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
R. Steven, C.Eng.M.I.Mar.E., has been appointed general manager of Odyssey Works, Ocean Fleets' ship repair and engineering works, Birkenhead, England. This is a new appointment to meet Odyssey Works' future program, which will involve marketing projects and consolidation of the ship repair,
Bruce E. Ball has been appointed product manager, mechanical goods, for the Ameroid® Marine Division of Drew Chemical Corporation, Boonton, N.J. Before joining Drew in 1967, Mr. Ball was chief engineer and port engineer with an international liner company in London.
With a combined sum of two and half centuries of shipbuilding experience, the new Spanish shipbuilding conglomerate, IZAR — billed as shipbuilding's new one-stop shop — is hardly a neophyte entering the highly competitive world of international shipbuilding.
The 333-passenger ferry W.L. Callahan was recently delivered by Hydraulic Fishing Supply, Inc., Anacortes, Wash., to the State of Washington. The vessel was designed, built and delivered in a specified contract period of 168 days. Naval architects
Joseph T. Kearney has been named assistant vice president, engineering by I n t e r n a t i o n al Ocean T r a n s p o r t Corporation, Philadelphia, Pa., and affiliated companies Grand Bassa Tankers, Inc. and Interocean Management Corp. He will be based in their Philadelphia home office.
Louis J. Conti, chairman of the board of Marine Transport Lines, has announced a number of promotions in the operations and financial staffs of the company. Joseph G. Drescher has been appointed vice president-operations. He has been with the company for 14 years,
Seatrain Shipbuilding Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., a wholly owned subsidiary of Seatrain Lines, Inc., has announced the appointment of Edward P. Hellenbrecht as chief marine engineer. In making the announcement, John Serrie, president of the company, said: "Mr.
Woodward-Clyde Consultants has announced the appointment of Dr. Joseph M. Colonell to the position of senior project engineer with the firm's Anchorage office. Prior to joining Woodward- Clyde, he was affiliated with the University of Alaska's Institute of Marine Science,
J.J. Henry Co., Inc. of New York City, one of the leading naval architects in the U.S., recently announced the appointment of Roger C. Ffooks of London as the company's European representative. J.J. Henry Co. has engaged for many years in the