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Port Of Houston Terminal Installs Three LeTourneau 50-Ton Straddle Hoist Cranes

Marathon Manufacturing Company's Longview Division has delivered three LeTourneau 50-ton-capacity, rubber-tired Straddle Hoist cranes ordered by the Port of Houston (Texas) for its Barbours LASH/Container Terminal. All three cranes represent a total investment

 

New Hose Breakaway Coupling Prevents Spillage —Literature Available

A hose safety breakaway coupling designed to avert the danger of broken hoses and reduce the risk of pollution, will be shown for the first time in the United States at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas, May 5-8, 1980. The hose

Strachan Shipping Co. Elects Mickey Lane To Board Of Directors

The election of Mickey Lane, vice president of Strachan Shipping Company, to the board of directors was announced by Thomas H. Adams, president of Strachan Shipping Company. Mr. Lane, vice president-West Gulf for Strachan, has been associated with the firm for the past 17 years.

Delta Steamship Lines Names Dale Miller

Dale R. Miller has been appointed a sales representative for the Houston, Texas, office of Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., according to an announcement by Fred A. Wendt, senior vice president- traffic and sales, of the New Orleans, La.-based company.

Two Orders For Six LNG Ships At GD-Quincy Yard Will Exceed $1 Billion

Within a recent one-week period, General Dynamics Corporation accepted two conditional orders f o r six liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers at a total cost of more than $1 billion. Three of the ships were ordered by Zapata Western LNG Inc., a subsidiary of Zapata Corporation of Houston.

Ingram Exploration Names Thomas M. Ellis Jr. VP Of Exploration

Thomas M. Ellis Jr. has been named vice president of exploration for Ingram Exploration Company, New Orleans, La., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Corporation, it was announced recently by James A. O'Neill Jr., Ingram Corporation president.

Three Rigs To Cost $ 9 0 . 3 M i l l i o n A p p r o v ed By M a r A d For T i t l e XI

The Maritime Administration has approved in principle the application by Global Marine Deepwater Drilling, Inc., Los Angeles, for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of three jackup drilling rigs. Global Marine has not yet

G l o b a l M a r i n e Oil A n d Gas Unit Names Hatcher President

David A. Hatcher has been appointed president of Challenger Minerals Inc., the oil and gas exploration and development subsidiary of Global Marine Inc., it was announced recently by C. Russell Luigs, president and chief executive officer of Global Marine.

H e m p e l Coatings Announces C h a n g es

Thor Bakke, president and CEO of Hempel Coatings (USA), Inc., has announced changes in the management and national organization. The U.S. market area has been split into three regional sections: an Eastern Region, where Joel Benetti, located at Rutherford, N.

Farmer Named Worldwide Operations Manager For Sonat Offshore Drilling

James R. Farmer has been promoted to manager of worldwide operations for Sonat Offshore Drilling Inc., according to a recent announcement by company president W.C. O'Malley. Mr. Farmer joined Sonat Offshore in 1966 and was named ad- ministrative manager of operations in 1970.

 
 
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