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.
The Camden Ship Repair Company, a shipyard which has been repairing vessels since 1834, has recently invested a million dollars in purchasing and reconditioning a 700-ton floating drydock. This facility can accommodate ships up to 160 feet in length and 60 feet in beam.
A large turnout of members and guests attended the recent second meeting of the 1983-84 season of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Guest speaker was David B. Sucharski of ARCO Oil and Gas Company in Dallas.
James E. Cunningham, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott Incorporated, New Orleans, has announced that Robert E. Howson has been elected president and chief operating officer of its Marine Construction Unit. This unit is
Epoxo, a non-slip safety coating that helps prevent hazardous slips and falls on offshore rigs and aboard ship is now available from American Abrasive Metals Company. Designed for a highprofile, h e a v y - d u t y t r a c t i o n, Epoxo was originally
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.
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