An offshore jacking system built by National Supply Company, Houston, will give "legs" to a cargo handling barge designed for shipping major marine components between New England shipyards. The jacking system will enable General Dynamics' Electric
Marathon Marine Engineering Company has named John S. Laird III as manager of engineering and has appointed David R. Lewis to the position of chief structural engineer. The announcement of these two appointments was made by Robert E. Bradbury Jr.
National Supply Company, major oilfield equipment manufacturer, has a p p o i n t e d David D. Kelley to a newly created position of sales engineer-Offshore Platform Coordination. Mr. Kelley is responsible for liaison with production platform designers
Dreco, Inc., a Houston-based oilfield equipment and s e r v i ce company, has announced the formation of Dreco Technologies Incorporated (DRETECH), a wholly owned Dreco company. W.I). Frame, general manager of U.S. Operations for Dreco, made the announcement.
Flume Stabilization Systems, a division of John J. McMullen Associates, Inc., has announced the appointment of Peter C. Maschke as sales manager of the division. Mr. Maschke's responsibilities will include sales of the Flume and Elektrofin Roll Stabilization Systems,
Brown & Root, Inc., Houston, Texas, a Halliburton Company, has announced the promotion of two new vice presidents, and the addition of another. Frank A. Akin, formerly manager of Business Development- Marine Services, was promoted to vice president-Business Development, Operations Services.
Richard J. Gaston has joined B u l k f l e e t Marine Corporation, Houston, as manager of engineering services. His responsibilities include maintenance and repair, c r ew t r a i n i n g , supplying the boats, and assisting in the construction of new vessels.
Alan C. McClure Associates, Inc. of Houston, naval architects and engineers, specializing in consultation work for a range of offshore and marine transportation related activities, has announced that Fred E. Shumaker has joined the firm as vice president.
Halliburton Company and its subsidiary Brown & Root, Inc., P.O. Box 3, Houston, Texas 77001, has announced that Thomas J. Feehan, formerly Group vice president, has been named president and chief executive officer of Brown & Root. Mr. Feehan also was
C.E. Stinnett Jr., president of Austin Marine, Inc., 925 South Loop West, Houston, Texas 77025, an Austin Industries company, announces the appointment of Don McGee as manager, market development. Austin Marine is a contractor for heavy marine construction,