Frank Kuntz introduced the new officers of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at their opening meeting for the new season. He takes his place with them as Chairman of the Section. William A.
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
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
Murray Burns has been named manager, process engineering, in charge of the mechanical and electrical engineering services of the Houston, Texas, office of Petro-Marine Engineering, Inc., according to John W. Owensby, president. The Gretna, La.
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.
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
J.J. Henry Co., Inc., consulting naval architects and designers of many distinctive ships since its establishment in 1947, has opened a branch office in Houston, Texas, it was announced by Charles Zeien, president. Mr. Zeien stated that the Houston office,
A new non-slip coating, proven in use by the U.S. Navy, is now available as original safety equipment for new or existing ships and offshore rigs, regardless of age. The safety coating is manufactured and marketed by American Abrasive Metals Co.
Myung-Won Sohn, formerly executive vice president of Hyundai Heavy Industries Company, Ltd., has been appointed president of Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Company, responsible for the management of the world's largest shiprepair yard. He joined HHI in
Frank L. Anastasio Jr. has been elected president of Marine Concrete Structures, Inc. The New O r l e a n s - b a s e d company is the largest builder in the United States of precast, prestressed concrete gravity structures used in the offshore oil and gas industry.