John T. Gilbride Jr., general manager of Todd's Seattle yard, recently announced the promotions of Lawrence H. Hagen to director of industrial and public relations, and Dennis M. Plumb to personnel manager. Mr. Hagen has been employed continuously
McAllister Brothers, Inc. recently announced the merger into its organization of Baker-Whiteley Towing Co., one of the two major tug operators in the Port of Baltimore. The announcement was made by Anthony J. McAllister Jr., president of the New York, N.
The West German shipyard Orenstein & Koppel, Lubeck, recently delivered the fourlegged, floating crane platform Biber 500. Built for Nassbaggerei Grun & Bilfinger of Hamburg, the platform was designed and constructed in 14 months. RSV Gusto Engineering B.
The Navy's 22nd Aegis guided missile cruiser, the U.S.S. Anzio, CG 68, is scheduled to be commissioned into the Atlantic fleet at the Norfolk Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia this month. Captain H. Wyman Howard, Jr., USN, will be accepting command of the ship, with Lieut.
ASRY's services were high in demand last year, as the yard reported a satisfactory performance for 1999, following the record volume of repairs seen in 1998. A total of 114 vessels underwent repair work at ASRY — ranging from ULCCs to offshore
Congressman John M. Murphy, Chairman of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, and Zenon N. Sdougos, Director, Marine Safety Division, Inter- Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO), London, England, will be the principal speakers
Keppel Philippines Shipyard, Inc. (KPSI) has enhanced its capability by adding a new 20,000-deadweight ton floating drydock to its facilities. The firm now has three docks, two others with capacities of 6,000 dwt each. Named Keppel Floating Dock No.
Atlantic Sandblasting & Coatings, Inc. was recently awarded a sandblasting and coatings contract for a total of 14 ships by PEMEX and Sociedad Civil Seccion of Mexico. The first ship of a total of 14, the Plan de Guadalupe, arrived in Tampa, Fla.
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) classed 55 vessels worldwide in September, totaling 1,129,407 deadweight tons or 611,884 gross tons. The vessels classed during the month included two very large crude carriers (VLCCs), one selfelevating drilling
In a move which effectively creates a defense and marine naval construction giant, Northrop Grumman Corp. and Litton Industries jointly announced late last month that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Northrop Grumman will acquire