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
A.C. Brown, vice president of J.J. Henry Company Moorestown/ Norfolk Operations, has announced several management promotions. David F. McMullen has been appointed director of marketing and contracts for commercial works. Previously, he was contracts
The recent meeting of The Society of Marine Port Engineers New York, N.Y., Inc. heard a paper titled "Steam Propulsion Plant Optimization for Slower Steaming" presented by Chester W. Scott Jr., senior thermal systems engineer at General Electric's Marine Turbine & Gear Department in Lynn,
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.
The firm of Marine Engineering and Survey Associates, Ltd., has announced its incorporation under the laws of the State of Oregon, effective July 21, 1978. The announcement was made by Portland marine transportation consultant James H. Sanders,
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.
J.E. Cunningham, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott Incorporated, has announced the election of four additional vice presidents. Anton Salem has been elected vice president and administrative assistant to the chief executive officer.
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.
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,
1981 is shaping up to be a very busy year at Bailey Corporation. The New Orleans firm is presently building ship's stores boxes for five tankers under construction at nearby Avondale Shipyards. "We're probably the only Gulf Coast company that