Davie Shipbuilding Limited recently launched the second in a series of marine jackup drilling rigs. Mrs. Lillian Schindler broke the traditional bottle of champagne and thereby launched and christened the Glomar Jackup II. Mrs. Schindler is the wife of Marvin Schindler.
Traditionally, at the last scheduled meeting of the year, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers reserves the occasion for honoring its past chairmen. Robert E. Apple, outgoing chairman for the year,
Carl Biehl, chairman of the board of Biehl & Company, steamship agents for numerous shipping lines throughout the world, has announced the following managerial promotions in the Houston, Texas, office. T.E. Dugey, executive vice president, has
William B. Alexander, president of Airfilco Engineering, Inc. of New Orleans, La., has announced the appointment of John E. Riley as vice president and general manager of the company. Airfilco Engineering, Inc. is a gas process equipment supplier specializing
Gamlen Chemical Company, 333 Victory Avenue, South San Francisco, Calif. 94080, has announced the appointment of Joseph A. Nolet to the position of marine development manager, Gamlen America. The announcement was made by James A. Bellew, international marine