Petronio Elected VP-Engineering At Pool Company Of Houston

B.D. Miller, vice president of Pool Company's Operations Support Services Division, has announced that Nicholas Petronio has been elected vice presidentengineering. He is responsible for all engineering support for the company's three expanding operating units—Pool Well Servicing Company,


Seaworthy Engine Systems Names Wilson To VP Post

David A. O'Neil, president of Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc., Essex, Conn., has announced the appointment of Charles W. Wilson to the post of vice president. Mr. Wilson will manage the downtown New York City office and will be Seaworthy's area technical representative.

Research Winches for R/V Maria S. Merian

Seven special winches were supplied by Hatlapa in December 2003 after being tested and demonstrated in the factory. These winches are intended for the new research vessel Maria S. Merian, which will support the vessel Polarstern during operations in the Arctic.

Penske G M Power Head Discusses Service Support For Maritime Industry

Penske GM Power, Inc. of Lodi, N.J., was host recently to some 25 New York area marine operating and engineering personnel at a Whitehall Club luncheon. Company president Eugene Enlow told guests that Penske has the desire and ability to provide service support for the marine industry.

Bergesen Orders Four Tankers From Hitachi

Norwegian shipping group Bergesen d.y. ordered four 296,000 dwt tankers from Japan's Hitachi Zosen Corp. for $263.7 million. Officials said the vessels were all under construction, and one will be delivered in the first quarter of 2000, two in

MarAd Approves Sale Of Delta Line To U.S. Lines

The Maritime Administration has given its approval for United States Lines, Inc. to acquire the ships and other assets of Delta Steamship Lines, Inc. Under the agreement, USL will buy the 11 existing Delta ships and will charter the three being

EC: Spanish Shipyards Owe €308.3M

The Spanish shipbuilding establishment received a financial blow when the European Commission ruled last month that aid provided was not in line with EC rules on State aid to shipbuilding. In a nutshell, Izar owes 6 308.3 million, plus interest,

Hitachi Announces Top Management Appointments

Hitachi Zosen, Tokyo, Japan, has announced the assignment of new management positions. At a recent meeting of the board of directors, Masaru Hattori was elected the new chairman, and Toshio Murayama was elected the new president of the company, effective immediately.

Hydranautics To Provide Skidding System For Perforadora Mexico S.A.

Hydranautics Hydraulic Systems, Goleta, Calif., recently announced receipt of a contract from National Supply Company, Houston, Texas, to provide a cantilever and drill floor skidding system for use on a Perforadora Mexico S.A. Class 1 11-C selfelevating drilling unit.

Metos Marine Offers New Cabin Fitting Concept

—Brochure Available Through the combined forces of Metos Marine and Parma-Marine, a new building concept for fitting ship cabins and other similar spaces has been conceived. The concept offers a planning service in the initial planning phase of a building project and,