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.
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.
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
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.
Raymond International of Delaware, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond International Inc., 2801 South Post Oak Road, P.O. Box 22718, Houston, Texas 77027, has been awarded a contract for over $11 million in conjunction with the expansion of the Port of Warri, Nigeria.
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.
Marathon Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, has announced that with firm construction contracts negotiated in August f o r four of its offshore jackup drilling rigs, a total of $61 million has been added to its marine construction backlog.
Everett L. Case, vice president of marketing for the Process and Gas Division of Worthington Compressors, Inc., has announced senior management positions on his marketing and sales staff. Named to the marketing staff are Daniel J. Schiffhauer,
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.
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