AMCA Forms Marine Unit; Names Gwyn President

AMCA International Corporation recently announced the formation of a new Marine Division to serve the offshore construction industry. Appointed president of the Marine Division is Peter J. Gwyn who has had extensive experience in marine construction.

 

Campbell Industries Names Arthur Yeend

Arthur J. Yeend has been named assistant to the president of Campbell Industries, San Diego, Calif. 92112, with primary responsibilities in the area of development and improvements in the company's fishing vessel construction programs. Although he has been absent for a few years, Mr.

St. Augustine Shipbuilding Vessel For Caribbean Service Designed By DeJong & Lebet

The M/V Delmar L., recently constructed at St. Augustine Shipbuilding Corporation, is the latest of many vessels designed by the Jacksonville naval architectural firm of De- Jong & Lebet, Inc., for operation in the Caribbean. The Delmar L. operates between the island of Andros,

Parmater Named President Bultema Dock & Dredge And LaCrosse Dredging

John R. Parmater has been named president of Bultema Dock & Dredge Company and LaCrosse Dredging Corporation. Both the Muskegon, Mich.-based firms are subsidiaries of The Canonie Companies, Inc. Mr. Parmater, a graduate of the University of Colorado holds a BSCE degree.

Glomar Robert F. Bauer Christened At FELS

Far East Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. (FELS) recently christened the Glomar Robert F Bauer, a 2,500-foot wd drillship. The vessel was christened by Mrs. Dorothy M. Bauer, wife of the former president and founder of Global Marine. The drillship,

Texaco Signs Globtik Ship Management Contract

William R. Cumming, president of Texaco Marine Services, Inc., recently announced that TMSI has signed a ship management agreement with Globtik Tankers London Limited to manage the tankers M/V Brazil Pride and M/V Brazil Glory. TMSI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Texaco Inc.

Robins Named Managing Director-Business Operations At Rolls-Royce

Sir William Duncan, chairman and chief executive of Rolls-Royce Limited, has announced changes in the top management of the company. Ralph Robins, formerly director- civil engines, has been appointed managing director-business operations. He will

Raising the Standard for Bulk Carrier Cranes

A new generation of cranes purpose-designed for bulk carriers of up to 60,000 dwt has been introduced by MacGREGOR Cranes. The MacGREGOR- Hagglunds GLB-2 bulk crane is a two-wire model with a maximum hoisting capacity of 30 tons, and is available with a range of jib lengths from 59 x 98.

New Customer Support Organization Implemented By Honeywell Marine

Honeywell Marine Systems Operations in Seattle has implemented a new Customer Support Organization designed to provide local service to the firm's worldwide service areas. "By dividing our service areas into three separate zones, with self-contained service capabilities,

NASSCO Elects V o r t m a nn President A n d CEO

National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) recently announced that R.H. Vortmann has been elected president and chief executive officer of NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morrison- Knudsen Company, Inc. He succeeds C.L. French, chairman and chief executive officer, who retired.