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.
Capt. Thomas A. King has been appointed superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y. The announcement was made by Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs. He succeeds Howard F. Casey, who
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
Maine Maritime Academy at Castine has been awarded a grant of $16,000 by the Henri Kummerman Foundation. Set up in 1977 by the president of the International MacGregor Organization, worldrenowned designers and supplier of marine cargo access equipment,
Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, Maritime Administration, has announced the appointment of Gerard E. Neumann to the newly created post of Deputy Assistant Administrator for Maritime Aids (Finance). For the past seven years Mr.
Milton G. Nottingham, spokesman for the 14,000-member Alumni Association of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., has expressed his organization's opposition to the proposed dismemberment of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee.
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