Rados International Corporation, naval architects, marine engineers, consultants, marine surveyors, and ship's brokers of San Pedro, Calif., recently announced the signing of a design and engineering contract for the construction of six tuna purse seiners for the Government of Mexico.
The appointment of Victor Yih- Yung Chen to the position of head of the Scientific Department in the Portsmouth, Virginia Production Division was announced recently by Richard R. Hopkins, assistant vice president of J.J. Henry Co., Inc., Moorestown, N.
McDermott Shipyards recently completed a specialized, twin-packaged drilling rig (shown above) for Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company, for contract use on Texaco's Harvest "A" platform in the Santa Maria Basin, Calif. The rig was disassembled at McDermott's New Iberia, La.
Dravo Corporation's Engineering Works Division announced the appointments of Larry A. Greene as manager, marine sales, and Ralph A. Jelic as Midwestern sales manager-marine. Mr. Greene was formerly general manager of New York Life and management consultant of L.
Joseph Maurelli, chairman and president of Techmatics, Inc., has appointed Walter S. Szczypinski as vice president of the engineering services company located in Arlington, Va. He joined the firm after 25 years of commissioned service in the U.
A 50 percent improvement in pipe fabrication shop productivity was achieved recently through improved work scheduling in a shipyard pilot project sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Panel SP-8 on Industrial Engineering.
Design of a multipurpose mobilization ship suitable for both rapid production in wartime and commercial needs in peacetime will be unveiled November 6 by the Maritime Administration (MarAd), an agency of the Department of Commerce. The forum will
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
James D. Palmer, executive vice president of J.J. Henry Company, has announced the elections of Robert B. McFadden to vice president-production, John H. Klose to vice president-project management, and T.K. Lawrence to assistant vice president-Hampton Roads Operation.
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.