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.
CDI Marine Company, naval architects and marine engineers, have announced expanding operations have resulted in the promotion of Don Eason to vice president, Operations- West. Mr. Eason will add to his current assignment as program manager for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard,
Ninety members and guests of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers recently attended a regular meeting held in Pier 91 Officers' Club, Seattle, Wash. After dinner, a technical paper titled "Application
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
Misener Industries, Inc., Tampa, Fla., has just published a new brochure describing its facilities. The four-color illustrated brochure gives a short background with photos of key personnel at the shipyard, along with a description of the various operations performed by the yard.
W. Barkley Fritz has joined the J.J. Henry Company Inc., naval architects and marine engineers, as supervisor of engineering computer operations, and will be based in the Moorestown, N.J., office. He reports to John H. Klose, director of the hull design division,
Seven major personnel changes were announced recently in the marine branch of Phillips Petroleum Co., Bartlesville, Okla. The new assignments are: Michel E. Dabbar, marine manager; Richard C. McFarland, director of fleet operations; C. Jeff Goodell,
R.K. Richie, president and chief operating officer of the McDermott Operating Unit of J. Ray McDermott & Co., Inc., recently announced a management realignment. In announcing the restructuring of the unit into five major areas of responsibility, Mr.
David J. Cornelsen has been promoted to manager, technical operations, for the Well Control Systems organization of National S u p p l y C o m p a n y , announced George E. Gray, general manager. Mr. Cornelsen will be responsible for all quality assurance,
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