2,800-ton drydock MINI 1, had previously lifted the Redfin's twin sister Yellowfin for a routine drydocking. Installation