Thor Bakke has been appointed president of Hempel Coatings (USA), Inc., as part of Hempel's ongoing program to consolidate and strengthen their U.S. and Canadian operations. Mr. Bakke is a native of Norway, receiving his degree in mechanical engineering
Allen Zang has been named president of The American Ship Building Company's Nashville Bridge Company (Nabrico) Division, it was announced in Cleveland, Ohio, by Francis W. Theis, president and chief executive officer of the parent corporation.
Kenneth W. Waldorf has been named vice president of Zapata Corporation's Technical Services Group, with responsibility for new construction of offshore drilling rigs, marine service and fishing vessels, and fish processing plants. This represents
Hillman Barge & Construction Company of Brownsville, Pa., has announced the launching of the 400th barge the company has built for the Crounse Corporation of Paducah, Ky. Like the first barge Hillman built for Crounse in 1964, this 195-foot by
Reporting this year's SMM 2000 Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology Exhibition as "booked out," Hamburg Messe is dubbing the exhibition as one that is multi-cultural and lingual — the biannual conference is predicted to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors from 42 countries.
Fabrication of custom-built marine equipment for three Midwest firms has been completed recently by Maxon Marine Industries, Inc. of Tell City, Ind. Three identical deck barges (one shown above) were ordered by the J . S . Alberici Construction Company, Inc.
Robert J. Blackwell, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce, has announced the award of a $137,446,600 subsidized shipbuilding contract to Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., for the construction of
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Jered Brown Brothers is the American source for spare and repair parts manufactured by the internationally renowned John Hastie of Greenock Ltd., Scotland, including parts for the well-known Hele-Shaw pump, the company announced recently. A separate facility in Auburn Hills, Mich.
Launched in March 2001, The Marine Export Partnership (MEP) is a new initiative designed to assist British marine companies in their exporting efforts and to raise the profile of the British marine industry to potential overseas customers. The
Astilleros Espanoles, S.A. recently held a special stockholders' meeting in the Assembly Room of the Spanish Industry Institute (I.N.I.), Madrid, to authorize the board-of directors to increase the capital stock of the company by 50 percent during the next few years.