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. C.R. North has been appointed vice president-sales of M o r a n - T h i b o d e a u x Shipping Agencies, Inc., it was announced by F. Robert Black, president and chairman of the board. Captain North will be headquartered in the World Trade Building in Houston,
John F. Borum, vice president of the American Bureau of Shipping, has received the Outstanding Professional Achievement Award from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y. He is a 1944 graduate of the Academy. This prestigious award
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
Crutcher Resources Corporation, P.O. Box 3227, Houston, Texas 77001, has announced it has signed an amended license agreement with Brown & Root, Inc. on Brown & Root's rights to use CRC's automatic welding system in marine operations. Don H. Hartmann,
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,
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.
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