Salzgitter • Kocks • Bulk Systems of Pittsburgh, Pa., recently received a contract to design, supply, and install a new multicommodity bulk ship loader for the port of Houston Authority, Houston, Texas. The ship loader will have box construction for the gantry and boom.
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
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.
Senior Technical Advisor to the U.S. Coast Guard in Washington, D.C., Robert J. Lakey, has resigned from the Coast Guard to join the marine consulting, brokering and trading firm Helge Ringdal, Inc., 1100 Milam, Suite 2775, Houston, Texas 77002.
Moran Kurz Shipping Agencies, Inc., based in the World Trade Center in New York City, will be formed by Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc. of New England, and the Kurz interests of Philadelphia, Pa. The Kurz interests are owners of Kurz New York Agency, Inc.
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.
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.
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.
Aqua-Dyne Corporation of Houston, Texas, has published a 12-page color brochure on their high-pressure jet-blasting equipment used as an industrial surface cleaning tool. Handsomely wrapped in a panoramic view of the Grand Canyon with the caption
Autocator Controls, a division of T.P. Hudgins & Associates, Inc., of Houston, Texas, has been appointed the exclusive representative f o r Veronesi Separatori of Italy, manufacturers of precision centrifuges for purifying and clarifying oils