West State, Inc. (WSI) recently announced that Tore Steen has been appointed president and chief executive officer. Mr. Steen will assume the role from Doug Watson, owner of WSI, who will become chairman. WSI is one of three major marine repair companies in Portland, Ore.
Name White Rose Builder Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Owner Husky Oil Operation Type FPSO For many years now, contracts for ships and floating units to operate in an offshore environment have been much-prized value-added goals at Samsung.
Although funding for Senator Ted Stevens's "Build and Charter" program has been appropriated by the Congress, this particular effort to revive commercial shipbuilding in the United States cannot become a reality until the authorization plan makes its way through Congress and the White House.
One of the most labor- and fuel-efficient bulk material carriers on the Great Lakes entered service in June 2000. The self-unloading barge Great Lakes Trader is owned by Great Lakes Marine Leasing, Portland, Ore., and operated by VanEnkevort Tug and Barge, Bark River, Mich.
Propulsion Controls Engineering (PCE), San Diego, Calif., has received a contract for the installation of new pneumatic systems on 18 of the U.S. Navy's LST Class ships. PCE president John P. Reilly said the new contract calls for removal of the
Ken Howe has been named manager of marine repair at Jeffboat, a subsidiary of American Commercial Marine Service Company in Jeffersonville, Ind. In his new position, Mr. Howe will be responsible for the management of marine repair as well as Jeffboat's machine shop.
NuFlex, Inc., Linden, N.J., manufacturers of composite transfer hoses for petroleum and chemicals, recently announced the availability of large bore composite vapor hoses. NuFlex manufactures 4-, 6-, 8- and 10-inch ID vapor hoses designed to meet
The following special section highlights the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance, shipboard communications, weapons, etc. The section covers contracts awarded between July 13 and September 30, 1988. For contracts prior to these dates,
Walter Thorsen, president, Walter Thorsen Inc. and past president of the Marine Square > Club, recently announced the election and installation of officers in the Marine Square Club. The officers are as follows: Comdr. Sydney Tharrington, USCG (ret.
Shipowners, shipbuilders and bankers were told at a recent meeting in London that as much as $200 billion will be needed over the next decade to replace the world's aging shipping fleets. Rex Harrington, of the Royal Bank of Scotland, forecast that