Richard R. Hopkins, president of J JH Inc., recently announced the establishment of the small boat engineering department at the Arlington, Va., office of JJH Inc. This group has the responsibility of providing engineering services to the small
Owners, Operators, Suppliers Enter 1991 With Renewed Optimism Optimism is certainly the prevailing feeling among owners, operators, builders and equipment suppliers of the workboat fleet serving the Gulf of Mexico as they enter 1991. This renewed
Michell Bearings has announced the appointment of Peter Pagan as president of Michell Bearings, Inc. U.S.A. Mr. Pagan was formerly vice president and marketing director of American Metal Bearing. Michell Bearings is the original company founded in England by A.
Michael J. Ucci has been appointed a vice president of AMCA International C o r p o r a t i o n . Mr. Ucci will concentrate on selective sales and marketing activities for the newly formed Marine Division which includes the products and services of its IMODCO and Wiley Manufacturing units.
One of the more difficult tasks facing both marine engineers and vessel owners contemplating new construction or the reengining of an existing vessel is keeping up with the latest developments in diesel engines for both main propulsion and auxiliary power.
Todd S h i p y a r d s Board Elects T w o Top E x e c u t i v e s A nd Reports P r o f i t a b l e Quarter
Todd Shipyards Corporation, headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., recently reported a profitable fiscal 1987 first quarter and the appointment of two Todd executives to top management positions. Following the retirement of J.T. Gilbride chairman and chief executive officer,
Backlog Of $16.6 Billion In Navy Construction Work At Yards; Shallow-Draft Vessel Construction On The Rise Navy Construction The prime generator of new ship construction remains the U.S. Navy. According to the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) 1988 Ship Construction Report,
Dr. Robert Johnson has been appointed president of ship engineering and design for Advanced Marine Enterprises, Inc. (AME) of Crystal City, Va. The announcement was made by Simon Glatz, CEO of AME, who said that Dr. Johnson is assuming the leadership of
Oil & Gas Rental Services, Inc., Morgan City, La., has exercised its option with Halter Marine, Inc., Lockport, La., to build a fourth 220- foot all-steel offshore supply boat. Construction and delivery of the $5- million-plus boat will be in 1991.
Moss Point Marine, Inc., Escatawpa, Miss., has completed the all-steel, 105-foot harbor tug, Paz, to the Panama Canal Commission, Republic of Panama. Original construction was begun by another shipyard which did not complete the vessel due to inclement