Charles W. Mann has been named president of MonArk Boat Company in Monticello, Ark. Prior to his promotion, he had been serving as corporate vice president for sales and marketing. Zach McClendon Jr., chairman of MonArk Industries, the parent company
Western Oceanic Inc. and Far East- Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. announced they have signed a contract for the construction of a mobile self-elevating drilling unit for operation in up to 300-foot water depths. The unit will be built in Singapore for delivery in March 1981.
Webb Institute of Naval Architecture recently announced the Jeremy B. Blood Research Assistantship in Marine Engineering. Jeremy B. Blood, class of 1922, was professor of marine engineering at Webb Institute from 1926 through 1946. He subsequently headed
Indal Technologies of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, recently announced that it has received a $10- million contract from Saint John Shipbuilding Limited of Saint John, N.B., to supply Recovery Assist, Securing and Traversing (RAST) systems and
As this article is being written, the chief executive officer of an American ocean carrier is on trial for alleged participation in the discharge of contaminated wheat into waters of the South China Sea. The charges were brought under the somewhat obscure U.
Raytheon Service Company, of Glen Burnie, Md., was recently awarded a contract exceeding $1 million by Bethlehem Steel Corp. as part of the Navy TAKX program. Raytheon Service Company will supply commercial electronic navigational and communication
Tano Corporation of New Orleans, a Rexnord company, has been awarded a $2.7-million contract addition by the U.S. Coast Guard to manufacture electronic control systems for five cutters. With this follow- on award for five shipsets, added to a
Cammell Laird has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to drydock and upgrade the RFA helicopter support ship Argus. This award follows the successful refit of the RFA Fort Rosalie earlier this year. The RFA Argus is designated as a helicopter