Given the rigorous commercial and physical environments in which sea commerce is conducted, shipowners are understandably conservative. The requirement for machinery and equipment reliability is all the more intense in a maritime setting, due to
In its further commitment to handle substantial increases of oceanborne imports of LPG in the near future, Sea-3, Inc., Houston, Texas, a Gazocean Group Company, has appointed two new vice presidents. Jerome W. Jackson has been named vice president of marketing for the East and West Coasts,
Houston Offshore International, Inc. has ordered construction of an offshore oil drilling rig from Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas shipyard. Announcement of the contract was made by Jerry E. Chiles, president of Houston Offshore, and Barry Long,
Ranging from a small, maneuverable coastal and inland multi-mission environmental boat to a large new generation deepwater supply vessel, this year's top ten workboats built by second-tier U.S. and Canadian shipyards represent a wide range of hull styles,
Matson Navigation Company has ordered 11 Econics fuel optimization systems to equip all of the boilers on the major ships of the fleet. This order followed a six-month evaluation of a system that was installed on one of the two 110,000 pound hour B&W boilers of Matson's Manulani,
Col. James G. Ton, past president of the Philadelphia Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), received the SAME Board of Directors Service Award from Brig. Gen. William T. Meredith, USAF (ret.), regional vice president and a national director of SAME, and Dr.
IMODCO has opened a Far East marketing office situated in Shaw Towers, Suite 2109 on Singapore's Beach Road. Leonard K. Watts, transferred from Los Angeles, Calif, headquarters, has been named regional manager. In making the announcement, Alfred W.
Elliott S. Braswell Sr., chairman and chief executive officer of the Braswell Services Group, Inc., Charleston, S.C., recently announced the formation of Astilleros Braswell International, S. A., a Panamanian company. This company will further expand Braswell Ser- vices Group, Inc.
Hubert E. Russell, president and chief executive officer of Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., announced the election of Robert K. Richardson as vice president of the San Francisco-based firm of naval architects and marine engineers. Mr. Richardson
Energy Transportation Corporation, New York, N.Y., has announced the appointment of Gregory J. Masaitis to the position of vice president, Operations, where he will assume overall administrative and operating responsibility for the company's fleet,