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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


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

Skagit Corporation Appoints F.K. Weimann

Fritz K. Weimann has been appointed manager of long-range planning and product development, according to Skagit Corporation's director of marketing, George B. Klos. Mr. Weimann will be responsible for long-range planning with emphasis on new products,

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.

Camlock Appoints Alexander Industries

Alexander Industries, Inc. has been appointed exclusive sales agent for Camlock Flange Sales Corp. (C-L Couplings), covering the area of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Alabama. The patented C-L Coupling represents a revolutionary

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

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.

Lavalin Ocean Systems Formed In Canada To Provide Underwater Service

Lavalin Services, Inc. of Montreal (Quebec) Canada, and Solus Ocean Systems, Inc. of Houston, Texas, have agreed to form a jointly owned Canadian company to be called Lavalin Ocean Systems, Ltd. The company's headquarters will be located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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.

Aqua-Dyne Offers Brochure On Jet-Blasting Equipment

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

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