The June meeting of the Long Beach- Greater Los Angeles Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers was held jointly with the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. The more than 160 participants
Promet Private Limited, Singapore, recently launched its second self-propelled jackup wells e r v i c e b a r g e , named Frank Purkey (shown above). Built for Sun Contractors, this barge was delivered at the end of May 1981. The Frank Purkey measures 110 feet by 50 feet by 10 feet.
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. in Singapore recently completed and delivered another jackup rig to Pool Company of Houston. Named Pool Rig 144, the 160-foot-water-depth jackup was towed to its location in the Arabian Gulf to operate for ARAMCO.
"Hamburg has the facilities — and the drive — to develop into the most important North Sea/Baltic port for handling United States cargoes," according to Helmut F.H. Hansen, executive director of port commerce, Port of Hamburg. That was the message
O & U Drilling, Inc. of Beaumont, Texas, and Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont shipyard recently commissioned an offshore jackup drilling rig and announced the ordering of two other rigs. One of the new rigs will be built at the Beaumont yard, and the second at the Singapore shipyard.
As part of its continuing expansion of services related to arrival of new 22,000-dwt container- RO/RO vessels, Gerald W. Chick has joined Gdynia America Line, Inc., New York, general agents for Polish Ocean Lines (POL), as manager of sales in the metropolitan New York region.
Amtorg Trading Corporation, which represents Soviet foreign trade organizations in the United States, will open a new office at the World Trade Center, New York, N.Y., this summer, it was announced by Viktor I. Bessmertniy, president and chairman of Amtorg, and Commissioner Andrew C.
Elmer R. Remkes has been named president of C-E Crest, a Tulsa, Okla.-based subsidiary of Combustion Engineering, Inc., which serves the international gas and oil industries. Before joining C-E Crest, Mr. Remkes was vice president and general manager of Santa Fe Engineering Services Co.
Donald J. Duffy has been appointed the Port of Oakland's manager of the Midwest Region, based in Chicago, it was announced recently by Ted Connolly, president of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners. In his new position, Mr. Duffy will be r
A new submerged arc chromemoly welding wire, called W-22, is available from the Western Steel Division of Armco. Produced by Armco to the American Welding Society Specification A5.23, Classification EB3, W-22 is a low-carbon, alloy steel wire containing 2.